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

 

 

Scheduled Sections Open for Enrollment

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Social Worker Safety Tactics: Identifying, De-Escalating and Avoiding Violent Situations - PM Session
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Social Worker Safety Tactics: Identifying, De-Escalating and Avoiding Violent Situations - AM Session
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Psychotropic Medication in Foster Care (Virtual Training)
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Organizational Strategies for Social Workers
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Sexual and Reproductive Wellness for Youth in Foster Care (Virtual Training)
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Power of Mindfulness in Social Services (Virtual Training)
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Secondary Trauma and Self-Care: Healing the Healer
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Crisis Intervention and De-Escalation with Foster Youth and Caregivers (Virtual Training)
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Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Child Welfare Professional (Virtual Training)
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SOP and Substance Use Disorders: Foundation
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SOP and Substance Use Disorders: Assessing for Safety
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Using Safety Organized Practice (SOP) for Resiliency Building in CWS Staff (Virtual Training)
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Power of Mindfulness in Social Services (Virtual Training)
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Introduction to Mental Health: Child Welfare Case Management Informed by the DSM 5 (Virtual Training)
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Neuroscience Series: Moving From Protection to Connection: Engagement with People Who Have Experienced Complex Trauma (Virtual Training)
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Social Worker Safety Tactics: Identifying, De-Escalating and Avoiding Violent Situations - PM Session
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Social Worker Safety Tactics: Identifying, De-Escalating and Avoiding Violent Situations - AM Session
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Secondary Trauma and the Child Welfare Supervisor (Virtual Training)
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Sexual and Reproductive Wellness for Youth in Foster Care (Virtual Training)
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Power of Mindfulness in Social Services (Virtual Training)
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Social Worker Safety Tactics: Identifying, De-Escalating and Avoiding Violent Situations - PM Session
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Social Worker Safety Tactics: Identifying, De-Escalating and Avoiding Violent Situations - AM Session
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Sexual and Reproductive Wellness for Youth in Foster Care (Virtual Training)
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Power of Mindfulness in Social Services (Virtual Training)
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Neuroscience Series: Moving From Protection to Connection: Engagement with People Who Have Experienced Complex Trauma (Virtual Training)
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Courses Available But Not Currently Scheduled

Course Title
A Systems Approach to Integrating Trauma into Screening, Assessment, Treatment and Case Planning
Advanced Issues of Adult and Child Mental Health
Burnout Summit for Child Welfare
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
Discovering What Matters: The Neuroscience of Purpose in Human Services
Domestic Violence
Effects of Child Maltreatment
Family Time Coaching
Field Safety for Social Workers
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
Issues and Challenges in Adolescent Development and Behavior
Mind, Body and the Vagus Nerve Connection
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, Burnout and Self-Care Learning Circle for Child Welfare Supervisors (Virtual Training)
Secondary Trauma, Burnout and Self-Care Learning Circle For Child Welfare Workers (Virtual Training)
Secondary Trauma, Burnout and Self-Care Learning Circle for Line Staff
Social Worker Safety Tactics
Substance Use Disorders and Child Welfare
Supporting Families Challenged with Addiction
Supporting Safe Practice: Preventing Professional Dangerousness
Supporting Safe Practice: Preventing Professional Dangerousness
The Gut-Brain Axis and Well-Being
The Impact of Parental Incarceration on Children in the Child Welfare System.
The Neuroscience of Engagement and Emotional Wellness in Child and Family Systems of Care
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-Informed Practices for Emergency Response
Trauma-Informed Practices for Permanency Planning
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
Working with Traumatized Adults: Impacts Past/Present
Youth Use of Social Media, Gaming, and the Internet: A Caregiver's Guide