Mental Health: In-Depth Applications for Child Welfare

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Training provides an overview of successful case planning for children in foster care.  Course topics include referring to the mental health services,  use of screening tools, characteristics and behavior indicators of developmental and mental health concerns, use psychotropic medications with children in foster care, case management techniques with mental health service providers, understanding  the elements and criteria of Evidence-Based and Promising Practices, and matching available EBP’s with specific client needs.  This course will also describe key signs, symptoms and impacts of trauma, disrupted attachment, and childhood adversity and ways to incorporate trauma informed care into their day-to-day work.

Length (hours)



Regional Core Training


Social Workers, Supervisors

Dates and Locations

External Registration Required
April 23, 2018 - 8:30am - 4:30pm
Charina Carothers
Spokane DCFS Office 1313 N Atlantic St STE 2000 Spokane WA 99201, SW Conference Room Map

Registration Instructions

Please register directly in the LMS:

Maestro Course Code: 110182

Tribal Members, CWTAP Students, and new CA hires who don't have LMS access: Please register using this form