Trainings

Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Child Welfare Professional

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Training: 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Fee: $20 for Partnership Members, $120 for Non-Partnership Members

To register

In order to register for training sessions, please click on the button below to go to the Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System (WCWPDS) website to access PDS Online. Once you reach the WCWPDS website, you will click on the “PDS Online Go” button in order to login and register for pre-service, foundation and special skills/topics training sessions.  Once you reach the PDS Online system, you will be able to search training sessions  by title or locator number.  A locator number is identified below for each training session to streamline your search process on PDS Online.  Complete instructions for logging in and registering for training sessions are available on the WCWPDS website via the button below.

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DESCRIPTION : Child welfare workers (child protective services and juvenile justice) are most directly and personally affected by the emotional stressors that accompany day-to-day child welfare work. This training will educate child welfare professionals about primary and secondary traumatic stress in child welfare, providing training on the nature of traumatic stress as well as individual coping skills and social support strategies. The strategies, if implemented, may reduce the impact of Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) on work performance and individual well-being.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • To increase participant knowledge of traumatic stress and its impact on child welfare professionals

  • To increase participants knowledge of individual coping skills that can be learned and used by child welfare professionals to reduce the impact of Secondary Traumatic Stress

  • To increase participant knowledge of social and organizational supports in reducing the effects of Secondary Traumatic Stress on child welfare professionals

  • To develop a personal action plan to reduce the effects of Secondary Traumatic Stress on child welfare professionals

TARGET AUDIENCE: The primary audience is for the child welfare professional (child protective services and juvenile justice) who want to understand Secondary Traumatic Stress and its impact on their work performance and well-being.

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URL: http://www.uwgb.edu/newpart/
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
NEW Partnership for Children and Families
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2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay Wisconsin 54311
920-465-2724

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Last Updated: December 2, 2013
December 2, 2013