Moving Children In Adoption: Minimizing Trauma for Children and Families (October 2017)


Making trauma informed decisions around moving children in adoption is the focus of this interactive workshop. You will explore ways to make both planned and unplanned moves that strengthen attachment and minimize the trauma for both children and families. You will gain practical information about how to prepare children for permanency based on their age and stage of development and learn strategies to work with families in preparing them for the impact of moving a child. You will gain tips and tools that can help you facilitate moves for children that are responsive to their needs for attachment and security and help to prepare parents to be responsive to the needs of children during moves- all important in reducing potential trauma. *Trauma Certificate Elective Course*      *Adoption Certificate Elective Course*

Available CECHs: 3.0


Thursday, October 19, 2017.  9:00 am - 12:15 pm.


Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083


General social work audiences, retirees, and MSU students, social work faculty, alumni, field instructors, and field liaisons.

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