Join us for a free Brown Bag lecture series through a Title IV-E partnership between the University of Minnesota’s Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare, the Institute for Translational Research in Children’s Mental Health (ITR), the School of Social Work, and the Minnesota Department of Human Services’ Child Welfare Training System (MCWTS). Faculty from the University will be onsite at the Department of Human Services to provide four 1-hour presentations on practice issues related to working with children in out-of-home care. Coffee and dessert will be served. One CEU will be provided for each session.
Seating is limited. You must register for each brown bag session separately.
May 11, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Engaging Parents and Children Affected by Traumatic Stress: Updates on Screening and Trauma-Informed Practice—Dr. Abi Gewirtz
The presentation will provide an overview of trauma-informed practice, ways in which providers in diverse settings can learn strategies to support traumatized families. We will overview Minnesota initiatives to develop a trauma screening for children and a continuum of care for child trauma across multiple service settings.