2 Clinical or Ethics CE credits
Effective Strategies for Social Workers to Talk to School Staff About Trauma
Description: During this webinar participants will be instructed by a former school social
worker and former elementary school teacher who became a principal. The webinar will
provide an overview of research on the effects of childhood trauma on the brain and how this
manifests in classroom behavior. Additionally, the webinar will explore ways school social
workers can effectively convey this information to school staff.
1. Participants will be able to identify how systems theory can be used to change the
climate of a school by sharing trauma-sensitive strategies with teachers.
2. Participants will understand how childhood trauma creates neurological changes in the
3. Participants will learn four real-world strategies to use when explaining trauma-sensitive
topics to teachers.
Social Work Theories to include: Overarching Strength-Based Framework, System Theory,
Cognitive Theory, Behavior Theory, Problem Solving
Presented by Lori Madrid, MSW, LCSW, and Dr. Bennett MacKinney
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All participants are required to take a post-test. CE certificates will be e-mailed within 7 days of successful completion of the webinar and post-test.
Cost for this course:
Regular Price: $57
NASW Member Discounted Price: $37 (Members save over 35%!)
For those licensed in NY: NASW New Jersey Chapter SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0138.
* If you require special accommodations to permit your attendance, please submit a written request along with a completed registration form and payment at least 30 days prior to the registration deadline. Requests received after the deadline may not be able to be processed or fulfilled in time for the event.
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