ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
This course presents resiliency and strength-based strategies for parents and professionals to support the enhancement of parent-child relationships. A lifespan developmental cycle of parenting is discussed including research on the role of parents in child development. Consideration of physical, behavioral, cognitive, social, and emotional aspects of parenting are considered along with challenges presented by various mental health conditions. The characteristics of effective relationship enhancement strategies are presented with an emphasis on related diversity domains.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
(1) Integrate research-based knowledge of parenting skills into current helping and support role
(2) Evaluate own bias related to parenting and practice self reflection to mitigate impact of biases, and
(3) Apply resiliency and strength-based strategies interventions to enhance parent-child relationships
Please Note: This workshop will be split into two days ( first day is July 6th, 10a-12p with second day scheduled for July 16th, 10a-12p). In order to receive full credit, you must attend both days.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Jody Kussin, Ph.D. is a director of community-based programs at Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families. She previously served as director of doctoral programs at Phillips Graduate Institute and is the author of Catch Them Being Good (Verdugo Mental Health Center, 2007 2nd ed.), a program designed to help parents nurture positive relationships with their children.
Registered Nurses: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15108, for 4 Contact hours.
Marriage Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Educational Psychologists, and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors: This course meets the qualifications for 4 hours of continuing education credit for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs), Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEPs), and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCCs) as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families; Provider 2522).
Alcohol and Drug Educators: Provider approved by the California Association for Alcohol and Drug Educators, Provider #; CP10 914 C 1113 for 4 Contact hours.
Child and Youth Care Workers: This course meets the qualifications for 4 hours of continuing education credit for Child and Youth Care Professionals (CYC-P) as required by the Child and Youth Care Certification Board. Content domain: Relationship and Communication
If you require assistance due to disability or other special needs, please let us know in advance so that reasonable accommodations may be made.
Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families
Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families is one of the largest providers of mental health services for children and families on California’s central coast. We serve over 430 families daily, many of whom have faced abuse and neglect, severe emotional disturbances, mental health challenges, multiple out-of-home placements, and a variety of other challenges.
Our campus and community services include: Emergency Shelter, Residential Treatment, Non-Public School, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Health Services Clinic, Therapeutic Behavioral Services/Intensive Behavioral Services, Wraparound, and Emergency Crisis Response.
Visit www.casapacifica.org for more information.