Helping Children – Part 1 Webinar
Trainer: Trish Harper, MSW, RSW
Children (ages 3-12) in a variety of settings sometimes struggle with issues, crises, or transitions. As helpers, we need to find ways to engage and support them and their natural support systems beyond simply talking. In this webinar, we explore the importance of attachment relationships, relevant emotional and cognitive development, and growing healthy brains for children. These form the backdrop working with strategies that emphasize the importance of sensory based activities, imagination and the role of play in helping children.
This webinar is a companion to the webinar entitled: Helping Children - Practical Tools and Strategies (Part 2)
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Upon completion of this webinar participants should be able to
- Describe and identify the importance of attachment relationships in helping children.
- Summarize the stages of cognitive and emotional growth for children in the context of helping.
- Identify aspects of early brain development relevant for optimal growth and learning.
- Explain the importance of play and imagination in the helping process.
This is an introductory-intermediate level webinar intended for social workers, teachers, parents, social service, health care and human resource professionals, and anyone interested in learning more about the topic.
Method of Delivery
Each webinar is 60 - 70 minutes in length. Pre-recorded webinars include no interactivity with the instructor. Live webinars will each contain 60 minutes of instruction from the facilitator using visual powerpoint slides and then there will be 10 minutes at the end of the webinar when participants can type in questions or comments directly to the instructor and hear feedback in realtime from the instructor.
Upon viewing entire webinar general participants will be able to receive a general certificate of participants. For those require ASWB and NBCC approved certificates you will need to take a post webinar test. A certificate will be given after successful completion of test. An evaluation form will be available to complete after submitting the posttest.
CTRI (Provider Number 1214), is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ASWB Approval Period: Aug. 10, 2014 – Aug. 10, 2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
CTRI has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6668. Challenging Behaviors in Youth and Understanding Mental Illness workshops do not qualify. CTRI is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
While other associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits