BCAC is Maryland’s foremost resource for child abuse prevention education for caregivers, community members and youth-serving professionals. BCAC offers a number of different training opportunities at our onsite Training Institute in Baltimore City. All of our offerings are eligible for Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) approved by the Maryland Board of Social Work.
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WEBINAR: Youth Trauma and Resilience in the time of COVID-19
Wednesday, June 3 & 10, 10:00AM – 12:30PM
Dr. Ginsburg , a renowned expert in youth trauma and resilience, will speak on topics of brain science, COVID-19, and building resilience.
Session 1 on Wednesday June 3rd, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm: Dr. Ginsburg will discuss the theory and brain science of youth trauma and resilience. He will also include the timely topic of COVID-19 and its impact on youth. The challenges of parenting during COVID-19 and the various roles and responsibilities of youth and family serving professionals in resilience efforts will be addressed.
Session 2 on Wednesday June 10th, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm: Dr. Ginsburg will follow up on the theoretical foundation of youth trauma and resilience learned in Part 1 with tools to help apply this to youth and family work. He will provide behavioral practices and stress reduction techniques that can be used with youth. Engagement tips and cultural humility constructs will also be provided.
Registration includes both webinars. We will be hosting via Zoom. If you can only attend one of the two sessions, you are still invited to register and join us for either session. We encourage you to attend both, as the second session will build on the first.
These webinars qualify for 2.5 Category 1 CEU hours approved by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners each, for a total of 5 CEU hours. A certificate will be emailed following participation in the webinar. Register here.
WEBINAR: Child Survivors of Homicide: Intervention and Recovery
Tuesday, June 23, 1:00PM – 3:00PM
Hear from Yuvelqui Rattigan, LCSW-C, a childhood grief therapist on topics of childhood grief, interventions, tools for recovery. In 2017, Baltimore had a record 343 homicides. Often forgotten are the children that are left behind or touched by homicide and the trauma that this event can cause them. This program will explore the experience of a child survivor and the impact that homicide has on them psychologically, behaviorally, and physically. We will also discuss ways to support child survivors to aid their healing and resilience. 2 CEUs. Register here.