North Dakota Children & Family Services Conference - Participants

The presentations and workshops will focus on the following topics:

  • Working with families impacted by caregiver substance abuse
  • Building safety in families when parents use substances
  • Impacts and implications of prenatal substance exposure
  • SBIRT: Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment
  • Face it Together: A new approach to addiction support
  • The neurobiology of addiction
  • Psychotropic medications
  • Building community connections for transition aged youth
  • Cultural competency and communication
  • The evolution of kinship care
  • Innovative approaches to kinship care
  • The dual status initiative for youth
  • Child advocacy
  • Trauma informed systems
  • Using our knowledge of childhood trauma to engage caregivers
  • Youth leadership board panel
  • Addressing secondary trauma through expressive writing and relaxation
  • The emotional labor of child welfare
  • North Dakota Social Services Redesign
  • Understanding the Theory of Constraint and the impact on the child welfare system
  • Ethics: What the Family First legislation means for family engagement

Available Sessions
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