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                   
Dr. Chaya Kulkarni, Director, Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMHP),
The Hospital for Sick Kids, Toronto  (Event Summary) 
November 30, 2011      
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

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