Archive for September, 2021

The Importance of a Trauma-Informed Child Welfare System (1 credit hour)

Course Summary:  Building a trauma-informed practice requires ongoing training and support with a shift in the conversation from asking “What’s wrong with you?” to “What happened to you?”  This course explores how trauma-informed child welfare improves children’s safety, permanency, and well-being.  The course examines trauma screening and assessment, workforce development, resource parent training, access to evidence- based treatment, and the role of protective factors.

This course is recommended for social workers and counselors and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

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Illinois Sexual Harassment Prevention (1 credit hour)

Program Summary:  This course covers the topic of Illinois sexual harassment prevention. All Illinois employees are now required to receive sexual harassment prevention training that complies with the Illinois Human Rights Act.  The course includes definitions of sexual harassment as outlined in the Illinois Human Rights Act, examples of unlawful sexual harassment, a summary of laws concerning sexual harassment, and a summary of employer responsibilities.

This course is recommended for Illinois social workers and counselors and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

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