Hope & Resilience: Moving Past Secondary Traumatic Stress in Child Welfare Practice #311

Online, On-Demand Continuing Education Courses

Michigan State University School of Social Work seeks to be as accessible as possible. You can now receive social work continuing education credit at your leisure—when it's convenient for you! Save travel time and cost. The new licensure law states that, in Michigan, Social Workers may earn up to one-half of the required continuing education contact hours in person using live, synchronous contact. The remaining continuing education contact hours may be completed in any other approved format. If you live outside of Michigan, check with your state's social work regulatory body. For more information, please see the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Director's Office Social Work General Rules. (R 338. 2963)

Secondary Traumatic Stress is a reality for all child welfare workers. This course will encourage participants to reflect upon their intent to do this work and how the work itself impacts their hope and motivation. A range of risk and protective factors that impact the experience of child traumatic stress will be explored within the context of coping strategies that foster resiliency in workers.

This course is free for DHHS Workers and Supervisors
Child Welfare