Trauma-Informed Care: Working with Children and Service Providers in M
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Trauma-Informed Care: Working with Children and Service Providers in Mental Health Services


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All Trauma Courses |  Mental Health |  Trauma and PTSD |  Certificate Program: Online Trauma-Informed Organization: Basics for All Staff |  Trauma-Informed Organization: Elective Courses
Faculty:
Maria Picone, LCSW-R,
Duration:
58 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
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Description

This course is part of the Online Trauma-Informed Organization Certificate Program: Basics for All Staff that was created by the University at Buffalo School of Social Work’s Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care (ITTIC). Visit the certificate program webpage at www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/conted/otioc

Course Length: The course time needed is based on the amount of time needed to watch the course videos. There may also be readings provided.

Fulfills Certificate Program Requirement: __ Foundation Hours _X__ Elective Hours

Course Description:

This online course offers the training in primarily a video format. All course handouts can be viewed online, saved to your computer or printed. The course offers a foundation of information regarding implementation of Trauma-Informed Care in the children’s mental health field. This course is for a variety of staff including doctors, nurses, receptionists, administration, case workers, and other professionals and volunteers who interface with the children’s mental health system. The benefits of implementing a Trauma-Informed approach in the children’s mental health field are improved symptomology for children. The benefits are not limited to this; rather they provide many supports and help to empower all involved.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize how trauma plays a role in children’s mental health;
  • Explain the implications that trauma has for children;
  • Identify specific ways the children’s mental health system can benefit from implementing Trauma-Informed Care;
  • Identify ways to create a Trauma-Informed children’s mental health system.

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care in the children’s mental health system
  2. Trauma: its implications and prevalence with children
  3. Common practices in the children’s mental health field that can be retraumatizing
  4. Complete the required readings in the Materials section of the course site.

Handouts:  If it makes it easier for you to follow the course videos and take notes, we recommend you print your handouts from the Materials section and have them available as you watch the video modules. PowerPoint’s and other handouts are in the Materials tab of the course. They can be saved to your computer or printed.

Infographic: view and print the free infographic on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care Infographic at http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/social-research/institutes-centers/institute-on-trauma-and-trauma-informed-care/about-us/trauma-informed-care-infographic.html

Target Audience:  This course is appropriate for all levels of human service staff that need foundational information on trauma and Trauma-Informed Care.

Course Availability: You have 60 days to complete the course from the date you purchase it.

ADA accommodations: If you require supports for your ADA needs in the United States, please contact us in advance by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or phone at 716-829-5841.

Customer service: We are happy to respond to any questions or concerns you may have. Please contact us by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or phone at 716-829-5841.

Course Completion:

  • Use the Certificate tab in your course site to take course evaluation and quiz. Based on best continuing education practice, quizzes are included to verify your acquisition of knowledge. A score of 80% is needed to pass. You may retake the quiz if you do not achieve a passing score the first time.
  • Certificate of Completion: Upon successful completion of the quiz, you will be able to print your Certificate of Course Completion.

Frameable Certificate of Completion for the Online Trauma-Informed Organization Certificate Program: Basics for All Staff: If you are taking the entire certificate program and you would like to receive a frameable certificate of completion, please email us at sw-ce@buffalo.edu when you complete the program requirements. There is an application with a $25 processing and records fee. Upon receipt of this, we will mail you a certificate of completion. Note: If you are an organization and you are having staff watch courses as a group, you may contact us for pricing on individual certificates for your employees: sw-ce@buffalo.edu or 716-829-5847

 

Instructor:

Maria Picone, LCSW-R, has over 35 years of social work experience working with individuals, couples and families. This includes 25 years of experience as a supervisor. Maria is currently the Director of the Family and Community Services Department at Catholic Charities of Buffalo. She oversees the Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST) Program, an evidence-based, intensive family treatment for delinquent and seriously behavior-disordered youth who are at risk of placement or incarceration. She also shepherds School Intervention Services. Additionally, as chair of the Trauma Continuum of Services at Catholic Charities, she coordinates the trauma training program there. Her areas of interest are working with families and youth, evidence-based practice, and clinical supervision. Maria has been involved in developing and nurturing interagency collaborations of Family Resource Centers in our community. Since the mid 80’s, Maria has been an adjunct professor at the University at Buffalo School of Social Work, teaching interventions courses including Interventions with Families, Interventions with Couples, Advanced Standing Seminar and Interventions I & II. She also specializes in teaching clinical supervision and is an instructor with the School’s Office of Continuing Education.

 

CEUs:

Hours offered are listed in the Credit tab.

Credits

UB ITTIC Online Trauma-Informed Organization Certificate Program: Basics for All Staff- elective course

1  Hours


UBSW - NYS LCAT CEUs/Contact Hours

(Effective 1/1/17.) University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-003. Continuing education self-study contact hours: 1


UBSW - NYS LMFT CEUs/Contact Hours

(Effective 1/1/17.) University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0007. Continuing education self-study contact hours: 1


UBSW - NYS LMHC CEUs/Contact Hours

(Effective 1/1/17.) University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0008. Continuing education self-study contact hours: 1


UBSW - NYS LMSW & LCSW CEUs/Contact Hours

(Effective 1/1/15.) University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0001. Continuing education self-study contact hours: 1


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