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Developing Innovative Practices: Complex Medical and Developmental Conditions
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July Webinar

Developing Innovative Practices: Complex Medical and Developmental Conditions


This webinar will focus on children and youth with complex medical conditions and co-morbidities (i.e., medical conditions and developmental disabilities) enrolled in residential care and family-based treatment settings. We will discuss definitions of complex medical conditions and co-morbidities, and current practice and research pertaining to children with complex medical conditions and co-morbidities. We’ll address the challenges of serving this population in family-based treatment and residential care practices and the needed resources that can help.

Target Audience: Clinical Staff

FFTA members will receive an invitation to register for this webinar. 

Learning Objectives:
1. To increase participant knowledge about the definition of complex medical conditions and co-morbidities (medical conditions and developmental disabilities) in children and youth
2. To identify the challenges in practices and resources in serving children with complex medical needs and co-morbidities
3. To discuss best practices in serving children and youth with complex medical conditions in residential and family-based care treatment settings
4. To establish a collaborative working group of residential and family-based care treatment providers to share and establish innovative practices in serving children with complex medical conditions

Presenters:
A. Suzanne Boyd, Ph.D., MSW, Associate Professor of Social Work, UNC Charlotte
Paul Brylske, LCSW-C, Director of Treatment Foster Care and Director of Shared Living, Therapeutic Foster Care at the Kennedy Krieger Institute
Stephanie King, LCSW-C, Program Manager/Supervisor, Therapeutic Foster Care at the Kennedy Krieger Institute
Shelby Veri, MPH, CCES, Health Service Research Doctoral Student, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Family Focused Treatment Association, #1659, 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 as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. FFTA maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 4/10/2019 - 4/10/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 general continuing education credits. Every attendee who attends the entire webinar will receive a certificate of attendance. In order to receive a certificate for ACE credit hours - you must attend the entire webinar and also complete an evaluation once the webinar is finished. You will be able to access your certificate online as soon as you complete the evaluation. Please check the map on the ASWB website for information on whether your state accepts ACE credit.


A. Suzanne Boyd, Ph.D., MSW


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