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PART 3: WORKING WITH FAMILIES OF TRANS YOUTH | evidence based practice for intervention and social change
Webinar series
Working with trans youth and their families: evidence based practice for intervention and social change
Dec 5, 2018 1:00 pm EST
PART 2: WORKING WITH TRANS YOUTH | evidence based practice for intervention and social change
Webinar series
Working with trans youth and their families: evidence based practice for intervention and social change
Nov 28, 2018 1:00 pm EST
PART 1: BASIC CONCEPTS | Working with trans youth and their families: evidence based practice for intervention and social change
Webinar series
Working with trans youth and their families: evidence based practice for intervention and social change
Nov 21, 2018 1:00 pm EST
Description

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This is the first session in a three part series. We encourage you to sign up for all three sessions. 

Trans youth are part of a increasingly visible group in society but their experience is still little misundersood and their needs remains largely unmet.
 

This three-part webinar series aims at exploring the experience of trans youth and their families, as well a how social work can respond to some of their needs. This session, Part 1, will explore some of the basic concepts and latest research evidence in order to better understand trans youth's experience. 

 

Part 2 will discuss of the experiences of families who care for trans children and youth.  Finally, part 3 will discuss how social work, by its values and missions, can intervene and facilitate social change to improve the lives of trans children, youth and families.

Educating Effective Social Workers: Innovative Approaches to Prepare for and Enhance Field Education
Nov 20, 2018 12:00 pm EST
Description

This presentation will address teaching and learning processes that lead to effective social work graduates. A long-standing multi-project program of research on social work education has identified a model of holistic competence for all levels of social work practice. This model guides the design and testing of innovative approaches to teach and assess students’ practice. Simulation-based learning prepares, bridges, and enhances engagement in field learning. The presentation will draw from these experiences and research to identify best practices for field education.

This session is being delivered in partnership with Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) School of Social Work.

Family Systems and Kinship Care: Challenges and Opportunities
Nov 2, 2018 1:00 am EDT
Description

There has been increasing emphasis on placing children with kin when removed from their families. There is a need to recognize this as an area of complex practice and to develop skilled support for kinship arrangements. This webinar will consider underlying family systems and dynamics issues in kinship care with practice implications for positive outcomes. 

Trauma Informed Social Work Practice
Sep 26, 2018 7:00 pm EDT
Description

If you cannot make the live event, register now to be sent a link to the On-Demand version to view at your convenience. 

We encourage you to test your system to ensure a smooth viewing experience.  

Social workers often work with people who have experienced a traumatic event or complex trauma.  This webinar will provide you with a framework for understanding how to practice trauma informed care, at any level of service. 

 

In this webinar, you will learn the following:

  • Types of trauma, prevalence and comorbidities

  • The impact of childhood trauma on adult health and behaviours

  • A framework to practice trauma informed care as a social worker

  • Practical strategies to practice trauma informed care

  • Additional resources on trauma informed care for various populations

  • Charlene has suggested, for further reading: Blaustein, M.E., & Linniburgh, K. M. (2010). Treating traumatic stress in children and adolescents: How to foster resilience through attachment, self-regulation and competency

Excellence in the Provision of Family-based Care for Children and Youth
Aug 21, 2018 1:00 am EDT
Description

If you cannot make the live event, register now to be sent a link to the On-Demand version to view at your convenience. 

We encourage you to test your system to ensure a smooth viewing experience.  

At Key Assets Newfoundland and Labrador, we provide family-based care to children and youth with complex needs and challenging behaviours. In this session, we will provide an overview of our model of family-based care, with a particular focus on training, support and supervision.

Understanding the Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Children and Youth: Implications for Relationship-based Intervention
Jul 31, 2018 10:00 am EDT
Description

If you cannot make the live event, register now to be sent a link to the On-Demand version to view at your convenience. 

We encourage you to test your system to ensure a smooth viewing experience.  

Intimate partner violence is a global issue, largely impacting on women and girls – the most frequent victims of relationship-based violence. This presentation will look specifically at the issue of exposure to violence in families on the development of children and youth and implications for intervention involving caregivers.  

 

 

Navigating the Private Payer Landscape
Jun 14, 2018 1:00 pm EDT
Description

This session will provide an insight into how private payer benefit plans are designed and how coverage for Social Work services is determined.

This 45 minute presentation will include: 

  • Private payer environmental overview
  • Review of key stakeholders, industry influencers, how they interact, and how funds flow between them
  • Principles of group insurance (origins, taxation and guidelines)
  • Review of risk management and profit sources for insurers in Canada
  • Case studies to understand why and when Social Workers are not covered by some private health plans.

The session will be followed by a 30 minute period to take audience questions. 

How social workers can prevent compassion fatigue
Apr 5, 2018 7:00 pm EDT
Description

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • The difference between compassion fatigue, compassion satisfaction, vicarious trauma and burnout
  • How to assess your levels of compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue
  • Why social workers go from passion to fatigue
  • Strategies you can begin using immediately to reduce and prevent compassion fatigue.

There will be ample time for audience Q&A at the conclusion of the presentation.