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.
Be sure to like our Facebook page to get notified of upcoming livestreams on topics from online safety to recognizing signs of abuse and much more!
WEBINAR: Anti-Human Trafficking 101
Wednesday, January 6, 1:00PM – 3:00PM
This session will cover the introduction to human trafficking and the work our team does to prevent trafficking and support survivors in recovery. You will learn about the common dynamics of trafficking and exploitation, how to recognize signs of exploitation, and what to do! 2 CEUs. Register here.
WEBINAR: Intro to Children’s Advocacy Centers
Tuesday, January 12, 1:00PM – 2:00PM
Have you ever wondered what happens after we make a report of child abuse or neglect? Come learn about the process of forensic interviewing, and the ongoing support that Children’s Advocacy Centers offer to children survivors of abuse or neglect (and to their families). Learn about Baltimore Child Abuse Center’s programs, and how the Children’s Advocacy model supports survivors and prevents future abuse. 1 CEU. Register Here.
WEBINAR: Vicarious Trauma & Building Hope and Resiliency
Wednesday, January 13, 11:00AM – 1:00PM
This training will explore secondary trauma and the mental, physical, and emotional toll of working as a human service provider. Participants will learn how to identify secondary traumatic stress caused by their work, as well as how to promote resiliency for personal wellness and the betterment of their workplace. We will discuss the science of hope and how hope impacts resiliency. 2 CEUs. Register here.
WEBINAR: Keep Kids Safe: Understand Your Responsibilities as a Mandated Reporter
Tuesday, January 19, 1:00PM – 2:00PM
Participants will gain an understanding of relevant state laws, requirements for reporting, and the signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect. This workshop will provide participants with reasons to report and information on how to report. We will also explore the long-term impact of abuse on children. 1 CEU. Register Here.
WEBINAR: Virtual Lunch and Learn: Hope and Resiliency
Friday, January 22, 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Participants will learn about hope and how it fosters resiliency, healing, and reduces further trauma. We will define hope, and talk about how to promote hope within ourselves and those in our lives. 1 CEU. Register Here.
WEBINAR: Creating Trauma-Responsive Virtual Spaces
Tuesday, January 26, 10:00AM – 11:30AM
This training will focus on the practical strategies and tools we can use to be trauma-responsive in our Zoom meetings, FaceTime or HouseParty hang outs, our Google classrooms, and any other virtual spaces. This will include the basics of what a trauma-responsive facilitation is, and how to utilize these in virtual settings. 1.5 CEUs. Register Here.