Engaging Substance Using Parents in the Child Welfare System

Sean Abbott, LCSW Director of Emergency Services Lakeview Center | Jeanine Charles, LCSW Program Director, Family Intensive Treatment Lakeview Center

May 07, 2019

Training Description

This training emphasizes the importance of building skills that help create an atmosphere in which clients feel more welcomed to discuss their current patterns of substance use. The training will review the diagnostic criteria used in identifying a substance use issue to better understand the personal context in which an individual may be entering the child welfare system. As well as, discuss specific evidenced-based techniques to use to form and maintain better helping relationships; and provide tips professionals can use to further assist and encourage client's ongoing success.