Expand your knowledge of trauma, with a focus on identifying trauma, copping skills, and understanding when formal support is needed and types of treatment.
Presenter: Zalexis Williams LCSW
The word neurodiversity is becoming more and more well known, but do you know what it really means? Neurodiversity refers to wide range of differences in our brains and the way the function. This webinar will discuss the implications of neurodiversity as it relates to mentoring and youth programs.
Credible messenger mentors are individuals who share lived experience with the youth they are mentoring, traditionally those impacted by the juvenile-justice system. Join our webinar, “The Credible Messenger Model: A Transformative Approach to Mentoring” to learn more about this innovative, community-based, and justice-centered model. Pioneers of the movement will discuss credible messenger mentoring’s history, and how they see this model evolving and fitting into the broader mentoring landscape. We will explore what distinguishes credible messenger mentoring from other mentoring models, alongside how mentoring practitioners can incorporate it into their own programming.
Up to 50% of child welfare professionals experience high or very high levels of secondary traumatic stress. Kansas is using a model called the Resilience Alliance to help child welfare leaders and workers recognize the signs of secondary traumatic stress, adopt strategies to build resilience, and learn to mitigate and cope with symptoms. Learn more about their approach and how you can build resilience in your own team or in your own practice.
Vickie McArthur, LCMFT
Director of Coaching·KanCoach, Kansas Strong
Vickie McArthur, LCMFT, has 40 years’ experience in the social service, education and private practice. Ms. McArthur has worked extensively in the areas of child abuse and neglect, early childhood development, juvenile delinquency, adolescent development, parenting and individual and family therapy. She has provided leadership for program development and implementation in non-profit social service agencies, clinical faculty in graduate program in marriage and family therapy, and has provided individual, couple and family therapy and consultation.
This short webinar showcases how UST partners with nonprofit organizations to help address common problems they may be facing. Join us to learn more about our tools and the resources that help nonprofit employers streamline HR processes and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. During this live session, UST explores the solutions our nonprofit members utilize to create efficiencies around day-to-day processes while saving time and money. We’ll also discuss:
- How state funding works vs. reimbursing with UST
- The importance of a dedicated HR team
- Strategies for managing unemployment claims, protests, and hearings
- How partnering with UST will help address your different needs Whether your primary focus is to ensure compliance, keep your employees engaged, better manage unemployment claims, or to have more control over your unemployment costs, this webinar will provide expert insight and invaluable resources for addressing your current needs.
This webinar introduces NCSACW’s new publication, Building Hope for Families Affected by Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders: A Blueprint for an Effective System of Care to Promote Lasting Recovery and Family Well-Being. Join us as we discuss concrete strategies collaboratives can use to improve outcomes for families affected by substance use and mental health disorders.
Learn more about
- Lessons and strategies sites use to implement the pillars of an effective system of care while promoting hope and recovery for families
- Children and Family Future’s 10 Essential Pillars of an Effective System of Care—and corresponding strategies for practitioners/policymakers
- Regional Partnership Grants and in-depth technical assistance initiatives
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Whether you are a parent, teacher, friend, or family member there will be something for you at this conference!