Trauma and Youth in Foster Care
Presenter: Billye Jones, LCSW
NASW Members: Free
How to take the program:
Register here for the program, and you will receive a confimation. Your confirmation email will include a link to watch the recorded program, a link to the course quiz, and a description of the program. Keep this email for your submission to get your membership reimbursed!
Step 1: Register for the program. If you have not recieved your NASW ID number yet, use the code '123456789'.
Step 2: Click the first link, and watch the entirety program.
Step 3: After the program is over, click the second link to take thr course quiz. Complete and submit the quiz.
This workshop is approved for 1.5 continuing education credit hours for licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, and licensed marriage and family therapists
Presenter: Billye Jones, LCSW
NASW Member Fee: Free
After years of consistent decline, the rate of children and youth in foster care has increased due to the opioid crisis. Youth in foster care and young adults who have aged out, face unique challenges and experience higher than average rates of trauma. This workshop will address the consequences of trauma, disrupted attachment and systematic challenges children and youth face in foster care.
After the completion of this webinar, participants will learn:
- Long-term implications of foster care placement
- How to identify attachment style of youth in care
- Needs of aging out young adults
- Understand the systemic challenges impact children and youth in care
This workshop is approved for 1.5 continuing education credit hours.
NASW-NYS is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (Provider ID #0014), licensed mental health counselors (Provider ID #MHC-0053), and licensed marriage and family therapists. (Provider ID #MFT-0037)
Billye J. Jones, LCSW is an experienced clinician, supervisor, field instructor, administrator, program developer, and relationship builder. Billye incorporates her passion of child sexual abuse treatment, prevention and developing trauma informed programs in her multiple roles. She has performed extensive work with sexually abused children and adults as well as sexually reactive and aggressive youth. In addition, Billye has trained therapists, students, parents, teachers, child welfare staff, attorneys, social workers and many others about issues relating to child sexual abuse. She was involved in all activities related to child sexual abuse prevention, which included panels, newspaper, radio, and television and even appeared in a documentary. Some of the topics of her trainings include: Treatment, Prevention; Identifying signs and symptoms; How to increase protective factors; Using the arts to break the silence around abuse; How to handle disclosure; How to safeguard a home after the occurrence of child sexual abuse; and the long term impact of childhood sexual abuse. Billye has a Master of Social Work degree from New York University (NYU). She attained a Post Master’s Certificate in Clinical Practice from NYU, an Advanced Certificate Program in Non-profit management from New York Medical College/Fordham University. She is an active member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and has been a member of the National Ethics Committee for 8 years. Billye is the Co-chair of the Whitney M. Young Multicultural Affairs Committee (Westchester Division) and has been a member of the committee for 14 years.
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