Past Events

For Parents

Parents With Disabilities Face Obstacles To Keep Their Children

 

Thursday January 18, 2018

4:30pm EST

Robyn Powell was on Wisconsin Public Radio discussing the obstacles parents with disabilities face to keep their children. Listen to the interview!

From WPR: Parents with disabilities are disproportionately involved in the child welfare system compared to non-disabled parents. They're also more likely to have their parental rights terminated once involved. In October, a lawsuit was filed on behalf of five parents who feel they have been discriminated against by New York's Administration for Child Services. We take a look at the issue with our guest.

For Social Workers

Working with Parents with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Families: Strategies and Solutions for Social Workers

Tuesday November 14, 2017 at 3:00pm-4:00pm EST

Webinar Recording

This free webinar with Robyn Powell, MA, JD  provided information about how to best work with parents with intellectual disabilities and their families, including the definition of intellectual disabilities, background information on parents with disabilities, the application of disability law in the child welfare system, strategies for supporting families, and how to conduct accessible and appropriate parenting assessments. Continuing education credits were be provided by NASW.


Working with Parents with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Families: Strategies and Solutions for Social Workers

Wednesday September 27, 2017 at 2:00pm EST

Webinar Recording

Learn about how to best work with parents with intellectual disabilities and their families, including the definition of intellectual disabilities, background information on parents with disabilities, the application of disability law in the child welfare system, strategies for supporting families, and how to conduct accessible and appropriate parenting assessments.

This program was approved by the National Association of Social Workers (approval # 886742820-6926) for 1 continuing education contact hour.


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