Working with Parents with Intellectual Disabilities and their Families: Strategies and Solutions for Social Workers

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Duration: 1 Hour

The National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities is excited to announce a free webinar for social workers, which is being held on September 27th at 2p EST. This webinar will provide information about how to best work with parents with intellectual disabilities and their families, including the definition of intellectual disabilities, background information on parents with disabilities, the application of disability law in the child welfare system, strategies for supporting families, and how to conduct accessible and appropriate parenting assessments. Continuing education credits will be provided by NASW.

People who are interested in attending must register at 

Speaker: Robyn Powell, MA, JD, Lurie Institute for Disability Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (approval # 886742820-6926) for 1 continuing education contact hours.

For more information, contact Kerry Patenaude, National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities, The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy 781.726.8415


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