Working with Parents Involved in the Child Welfare System

Unresolved trauma can negatively affect parents’ coping, parenting, and the ability to interact effectively with the child welfare system. This online course was developed for individuals who work with birth parents involved in the child welfare system, and offers tips for viewing parents through a trauma lens, practical strategies to provide effective support to parents, and reminders about the importance of professionals’ own self-care.

Note: this course is offered by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. You will need to create a free account to take the course.

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