Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma Part 3: Understanding Trauma's Effects - 04/22/23 - Webinar

April 22, 2023
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Participation
    Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/22/2023 - 10:00am PDT
Event ends: 
04/22/2023 - 12:00pm PDT
United States

Deanna Morrison -

Deanna Morrison is a Development and Facilitation Specialist for the Alliance. Her focus is working with foster parents and relative caregivers in coaching on key strategies in working through Trauma, understanding Family Time and other premiere educational curriculums. She also extends her expertise in working with licensed families who are working through compliance agreements. It has always been a career goal for her to work for UW Alliance as Deanna prides herself in helping the caregiver community navigate the DCYF system as well as provides support. She makes it her number one goal to let them know how valued they are for the jobs they do for our children in the Child Welfare system.

She started her career in 1994 with Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration as a Residential Counselor. Then in 2002, she joined Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) as a caseworker. Deanna’s case management experience is extensive, she has held positions in Child Protective Services, Child Welfare Services, Intake, Placement Coordinator, Unified Home Studies, and Foster Care Rate Assessments and Adoption/Guardianship Program Consultant 3. In 2018, Deanna accepted a position at DCYF HQ in Constituent Relations and a year later moved into the Program Managers position over Family Time.

Deanna enjoys learning, being challenged and is always broadening her horizons. Outside of her career, she shows Arabian and Half Arabian horses nationally and has done so since she was young. She enjoys this hobby with her parents, and she has many Regional and National titles with her horses.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Participation
    Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
There are no more spaces available for this course.

This course is an 8-Part Series “Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma” here is the schedule. 

April 19th :  Part 1:  5:30 to 7:30 pm
April 20th :  Part 2:  5:30 to 7:30 pm
April 22nd :  Part 3:  10 am to 12 pm (Saturday)
April 22nd :  Part 4:  2 pm to 4 pm (Saturday)
April 24th :  Part 5:  5:30 to 7:30 pm
April 25th :  Part 6:  5:30 to 7:30 pm
 April 26th :  Part 7:  5:30 to 7:30 pm
April 27th  :  Part 8:  5:30 to 7:30 pm
Each part of this 8-part training series must be taken in order, as the information builds upon itself. Registration will be reviewed and if you have not met this requirement, you will be notified, and your registration will be canceled. If you cannot attend all parts in order, please contact a trainer to work out scheduling. 

Please note: If Part 1 is open for registration if the course is available. You will not be able to register for parts 2-8. This will be done for you. 

 If you need assistance with registration and determining which sessions to sign up for, please contact Deanna Morrison at

If this course is full, you can reach out to Deanna Morrison to be added to our waitlist. 
Please follow the instruction to access your certificate: 
Sign into your Alliance account HERE 
1.    Click on the 'My Activities' tab
2.    Under 'Completed Activities', locate the course title
3.    On the far-right side of the screen is a column titled 'Certificates'
4.    Click the 'Download' link for the course
5.    A pdf copy of the certificate will be available to you to either
•    Save to your device and email to your Licensor, and/or Print for your records.