2019 Child Protection Summit: Confessions From the Field: Resilience, Passion and Child Welfare

Carol Campbell Edwards, MSW LCSW - Assistant Teaching Professor, College of Social Work, Florida State University

December 18, 2019

Training Description

Individuals enter the field of child welfare to make a difference in the lives of children and families due to personal experiences, or a deep commitment to service. However, the demands of the field and exposure to trauma may create stress and burnout that leads to discouragement or high turnover. This session will feature stories of resilience, coping strategies, and self-care practices that lead to fulfilling child welfare careers.