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

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To enroll, select the title of the course you are interested in, review the course details, then click the "Enroll Now" button and follow the prompts. You’ll be asked to create an account using your contact information—it's easy and will make it faster to enroll in future courses. You'll also be able to log in and manage your enrollments.

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
Adolescent Class Series
Advanced Issues in Chronic Child Neglect
Advanced Issues of Children's Mental Health
Cognitive Psychological and Brain Development in Adolescence
Cognitive, Psychological and Brain Development in Teens: Facts and Implications for Child Welfare Services
Cultivating Resilience and Well-Being
Domestic Violence
DSM 5 Update
Effects of Child Maltreatment
Engagement Strategies with Children and Families with Trauma Histories
Field Safety for Social Workers
Field Safety Tactics
Fostering Trauma-Informed Care in Child Welfare and Behavioral Health
Gender and Healthy Sexual Development
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
Neuroscience Series: Moving From Protection to Connection: Engagement with People Who Have Experience Complex Trauma
Permanency, Achievement, Work and Careers
Permanent Supportive Housing for Youth
Psychotropic Medications and Children in Foster Care
Recognizing and Responding to Trauma in Children and Families in Child Welfare Using a Healing-Centered Approach
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 Work Organizational Strategies
Social Worker Safety Tactics: Identifying, De-escalating and Avoiding Violent Situations
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 Heroin Epidemic and Implications for Child Welfare Workers
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 Rules, Policies and Procedures
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