Parent and Child Health: Substance Use Awareness Virtual June Conference Series 2024

Monday, Jun 24, 2024 12 pm to 1 pm


Training Sessions

Strategies to Support Children in Placement: A Trauma Informed Approach


Families and children navigating disruptions in placement, whether due to hospitalization, foster care, residential placements, shelter, etc. can be incredibly stressful and traumatic. This stress can impact a child and family’s overall functioning and sense of safety and wellbeing; however, there are useful and helpful strategies to mitigate these stressors that can be offered by providers as well as the families in the midst of these changes. This session will provide attendees with useful information and applicable strategies to support families and children facing these transitions.


  • General types of out-of-home placements
  • Impacts on children and families facing placement transitions
  • Trauma informed strategies to mitigate stressors related to these transitions, with a focus on fostering hope and resilience
  • Overview of resources for families in transition



The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


A maximum of 1.0 nursing contact hours will be awarded. Participants will be able to claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the program.


As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credits.

Psychologist (APA)

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

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