Title
Category
Credits
Event date
Cost
  • Social Worker
  • English
  • 4.00 Participation
$0.00
The Period of PURPLE Crying will provide social workers with an understanding of the importance of assessing for both prolonged crying in infancy and the caregiver’s ability to manage long periods of crying. Emphasis will be placed on safety in terms of the connection between prolonged crying and child abuse/neglect, as well as completion of the Period of PURPLE Crying Training Certification through dontshake.org (if not previously completed).
  • Social Worker
  • English
$0.00
The Plan of Safe Care is an element of case planning for families with infants born with and affected by substance abuse or withdrawal symptoms resulting from prenatal drug exposure, or a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, or born to a dependent youth. The Plan of Safe Care focuses on access to a network of community-based providers and support services and addresses the needs of both the infant and the family/caregiver.
  • Social Worker
  • 6.00 Participation
$0.00
Trauma Informed Engagement is a 6-hour course applying lessons from trauma studies to child welfare practice for children, youth, and adults. Participants will discuss practice guidelines crucial to trauma informed practice in any setting. Participants will learn to distinguish trauma from other adversities and suffering; describe the characteristics, dynamics and effects of trauma; and emphasize the ways in which chronic trauma and complex trauma compromise normal functioning.
  • Social Worker
  • Supervisors
  • 6.00 Participation
$0.00
For social workers, difficult conversations are part of a broad landscape of interactions necessary to achieve the best outcomes for children, youth and families. This new training, “Advanced Guidelines for Difficult Conversations,” will give you the tools to feel prepared to manage these exchanges effectively and with respect. By definition difficult conversations bring together opposing opinions and high stakes, with the potential for conflict and negative emotional reactions.
$0.00
TBRI for DCYF Staff is a foundational level training for DCYF workforce. This introductory training will help you learn the basic approaches of the three TBRI Principles (Connecting, Empowering and Correcting) by engaging participants in group activities and discussions based on real-life scenarios. TBRI uses effective techniques that help you help children gain a sense of belonging through connection, empowering and correction. TBRI tools are designed to create and heal connection and empower and encourage children to realize their own capability.
  • Area Administrators
  • Social Worker
  • Supervisors
  • English
$0.00
Participants will be engaged to consider their own thoughts, beliefs, and biases about mental illness; understand basic definitions associated with parental mental illness and child safety; and identify family assessment strategies that can focus on the intersection between parental mental illness and child safety. Additionally, ideas and tools for drafting effective case plans and objectives to achieve child safety with parental mental illness is a factor will also be discussed.
  • Social Worker
  • Supervisors
  • English
$0.00
This course is mandatory for CFWS workers, and recommended for Intake, CPS and other case carrying staff.
  • Area Administrators
  • Program Managers
  • Social Worker
  • Supervisors
  • 16.00 Participation
$0.00
Working with families impacted by Domestic Violence can be challenging, nerve wracking, and sometimes inspiring. You may often wish that you had more guidance about how you should approach this work.
  • Area Administrators
  • Program Managers
  • Social Worker
  • Supervisors
  • English
  • 6.00 Participation
$0.00
This course provides key information incorporating changes necessary to comply with Washington State Supreme Court decisions, In re Dependency of Z.J.G. and M.E.J.G. and In re Dependency of G.J.A. The policy training introduces content that sets the stage for applying the revisions to the Indian Child Welfare (ICW) Policies and Procedures throughout practice in Washington State.
  • Supervisors
  • 12.00 Participation
09/04/2024
$0.00
This two-day in-person conference supports supervisors with information about practice and policy.

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