Health and Well-Being

As part of the regularly scheduled courses the Northern Academy offers, several are specific to assisting those with health or mental health needs. These courses deal directly with medical, psychological and pharmacological issues in the social work context and are taught by highly skilled health and/or mental health practitioners. Sample courses include Children with Developmental Disabilities and Medically Fragile Infants

 

How to Enroll

To enroll, select the title of the course you are interested in, review the course details, then click the "Enroll Now" button. You’ll be redirected to the California Child Welfare Training System (CACWT), where you will be required to log in to your account and follow the prompts to complete your registration. If you do not have a CACWT account, please contact your county training coordinator to request a profile be created for you.

Questions? If you need help enrolling or have any questions, contact us at (530) 757-8725 or academy@ucdavis.edu

 

 

Courses Available But Not Currently Scheduled

Course Title
A Systems Approach to Integrating Trauma into Screening, Assessment, Treatment and Case Planning
Advanced Issues in Chronic Child Neglect
Advanced Issues of Adult and Child Mental Health
Advanced Issues of Children's Mental Health
Cognitive Psychological and Brain Development in Adolescence
Cognitive, Psychological and Brain Development in Adolescence
Compassion Fatigue: Secondary Traumatization and the Importance of Self-Care
Conflict Resolution and De-Escalation with Adolescent Clients
Cultivating Resilience and Well-Being
Discovering What Matters: The Neuroscience of Purpose in Human Services
Domestic Violence
DSM 5 Update
Effects of Child Maltreatment
Engagement Strategies with Children and Families with Trauma Histories
Field Safety for Social Workers
Fostering Trauma-Informed Care in Child Welfare and Behavioral Health
Gender and Healthy Sexual Development
Grief and Loss: Supporting Children Who Have Been Removed from Their Home
Health Care Needs of Children and Youth in CWS - Online
Impact of Trauma on Child Development
Introduction to Mental Health: Child Welfare Case Management Informed by the DSM 5
Issues and Challenges in Adolescent Development and Behavior
Mind, Body and the Vagus Nerve Connection
Neuroscience Series: Moving From Protection to Connection: Engagement with People Who Have Experienced Complex Trauma
Organizational Strategies for Social Workers
Permanency, Achievement, Work and Careers
Permanent Supportive Housing for Youth
Power of Mindfulness in Social Services
Recognizing and Responding to Trauma in Children and Families in Child Welfare Using a Healing-Centered Approach
Recognizing Drug Abuse in the Home: A Survival Guide
Secondary Trauma and Self-Care: Healing the Healer
Secondary Trauma and the Child Welfare Supervisor/Manager, Part 2: Trauma Informed Practices for Supervisors and Managers
Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Child Welfare Professional
Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Child Welfare Supervisor
Social Worker Safety Tactics
Social Worker Safety Tactics: Identifying, De-escalating and Avoiding Violent Situations
Substance Use Disorders and Child Welfare
Supporting Families Challenged with Addiction
Supporting Safe Practice: Preventing Professional Dangerousness
Supporting Safe Practice: Preventing Professional Dangerousness
The Early Years Matter Series: Autism - Learn the Signs/Act Early
The Early Years Matter Series: Maternal Depression: Identification, Screening and Treatment Options
The Early Years Matter Series: Neurological Development 0-5
The Early Years Matter Series: Sensory Integration for All Children: Basics & Beyond
The Gut-Brain Axis and Well-Being
The Heroin Epidemic and Implications for Child Welfare Workers
The Impact of Parental Incarceration on Children in the Child Welfare System.
The Science of Self-Mastery: An Integrative NeuroSomatic Approach to Elevating Your Leadership & Your Life
Training for Trainers: Impact of Parental Incarceration on Children and Families in Care
Trauma Bonding
Trauma-Informed Client Interactions and Trauma-Informed Communication
Trauma-Informed Emergency Response Practices in Child Welfare: Translating Concepts into Concrete Applications
Trauma-Informed Organizations: Strategies, Assessments and Steps Toward Trauma-informed Transformation
Trauma-Informed Permanency Planning Practices in Child Welfare: Translating Concepts into Concrete Applications
Trauma-Informed Practices in Child Welfare: Translating Concepts into Concrete Applications
Trauma-Informed Practices in Social Services
Trauma-Informed Rules, Policies and Procedures
Understanding and Managing the “Interfacing Anxiety” of COVID-19
Understanding and Promoting Healthy Adolescent Relationships with Peers, Caregivers, Siblings and Communities
Understanding and Supporting Healthy Adolescent Romantic Relationships
Understanding and Supporting the Sexual Health of Youth in Foster Care
What Does Trauma Have to do with it? Strategies for Making Child Welfare Systems More Trauma Informed
Working with Traumatized Adults: Impacts Past/Present
Youth Use of Social Media, Gaming, and the Internet: A Caregiver's Guide