Tue, May 12 | Online Event

Engaging Multi-stressed Families during the Pandemic

This workshop will provide an overview of family engagement strategies and principles.
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Engaging Multi-stressed Families during the Pandemic

Time & Location

May 12, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Online Event

About the Event

Matthew Madaus, LCSW

Training Description

This workshop will provide an overview of family engagement strategies and principles.  The workshop will be tailored to the current Covid-19 context, with attention paid to specific methods to address attachment, stress, and social isolation.

Learning Objectives

  • Ability to apply trauma and attachment theory information to family engagement and the therapeutic relationship with the parent.
  • Knowledge of stress reduction interventions that can be applied in a shelter in place context.
  • Knowledge of collateral interventions that can be applied via tele-health.
  • Understanding of the clinical importance of the therapeutic relationship with the parent.

Agenda

9:30 to 9:40 Introductions, context setting

9:40 to 10:10 The impact of stress and isolation on social and service engagement  

10:10 to 10:30 Parental stress dynamics

10:30 to 10:45 Mindfulness interventions via distance learning

10:45 to 11:00 Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

11:00 to 11:25 Caregiver affect management

11:25 to 11:45 Anxiety psyho-education

11:40 to 11:50 Telehealth considerations

11:50 to 12:10 Response and return interventions

12:10 to 12:20 Q&A

12:20 to 12:30  Evaluations

Meet Our Trainer

Matthew Madaus is a LCSW with over 30 years of experience in the behavioral health field. He has held senior manager and executive positions, as well as manager and clinical roles and he has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  He has developed clinical models and designed numerous programs to serve the highest need youth and families in a wide range of treatment environments, in both California and Massachusetts. Matt is currently a consultant to staff and senior managers at child-serving agencies. 

This course meets the qualifications for (2.75) BBS CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

Registration is Closed

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