Facilitator's guide: [Caring for the Abuse Affected Child and Family.]
Maine Child Welfare Training Institute and Cross Disciplinary Training Project.
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Published: January 2004
Publication Information: Augusta, ME : Maine Child Welfare Training Institute.
Available from: Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service, Child Welfare Training Institute
45 Commerce Drive, Suite 11
Augusta, ME 04330
Tel: 207-626-5200 866-354-0084 (toll free)
This facilitator's guide presents an 18-hour interdisciplinary curriculum designed to train professionals in the areas of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, substance abuse, and early childhood education to work collaboratively to provide an integrated delivery system to children and families. Training materials are presented for six sessions that address: characteristics of families in distress, trauma, and principles of treatment trauma; domestic violence, risk analysis, the effects of domestic violence on children, and domestic violence services; child abuse and neglect, the abuse continuum and indicators of abuse, reporting abuse and working with the child welfare system and domestic violence, and child abuse and neglect case studies; substance abuse and treatment options; elder and adult abuse, mental health, and mental illness; and the family systems approach and working tighter on behalf of children, adults, and families. Each session includes tips for trainer preparation, objectives and an outline, participant handouts, and overheads.
family violence; family therapy; intergenerational abuse; substance abuse; reporting procedures; training materials; child welfare workers