This training will explore two distinct topics: 1) engagement strategies for child welfare professionals; and 2) self-care strategies for child welfare professionals.
After attending this training, participants will be able to:
- Understand the practice of engagement as it relates to improved outcomes for children, youth, families, kin networks, care providers, tribes and community-based partners
- Recognize potential stress factors in the organizational environment and workplace activities
- Develop self-care and other strategies to maintain personal and professional health
Successful participants will be able to use strategies to better engage children and families in care. In addition, participants will be able to apply what they learn in this training to mitigate common stressors in the workplace.