Strategies for Managing Behaviors in Adoptive Families

ID: 5957WEB

The primary focus of work with traumatized children is to teach and support them to learn new ways of effectively managing their emotions and behaviors. In this interactive/skill based webinar, clinicians will explore strategies to: Increase a child's sense of safety assist adoptive parents to anticipate, prepare and trouble-shoot transitions and change to avoid or minimize acting out behaviors, support children to identify and regulate their feelings, teach adoptive parents to respond rather than react to children's behaviors using predictable and safe responses to minimize power struggles. This webinar will build the clinician's toolkit to assist adoptive parents to tackle behaviors before they intensify while calming themselves before calming the child. [Required for Adoption Certificate Program]

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.0 Clinical


Instructor: Rebecca Gallese, LCSW
Date: Friday, April 21, 2023
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Live Interactive Online Webinar
Class Unavailable

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

About the Instructor

Rebecca Gallese, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker with over twenty years� experience working in the field of foster care and adoption. With a MSW from Rutgers School of Social Work her experience includes: providing in home family therapy to foster, adoptive and kinship families, outpatient treatment to foster and adoptive families, supervising in home adoption therapists, providing Tuning in to Teens parenting groups for kinship and adoptive parents, instructing foster, kinship and adoptive parent trainings, curriculum development and has been an instructor for the CE program at Rutgers since 2007.

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