WEBINAR — Advocacy Services for Children and Youth Impacted by Domestic Violence: Approaches within Shelter Services

Advocacy Services for Children and Youth Impacted by Domestic Violence: Approaches within Shelter Services

AUDIENCE: KCSDV Member Program Advocates and Staff

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. CST

In this session, presenters will provide best practices for advocates working with children and youth within shelter services to include: developing safety plans, developing emotional regulation skills, identifying individualized protective factors, and interventions to support and validate children and youth experiences. Presenters will focus on interventions that promote the emotional well-being of children and youth that begin from shelter intake to individualized supportive activities. There will be a strong focus on the protective factors that promote children and youth resiliency.

As a result of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand impacts of domestic violence and co-occurring bullying on children and youth.
  • Discuss strategies for promoting the emotional well-being of children and youth within shelter services.
  • Practice methods and have confidence talking to children and youth about domestic violence and co-occurring bullying.
  • Practice relationship development strategies that recognize individualized children and youth experiences and autobiographies.
  • Recognize strategies to foster resilience in children and youth who have experienced domestic violence.
  • Utilize tools and resources for supporting children and youth exposed to domestic violence and co-occurring bullying.

Presenters:
Carolyn Allred, M.A.
Child and Youth Project Manager
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

Bre Kirkhart
Child and Youth Services Coordinator
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence


Register now at:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7611301470112909827

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Questions:
Carolyn Allred
callred@kcsdv.org or 785-232-9784

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Family Youth Services Bureau

This training was made possible by Grant Number 90EV0446 from the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Total Training Hours: 1.5


 

  • April 16, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm