- November 15, 2022
- Posted by: Jennifer Parson
Promoting Resiliency with Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence
Audience: Child Welfare Professionals, including DCF Staff, Reintegration and Family Preservation Case Managers and Family Support Workers; Social Workers; Mental Health Professionals; Foster Home, Kinship, and Adoption Workers; CASAs. Kin/relative, foster, and adoptive families are also welcome and encouraged to attend, as well as KCSDV Member Program Advocates.
This training will provide participants with an understanding of the potential impacts being exposed to domestic violence can have on youth, particularly those that are involved in the child welfare system. Participants will learn to identify protective and risk factors for youth exposed to domestic violence, and what resources are available to promote youth resiliency and healing from trauma. Participants will also be able to apply strategies to promote resiliency on the individual, family, and community levels; as well as learn what advocacy services are available for youth in Kansas who have been exposed to domestic violence.
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:
- Describe the potential impacts of domestic violence on youth.
- Identify at least 2 risk factors for youth exposed to domestic violence.
- Identify at least 2 protective factors for youth exposed to domestic violence.
- Apply at least 2 strategies to increase resiliency in children who have been exposed to domestic violence.
- Locate advocacy services in Kansas for youth exposed to domestic violence.
Date and Time:
Thursday, March 2, 2023
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Kristina Scott, LMSW
Child Welfare Project Coordinator
Kristina A. Scott, LMSW, is the Child Welfare Project Coordinator for the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV). Kristina has over 12 years of experience in the social work field including working with populations experiencing domestic and sexual violence, as well as in the child welfare system. Prior to joining KCSDV, Kristina worked with families and children in the foster care system doing in-home, trauma-informed, family therapy with an emphasis on parenting, as well as permanency case management. Kristina has developed and facilitated trainings for domestic and sexual violence advocates, therapists, law enforcement, attorneys, and child welfare professionals. She holds a Master of Social Work degree from Washburn University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with an emphasis on Psychology from Emporia State University.
Thursday, February 23, 2023
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Funding is provided through Department for Children & Families (DCF) Grant.
This training is pre-approved for 4 hours of continuing education units (CEUs).
March 2, 2023
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm