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LEARNING

Online Courses


Resource Parent Curriculum (RPC) Online Course


Source:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Audience:

Child Welfare


About:

This online course offered through the Learning Center of the NCTSN is a source that acts as a precursor for the “Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma: A Workshop for Resource Parents”, to aide resource families in deciding whether the workshop is beneficial to their needs. Face-to-face modules are available to reinforce learning and present to the child’s service team.


Working with parents involved in the child welfare system


Source:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Audience:

Child Welfare


About:

This online course offered through the Learning Center of the NCTSN was developed for individuals who work with birth parents involved in the child welfare system. It offers tips for viewing parents through a trauma lens and practical strategies to provide effective support to parents.

Webinars


How to Include Families- Effective Models


Source:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Audience:

General


About:

This webinar offered through the Learning Center of the NCTSN presents effective and promising engagement strategies that support families in the aftermath of a trauma exposure.


Partnering with Youth and Families


Source:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Audience:

Behavioral Health


About:

This webinar offered through the learning center on the NCTSN’s website suggests practical ways to partner with youth and families within treatment settings based on different resources and organizational structures. This webinar reflects the perspectives of providers, family members, and youth.


Making Child Trauma Services Culturally Relevant Through Partnerships with Youth and Families


Source:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Audience:

General


About:

This webinar offered through the Learning Center of the NCTSN provides a brief history of the NCTSN Partnering with Youth and Families Committee and focuses on building cultural competence in outreach to families


Partnering with Youth and Families in Trauma Settings


Source:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Audience:

General


About:

This webinar offers family and professional leadership development ideas addressing the multiple dimensions of partnership with youth and families, including advisory board development, peer-to-peer support programs, and compensation for family members, among other topics.


Optimizing Visitation for Young Traumatized Children and Their Parents/Caregivers


Source:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Audience:

General


About:

This webinar offered through the Learning Center of the NCTSN addresses the important role visitation plays for young foster children and their caregivers. Discusses ways to organize and improve the visit experience, as well as ways to manage children’s behavior during and after the visit.


Widening the Lens – Why Include the Family?


Source:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Audience:

General


About:

This webinar offered through the Learning Center of the NCTSN discusses the reasoning and importance of including a family in trauma-informed care. Reviews objectives and core therapeutic strategies that can be used with families to support positive adaptation.

Training Guides & Curricula


Building Successful Resource Families – Practice Guide


Source:

The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Audience:

Child Welfare


About:

This practice guide outlines the importance, challenges, and best practices in working and supporting resource families


Guide to Supporting Foster Parents 


Source:

Wisconsin Foster Parent Retention & Support Subcommittee

Audience:

Child Welfare


About:

This guide outlines the needs of different types of resource parent within a developmental framework. Needs identified include foster parent development, emotional well-being, professional member of the team, resource support, crisis needs, and financial support.

Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma: A Workshop for Resource Parents- Tips from Experienced Trainers


Source:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Audience:

Child Welfare


About:

This document offers advice from expert trainers on how to use the Resource Parent Curriculum


Supporting Youth in Foster Care in Making Healthy Choices: A guide for caregivers and caseworkers on trauma, treatment, and psychotropic medications


Source:

Child Information Gateway

Audience:

Child Welfare


About:

This guide is intended to help caseworkers and caring adults learn more about treatment for youth in foster care, better understand trauma and treatments for trauma, and talk about strategies for helping with youth.


Guide for Engaging and Supporting Parents Affected by Domestic Violence


Source:

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health

Audience:

Behavioral Health


About:

This guide is designed for staff in domestic violence programs and provides practical guidance for supporting parents affected by domestic violence in their parenting

Implementation Tools and Guides


Closing the Quality Chasm in Child Abuse Treatment, Volume II: Partnering with Youth and Families in Mental Health Treatment for Child Abuse (Partner in resource with Chadwick)


Source:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Audience:

Behavioral Health


About:

This guide is intended for use by mental health treatment providers and by administrators in mental health agencies who are interested in better partnering with youth and families in their service delivery system.


Pathways to Partnerships with Youth and Families


Source:

National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Audience:

General


About:

This document offers agencies a structure for examining and expanding the role of youth and families in their organizations on both the clinical and organizational levels. This document contains two self-assessment questionnaires, offers strategies for increasing youth and family involvement in all aspects of service delivery, and includes useful examples provided by one NCTSN site.