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Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare

Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare

March 2012 Archives

We are presenting our 13th Annual FREE Child Welfare conference,
Beyond Burnout: Secondary Trauma in the Child Welfare Workforce
on May 1, 2012, from 1:00pm to 4:30pm.

We are pleased to feature keynote presenter Dr. Brian Bride, PhD, LCSW, who is Associate Professor and PhD Program Director at the School of Social Work, University of Georgia. Following the keynote presentation Erika Tullberg, MPA, MPH of the ACS-NYU Children's Trauma Institute will present on the Institute's Resilience Alliance Project intervention, which addresses STS experienced by child welfare staff. The conference will conclude with a panel presentation, which will include a local child welfare worker and a local administrator.

The conference will be held in the DQ Room at the TCF Bank Stadium, University of Minnesota, East Bank campus, and will also be available via live web stream. As always, there is no charge for this conference.

Participants may earn 3.5 CEUs for their attendance.

Information and registration for this event may be found at

Please note: Registration will only be available through Monday, April 23, 2012.

In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact Nora Lee at, or 612-624-4231.

We look forward to your attendance!

Dr. Hal Grotevant, formerly from the Department of Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota, and now Chair of the Rudd Adoption Research program at U-Mass/Amherst, was interviewed on WGBY about what adoption looks like during the adolescen tyears. He also discusses the upcoming conference on March 30, 2012.

You can view the interview below or here.