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Trauma-Informed Parenting for Adoptive Parents (Part 1)

This page is a description for a live webinar scheduled March 5, 2024, at 1pm Eastern Time.
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Join us for a dynamic webinar designed to provide valuable insights and practical skills in trauma-informed parenting and complex trauma. This workshop-style webinar will delve into the essential principles of trauma-informed caregiving and equip participants with applicable strategies and techniques for managing challenging behaviors, promoting emotional regulation, and fostering a sense of safety and trust. This presentation will focus on real-life examples to help attendees gain confidence in recognizing and responding to the unique needs of children who have experienced trauma.

Susan K. Taylor – Piedmont Coordinator, Consortium for Resource, Adoptive, and Foster Family Training (CRAFFT) at Radford University

Webinar length: 90 minutes

After attending this course, participants will be able to…
• Describe the Essential Elements of Trauma Informed Parenting from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.
• Explain the ways in which these essential elements apply specifically to the development of adoptive families.
• Examine behavior as a language of unmet needs for the child with trauma, considering its meaning before determining a course of action.
• Identify the benefits of regulation and connection as strategies, not just states of being, and the need to apply them prior to correction when challenging behaviors arise.

Course level: Beginning, Intermediate
Cost to register: FREE

National Council For Adoption, #1804, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 04/13/2023 – 04/13/2026. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits.

The live webinar will also include an interactive time where attendees can submit questions for response in real-time. To participate in this live webinar, attendees must have the Zoom application downloaded to their device.

Please note that NY contact hours will only be offered for the live webinar. For more information on receiving CE credit please visit the FAQ tab. For additional information on the instructors please visit

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