National Teleconference Series

This exciting series has moved to a webinar format, and brings current issues to child welfare workers. The CWLC will host a number of hour-long teleconferences a year, each focusing on a timely issue and presented to our members by well-known individuals in a variety of child welfare areas and research. The CWLC helps you stay up-to-date, by bringing the experts directly to your desktop! This series is now completed.  Past Sessions May 9, 2012                    A Developmental Model for Infants and Toddlers in Child Welfare Dr. Chaya Kulkarni, Director, Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMHP), The Hospital for Sick Kids, Toronto  (Event Summary)    November 30, 2011       Retention of Foster Families: Experiences from Across Canada     March 2004 The Impact of Premenstrual Syndrome on Women’s Parenting Lynn Barry, MSW, Director ,Canadian Society for the Investigation of Child Abuse Leslie Tutty, Ph.D., RESOLVE Alberta, Faculty of Social Work Betty Thomlinson, Ph.D., Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary   September 2003 A Collaborative Approach to Working With Children and Families in High Conflict Situations R. Birnbaum, Assistant Professor, King’s College, University of Western Ontario & previously worked as a social worker in the Office of the Children’s Lawyer C. Breton, Director, North York Branch, Toronto Children’s Aid Society   May 2003 Child Abuse in Community Institutions and Organizations: Improving Public and Professional Understanding Professor David Wolfe, University of Western Ontario Dr. Peter Jaffe, Centre for Children and Families in the Justice of the London Family Court   February 2003 When Working Hurts: Burnout and Trauma Lynda Monk, MSW, RSW, Director of Social Service Division with Fisher and Associates   November 2002 Understanding and Supporting Families in Distress: The case of neglected children and their families. Dr. Carl Lacharité, Professeur-directeur Groupe de recherche en développement de l’enfant et de la famille – Départment de psychologie, U du Québec à Trois Rivières   September 2002 Attachment, regulation and caregiver behaviours associated with disorganized attachment/assessment and intervention. Dr. Diane Benoit, Infant Psychiatry, Hospital of Sick Children   April 2002 Multi-disciplinary Assessment of Child Abuse Ron Ensom, Retired Social Worker   February 2002 Home-based Family Support Workers Dr. Chaya Kulkarni, Director Programs and Training, Invest in Kids Foundation   November 2001 Risk Assessment Dr. Harriet MacMillan, Paeditrician, Associate Professor, McMaster University   September 2001 Infant Mortality Dr. Jim Cairns, Deputy Chief Coroner, Province of Ontario   June 2001 Stress and Trauma in Child Welfare Practice Dr. Cheryl Regehr, Associate Professor, Academic Coordinator, Centre for Applied Social Research, University of Toronto   May 2001 Canadian Incidence Study on Child Maltreatment Dr.Nico Trocmé, Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto   April 2001 TAPP-C – Arson Prevention Program for Children Dr. Sherri McKay, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Child Psychiatry Program   February 2001 Staffed Group Homes for Children and Youth: Understanding their role and ensuring quality. Dr. Jim Anglin, Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor, School of Child and Youth Care, University of Victoria   November 2000 Child Maltreatment – What Do We Know About prevention? Dr. Harriet MacMillan   May 2000 Child Rights in Canada Dr. Paul Thomas, Dalhousie University   February 2000 Guidelines to Access to Birth Families for Children in Care Dr. Paul Steinhauer, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto   November 1999 First Nations Child Welfare Dr. Ed Connors & Dr. Frank Maidman   September 1999 Family Wellness Project Dr. Isaac Prilleltensky, Wilfred Laurier University   June 1999 Looking After Children in Canada Dr. Kathleen Kufeldt, University of New Brunswick Muriel McQueen Ferguson, Centre for Family Violence Research   March 1999 Recognizing and Management of Attachment Disorders in Children Dr. Paul Steinhauer, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto   November 1998 Child Welfare Outcomes Measurement Framework Dr. Nico Trocmé, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto