This course is designed for adoption social workers and mental health providers.

How can we help our foster or adopted children heal from past trauma or loss? In this course we will talk about the impact of trauma and loss on adopted kids and what parents can do to help them heal. The instructor is Dr. Amanda Baden, a Professor and the Doctoral Program Director at Montclair State University in the graduate counseling program and a licensed psychologist in private practice in Manhattan. She is an adult adoptee from Hong Kong and an adoptive parent of a daughter from China.

Outline for Helping Adopted Children Heal From Past Trauma.pdf

Participants will:

  • Explain what trauma is.
  • Explain why neglect can be a type of trauma.
  • List three things adoptive parents can do to help their child heal.

*Your course will remain active for 180 days from purchase date.

1 Hour CE Credit

Online Audio Course – Non-interactive (Certificate of completion will be immediately awarded online.  You will be redirected to the certificate upon successful completion of the course including passing a 10 question quiz and completing a course evaluation) 

Course Categories:  Social Work

Accreditations and Approvals:

Creating a Family – The National Adoption and Foster Care Education and Support Nonprofit submitted this course for social work continuing education for approval by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), through the NASW CE Approval program. Creating a Family – The National Adoption and Foster Care Education and Support Nonprofit maintains responsibility for the program.

NASW Approval Period: 5/19/2023 - 5/31/2024. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886829466-5584) for 1 continuing education contact hours.

For information on specific continuing education requirements by jurisdiction or mental health field, we recommend contacting your licensing board or accrediting organization for the most current requirements from your state or territory. NASW offers a quick reference of  Social Work Licensure Board Endorsements that you may find helpful.

Please contact the Education Director for technical assistance or disability accommodations.

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    Helping Adopted Children Heal
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