Trainings

Effects of Maltreatment on Child Development

Pre-requisite: http://wcwpds.wisc.edu/childdevelopment/index.html

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Workshop: 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Fee: $40 for Partnership Members, $240 for Non-Partnership Members

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DESCRIPTION : In this two-day training, participants will actively explore the developmental consequences of child abuse and neglect in children from birth to adolescence and establish a framework for the early recognition of developmental problems, enhancing the professional's ability to formulate appropriate family service plans..

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

Competency 1: The worker understands typical child development and how it is essential to understand for the outcomes of safety, permanency, and well-being.

  1. Explains how child development is linked to the outcomes of safety, permanency, and well-being.
  2. Describes typical child development milestones in each developmental stage.
  3. Explains the influence of heredity, environment, and culture on child development.

Competency 2: The worker understands the effects of child maltreatment on brain development.

  1. Describes the potential impact of child maltreatment on the brain.
  2. Describes the brain’s response to trauma and stress.
  3. Explains the brain functionality when exposed to trauma and stress.

Competency 3: The worker understands how child maltreatment affects child development.

  1. Distinguishes child development issues in pictures of children with injuries/conditions that may have resulted from child abuse and neglect.
  2. Explains the effects of child maltreatment on the domains of physical, cognitive/language, and psycho-social development during infancy.
  3. Explains the effects of child maltreatment on the domains of physical, cognitive/language, and psycho-social development during the toddler years.
  4. Explains the effects of child maltreatment on the domains of physical, cognitive/language, and psycho-social development during the preschool years.
  5. Explains the effects of child maltreatment on the domains of physical, cognitive/language, and psycho-social development during the school-age years.
  6. Explains the effects of child maltreatment on the domains of physical, cognitive/language, and psycho-social development during adolescenc

Competency 4: The worker has an awareness of the effects out-of-home placements may have on children’s behavior and affect.

  1. Describes the potential impact of out-of-home placement on infants.
  2. Describes the potential impact of out-of-home placement on toddlers.
  3. Describes the potential impact of out-of-home placement on preschoolers.
  4. Describes the potential impact of out-of-home placement on school-age children.
  5. Describes the potential impact of out-of-home placement on adolescents.

Competency 5: The worker understands how culture impacts child development and vice versa.

  1. Describes the stages of ethnic identity development.
  2. Explains how cultural issues may influence the assessment and service provision for infants.
  3. Explains how cultural issues may influence the assessment and service provision for toddlers.
  4. Explains how cultural issues may influence the assessment and service provision for preschoolers.
  5. Explains how cultural issues may influence the assessment and service provision for school-age children.
  6. Explains how cultural issues may influence the assessment and service provision for adolescents.

Competency 6: The worker understands attachment issues.

  1. Describes the types of attachment.
  2. Describes controversial aspects of practice related to attachment.
  3. Explains recommendations regarding attachment that should be attended to when providing services to children with attachment issues.
  4. Describes how attachment issues may impact children at various developmental levels.

Competency 7: The worker has an awareness of the developmental disabilities and child development.

  1. Defines terms related to developmental disabilities.
  2. Describes behaviors of children that may indicate further assessment for autism.
  3. Describes resources available in the local area to address developmental disabilities.

Competency 8: The worker knows the philosophical approach for intervention.

  1. Explains the principles that guide all case planning and service intervention.
  2. Describes the generalist social work model.

Competency 9: The worker is able to include developmental issues in the case planning process.

Competency 10: The worker is able to identify and recommend strategies for intervention and knows how to make appropriate referrals for developmental assessment and services.

  1. Explains Wisconsin policy related to developmental screening and intervention.
  2. Describes issues related to child development and corresponding services to address those issues.

Competency 11: The worker knows how children’s behavior may be indicators of underlying developmental needs and can communicate this information effectively with parents and caregivers.

Competency 12: The worker is aware of her/his role to share information with parents, foster parents, and caregivers on developmentally appropriate expectations for children and culturally relevant parenting practices and resources.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Child protective services staff and other child welfare professionals

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