Creating Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Systems eLearning Course

Course Access: http://www.chadwickcenter.org/elearning/story.html

Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define Child Traumatic Stress and recognize factors that contribute to a child’s experience and reaction to trauma
  • Define the 7 Essential Elements of a Trauma-Informed Child Welfare System
  • Explain the process for assessing children exposed to trauma
  • Describe the core elements of evidence-based trauma treatment
  • Recognize the signs of secondary traumatic stress in professional staff and caregivers in the child welfare system, and identify personal and systemic strategies in managing secondary traumatic stress
  • Identify resources for creating trauma-informed child welfare systems