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This two-day workshop will provide workers with a basic understanding of working with families who have behavioral health problems. Participants will gain knowledge of the prevalence of Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health Disorders in the families they serve and will explore personal and system values regarding behavioral health issues. Child Welfare Specialist will learn some of the signs and symptoms of substance use and mental health disorders and will learn about the recovery process, including resources and processes within the state’s system.

Upon completion, workers will:


 
  • Understand behavioral health needs and families in the child welfare system.

  • Learn about the impact of behavioral health problems on children and their families.

  • Understand their role in the recovery process for behavioral health conditions of parents.

  • Learn about Oklahoma’s treatment network.

  • Explore how their prior exposure to behavioral health disorders may assist or hinder their work with child welfare families.

Training Group: This workshop is mandatory for new workers who have completed CORE Training. Workers are enrolled in this training by the CW training section. If there are available slots, the workshop will be unrestricted for addition-al enrollment two weeks prior to the work-shop.

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COURSE DATES

 
July 28-29, 2015 Norman Cancelled
August 5-6, 2015 Norman
August 11-12, 2015 Tulsa
September 8-9, 2015 Norman
  October 5-6, 2015 Norman
  October 20-21, 2015 Norman
  November 9-10, 2015 Tulsa
  November 17-18, 2015 Norman
  December 2-3, 2015 Norman
  December 10-11, 2015 Tulsa
  January 5-6, 2016 Norman
  February 1-2, 2016 Tulsa
  February 16-17, 2016 Norman
  March 2-3, 2016 Norman
  March 28-29, 2016 Norman
  April 13-14, 2016 Norman
  April 28-29, 2016 Tulsa
  May 3-4, 2016 Norman
  May 17-18, 2016 Norman
  May 19-20, 2016 Tulsa
  June 7-8, 2016 Norman
  June 21-22, 2016 Norman

 

Contact Information

Child Welfare Training Program
OU/OKDHS Training and Research Center
617 W. Rock Creek Road Norman, OK 73069
Phone: (405) 573-9191 | Fax: (405) 573-9292 | Email: Department Contact


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