The West Coast Child Welfare Trainer’s Conference is a dynamic forum for both new and experienced trainers within the field of child welfare and other human services partners to exchange ideas, improve skills and support each other in the effort to improve the care that families receive from the staff we train.
The 26th annual conference is hosted by the Center for Human Services, UC Davis Extension, and takes place at the UC Davis campus. Participants will enjoy three days of engaging presentations a and workshops as well as networking and social activities.
General Conference Sessions at a Glance:
- Plenary Session: The Neuroscience of Learning: The Power of Training and Development
- Balancing Cultural-Based Bonding Practices with Child Welfare Systems Concerns for Safety in Families of Color
- A Framework for Moving Toward a Trauma-Informed Practice
- The Effects of Emotional Intelligence on Our Work and the Work of Child Welfare Professionals
- Training Evaluation and Curriculum Design: How Trainers and SMEs can develop and train
- Active Reflection: How to Improve the Transfer of Learning for Your Students
- Workplace Bullying in Child Welfare Services, Part 1
- Cultural Humility and Its Importance to the People We Serve
- Feel Good about Writing Challenging Questions for Team Activities
- Workplace Bullying in Child Welfare Services, Part 2
- Using Neuroscience and Adult Learning Theory for Effective Training
- Shine a Light on Motivational Interviewing Skills Practice: Coaching in the Moment
- The Trainer's Self-Care Tool Kit: Accessing the Inner Healer With Intentional Creativity, Part 1
- Cultural Humility: How to Move Toward a Culture of Awareness and Mindfulness
- The Trainer's Self-Care Tool Kit: Accessing the Inner Healer With Intentional Creativity, Part 2
- Training Ethics: More than just CEUs
- Motivating Trainees: Use of Motivational Interviewing Skills in the Training Classroom
- Let’s WOOP up Some Goals!