Mental Health: In-Depth Applications for Child Welfare

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Description

Training provides an overview of successful case planning for children in foster care.  Course topics include referring to the mental health services,  use of screening tools, characteristics and behavior indicators of developmental and mental health concerns, use psychotropic medications with children in foster care, case management techniques with mental health service providers, understanding  the elements and criteria of Evidence-Based and Promising Practices, and matching available EBP’s with specific client needs.  This course will also describe key signs, symptoms and impacts of trauma, disrupted attachment, and childhood adversity and ways to incorporate trauma informed care into their day-to-day work.

Length (hours)

7

Prerequisite

Regional Core Training

Audience

Social Workers, Supervisors

Dates and Locations

 
Everett
External Registration Required
Classroom
October 30, 2017 - 8:30am - 4:30pm
Trainers:
Sandra Surface, Coach, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Everett DCFS Office 840 N. Broadway Building A Suite 340 Everett WA 98201, ACES Room Map
Spokane
External Registration Required
Classroom
December 18, 2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Trainers:
Charina Carothers
Location:
Spokane DCFS Office 1313 N Atlantic St STE 2000 Spokane WA 99201, Southwest Conference Room Map
Tacoma
External Registration Required
Classroom
March 15, 2018 - 8:30am - 4:30pm
Trainers:
Phoebe Mulligan, MSW, Clinical Director
Location:
Tacoma DCFS Office 1949 S State St Tacoma WA 98405, 195 Map

Registration Instructions

Please register directly in the LMS:

Maestro Course Code: 110182

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Tribal Members, CWTAP Students, and new CA hires who don't have LMS access: Please register using this form http://alliancecatalog.org/course-registration-cwtap-students-tribal-workers-and-new-workers-without-lms-access