The Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare is celebrating 20 years of education, research, evaluation, and training in the field of child welfare with two special events:
CASCW's 13th annual free child welfare conference:
Beyond Burnout: Secondary Trauma and the Child Welfare Workforce
May 1, 2012 1:00pm - 4:30pm
TCF Bank Stadium, DQ Room
University of Minnesota
Registration will be available through Monday, April 23, 2012
Individuals may view the program either in person, by individual web stream from their own computer, or at a remote off-site location at a group web stream setting. Off-site participants are encouraged to email questions throughout the program.
Please note we will not be offering the program via ITV/VPC.
You may register by clicking on the above green "Register" button.
Additional Details about the Conference:
We are pleased to feature keynote presenter Dr. Brian Bride, PhD, LCSW, Associate Professor and PhD Program Director at the School of Social Work, University of Georgia. Dr. Bride will provide an overview of secondary traumatic stress (STS) in the field of child welfare, including, symptoms, screening and the importance of addressing STS at both an individual and agency level.
Following the keynote presentation, we have invited Erika Tullberg MPA, MPH, Administrative Director of the ACS-NYU Children's Trauma Institute and the Co-Chair of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network Child Welfare Committee to discuss the Institute's Resilience Alliance intervention, which addresses secondary traumatic stress experienced by child welfare staff.
Finally, a panel, including a local practitioner and administrator, will react and interact with our two speakers on the potential local impact and application of their STS research.
The event will be broadcast from the TCF Bank Stadium, DQ Room at the University of Minnesota. Registration and check-in for the event will begin at 12:30pm.
Participants may earn 3.5 CEU's for their attendance.
Immediately following the 13th annual conference,
please join us for:
The Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare's 20th Anniversary Celebration
Registration and attendance is free!
We look forward to your participation with this spring's events!
This event has been developed under the auspices of: Federal Title IV-E Funding, Minnesota Department of Human Services (Contract #GRK%29646), and The Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare at the School of Social Work in the College of Education and Human Development.
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Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
The Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) was established in 1992 with federal Title IV-E funding and a grant from the Bush Foundation. The Center brings the University of Minnesota together with county and state social services in a partnership dedicated to improving the lives of children and families.