AUDIENCE: Any professional working in the child welfare system is encouraged to attend particularly Reintegration and Family Preservation Case Managers and Family Support Workers; Social Workers, Mental Health Professionals; Foster Home, Kinship, and Adoption Workers; DCF staff, CASAs, etc.
This training will provide participants the strategies and skills necessary to effectively identify domestic violence in child welfare cases, as well as how to apply appropriate interventions for families experiencing domestic violence. During this skills-based training, participants will be provided information and tools to identify, assess and document batterer dangerousness, and parenting capacity, as well as how to describe the impact of battering behavior on the relationship between protective parents and their children. Participants will be provided information on how to identify safety and protective actions that adult victims use to keep their children safe, as well as how to hold batterers accountable through interviewing, assessment, and documentation techniques. Case planning strategies that promote child and adult victim safety, as well as perpetrator accountability will also be provided. Each participant will be provided a copy of the Domestic Violence Manual for Child Welfare Professionals.
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:
Date & Location:
June 27, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Highway Patrol OfficeBasement Conference Room1821 Frontier RoadHays, KS
Registration begins at 8:30 p.m. Lunch is on your own.
We are unable to offer snacks or refreshments during the training so please bring any food items you will need to be comfortable.
NO REGISTRATION FEE!
June 20, 2018
Hotels in the area: (NO ROOM BLOCK AVAILABLE)
Baymont Inn & Suites Hays 785-625-8103
Best Western Plus Butterfield Inn 785-621-4337
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hays 785-625-8000
Kristina ScottEmpowered Families Kansas (EFK) Child Welfare Project Coordinator
Bre KirkhartEFK Child and Youth Services Coordinator
You must first create an account and login, then choose "Register Individual" or "Register Group". It will display in the lower left corner after login.
We welcome people of all abilities. For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please select your needs on the online registration form. Requests should be made at least 14 business days prior to the training.
If you need assistance registering, or have questions about the training, contact:Kristina Scott785-232-9784 ext. 336 email@example.com
Participants can self-submit the documentation necessary for any continuing education credit that is available for the content of this course.
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This publication was made possible by Grant Number 90EV0446 from the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Total Training Hours: 6
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