Training Events Schedule

BCAC frequently offers useful trainings to the community at our offices in Charles Village, Baltimore.

Registration is now required for all trainings. Registration will close 48 in advance of each training.

DECEMBER 2017

Seeing Beyond the Picture: Technology – Facilitated Child Sexual Exploitation

Thursday, December 7th, 2017, 10 AM – 12 PM

Pornography, commercial exploitation and internet crimes have been increasingly affecting the lives of vulnerable children for centuries.  In recent decades, more attention has been devoted to developing strategies to bring awareness, insight and program development to addressing the multiple dynamics involved in these crimes.  During this presentation, we will explore how these crimes are defined, the importance of working with multi-disciplinary team members in accredited Children’s Advocacy Centers, how to engage with families of those victimized and identify appropriate mental health resources. Best practices will be demonstrated through a case scenario. 2 CEU’s.  Register here.

 

Engaging Families in the Mental Health Process

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017, 10 AM – 12 PM

This workshop will share information about how service providers can engage families in services including ideas, tips, examples and programming ideas. In this training, individuals will learn what resources are most useful to certain clients and how to use these tools. Instructors will provide interactive examples of how to successfully engage families and improve outcomes for youth. 2 CEU’s. Register here.

 

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Impact on Future Health & Social Outcomes

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017, 10 AM – 12 PM

In 1995, CDC researchers discovered 10 common ACEs relating to child abuse, neglect and household dysfunction that have remarkably been proven to have costly detrimental outcomes as children become adults. Participants will gain appreciation of the ACE study and how its findings impact adult outcomes.  2 CEU’s. Register here.

 

JANUARY 2018

 

The Message Board of Human Trafficking
Thursday, January 18th, 2018, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Across the U.S. youth of varying ages are being trafficked in both sex and labor markets. This workshop will provide a general scope of this crime in Maryland and throughout the nation, and offer strategies to support survivors of trafficking. 3 CEU’s. Register here.  

 

FEBRUARY 2018

Working with the Latino Community: Case Studies on Barriers to Access
Wednesday, February 7th, 2018, 10 AM – 12 PM

This training will give insight on cultural influences that Latino populations face while living in the United States. A perspective of how Latinos view family, friends, social interactions, religion, and health will be provided for professionals who administer direct services to Latino communities in an effort to increase cultural competency. 2 CEU’s. Register here.

 

MARCH 2018

 

Engaging Families in the Mental Health Process
Wednesday, March 21st, 2018, 10 AM – 12 PM

This workshop will share information about how service providers can engage families in services including ideas, tips, examples and programming ideas. In this training, individuals will learn what resources are most useful to certain clients and how to use these tools. Instructors will provide interactive examples of how to successfully engage families and improve outcomes for youth. 2 CEU’s. Register here.

 

 

Working with the Latino Community: Case Studies on Barriers to Access (WEBINAR)
Wednesday, March 28th, 2018, 12 PM – 1 PM

This training will give insight on cultural influences that Latino populations face while living in the United States. A perspective of how Latinos view family, friends, social interactions, religion, and health will be provided for professionals who administer direct services to Latino communities in an effort to increase cultural competency. 1 Category II CEU. Register here.

 

APRIL 2018

Ethical Decision Making in Social Work Practice
Tuesday, April 10th , 2018, 10 AM – 1 PM

This training will review the NASW Code of Ethics core principles and responsibilities and provide a framework for ethical decision making in social work. This workshop will how ethical decision making may look in real life and learn how to avoid potential ethical issues. 3 CEU’s. Register here.

 

Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ Youth
Tuesday, April 24th, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11 AM

This is a training that will provide information on understanding the LGBTQ population with a focus on youth. General terminology and prevalence of sexual abuse/assault will be discussed as well as how to work with caregivers. The audiences for this workshop are social workers, counselors, psychologists, case managers, medical professionals, and law enforcement.  1 CEU. Register here.

 

MAY 2018

 

What About the Children: A Collaborative approach to working with children whos parents are survivors and traffickers
Thursday, May 10th, 2018, 10 AM – 12 PM

In 2016, there were over 7,500 identified human trafficking cases in the United States with over 5,500 being sex trafficking cases. Of these many cases, how many do you think were children born to those victimized and the traffickers? While these are rough statistics, we know that the actual number is larger than realized. What happens to these youth, how do they receive the necessary services to handle the trauma that they have seen, heard and experienced? In this workshop you will hear about a case where there were multiple traffickers, multiple victims and multiple children born to those trafficked. You will hear what happens when different agencies work together for the goal of providing effective Survivor services for all Survivors. 2 CEU’s. Register here.

 

Understanding Your Responsibilities as a Mandated Reporter
Thursday, May 24th, 2018, 10 AM – 12 PM

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. 2 CEU’s. Register here.

 

For a full list of training offerings: BCAC Winter Spring 2018 Training Schedule.