Webinar

Helping Families Heal: Addressing and treating trauma in children, youth and families

SickKids CCMH Learning Institute

Facilitators:
Janine Lawford, MSW., RSW.
Erica Watson, MSW., RSW.

Explore the background of how trauma impacts children and families and how best to work with these clients to identify myriad traumatic responses and encourage healing in the family system.

This training is suitable for:
Child and Youth Workers, Nurses, Early Childhood Educators, Child Protection Workers and other Social Service Counsellors who provide counselling and support to children and adolescents in community-based settings.

Description:
By the end of this workshop participants will be able to recognize the effects of trauma in children and adolescents, understand the many manifestations of complex developmental trauma and how to incorporate this understanding into their work. Ms. Lawford will provide strategies to assist in the stabilization and support of youth with traumatic histories as well as steps in how to use relationship in order to promote healing in traumatized children.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the effects of trauma in children and adolescents.
  • Understand the many manifestations of complex developmental trauma and how to incorporate this understanding into front-line work with clients.
  • Develop strategies to assist in the stabilization and support of youth with traumatic histories.
  • Use relationship in order to promote healing in traumatized children.

Use the Learn More link for registration details.

Online July 27, 2020

9:30 am

- 4:00 pm

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