National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities

Training

This page provides resources for child welfare workers seeking training in working with parents with disabilities and their families.

Upcoming Events

Due to the overwhelming response to this webinar in September we will be holding the same free webinar again. If you were unable to attend the first time, please join us in November!

Robyn Powell, MA, JD

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

Register Here!

This free webinar with Robyn Powell, MA, JD will provide 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 will be provided by NASW.


Past Events

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

Webinar Recording

Webinar with Robyn Powell, MA, JD

Wednesday September 27, 2017 at 2:00pm EST

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.