Description

1-Hour CE Credit

Intended Audience: 

This course is designed for adoption social workers and mental health providers.

Course Overview:

Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Deborah Gray, MSW, MPA, author of Attaching in Adoption and Attaching Through Love, Hugs, and Play.  Deborah will explore discipline techniques that social workers can teach adoptive parents to help them discipline their children while maintaining a strong attachment.

Course Outline for Disciplining While Maintaining Attachment Webinar

Participants will be able to:

  • Explain how trauma affects attachment and should impact the way parents discipline.
  • Explain the role of positive enforcement in disciplining adopted children.
  • List 3 positive enforcement techniques parents can take.
  • Describe what makes an effective disciplinary reward system.
  •  Identify 3 parenting tools that should be in every adoptive parent’s tool kit.
  • List two disciplinary techniques to address challenging behaviors such as lying and stealing?
  • Describe effective ways to discipline teens.


Social Work Practice Level:  Intermediate

1 Hour CE Credit

Online Audio Course – Non-interactive (Certificate of completion will be immediately awarded online.  You will be redirected to the certificate upon successful completion of the course including passing a 10 question quiz and completing a course evaluation) 

Course Categories:  Social work practice, knowledge and skills/Social work clinical practice

Accreditations and Approvals:

Creating a Family – The National Adoption and Infertility Education and Support Nonprofit, #1488, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Creating a Family – The National Adoption and Infertility Education and Support Nonprofit maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/17/2016 – 10/17/2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 1 continuing education clock hours.

For information on specific continuing education requirements by jurisdiction or mental health field, we recommend contacting your licensing board or accrediting organization for the most current requirements from your state or territory. ASWB offers a quick reference of Social Work Laws and Regulations that you may find helpful.

Please contact the Education Director for technical assistance or disability accommodations.

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*Your course will remain active for 180 days from purchase date.

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