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Information and Training Resources for Child Welfare Professionals

This Week

This webinar is hosted by Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute

Depression is prevalent in workplace and has a huge impact on employee health and productivity. However, employers and organizations are struggling in finding measures for dealing with this significant health and economic issue. There are many strategies for reducing the burden of workplace depression. Dr. JianLi Wang's team at the University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research has conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis that identified evidence - based interventions that may be used as proactive measures for preventing workplace depression.

You will learn:

- different types of public health strategies for preventing depression

- effective workplace interventions for depression [demonstrated by randomized controlled trials]

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Join Carol Edwards as she facilitates a discussion with a panel of experts (a case manager, foster parent and a youth) to explore the importance of stable placements for children and explore how unnecessary placement moves are harmful to children. As a participant you can expect to learn about the following: What considerations and actions need to be taken to make the first placement the best placement? What is needed from agency staff and case managers to support caregivers in their commitment to providing stable placements for children? When is it appropriate to seek a new placement for a child? How do multiple, unnecessary placements cause harm to children? We look forward to you joining us on this webcast as we continue to learn more about how best to work together in ensuring excellent parenting by supporting stable placements for children.

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The Annual conference will host over 300 foster, adoptive, kinship caregivers and child welfare professionals. The conference will include sessions that emphasize trauma informed care, adoption process, human trafficking, understanding the court system, importance of GAL, early childhood courts, empowering youth, recruitment and more!

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The Florida Coalition for Children Foundation’s 2019 Annual Conference will be focused on the agencies and individuals who work on the behalf of Florida’s abused, abandoned, neglected and at-risk children. The conference is expected to see over 700 attendees, 30 exhibitors and provide access to continuing education units. The conference will be held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, July 8 – July 10, 2019

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