The Intersection of Child Welfare & Disability

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Project Description

CASCW’s 14th Annual Spring Conference

Details

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Time: 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
Location: U of MN McNamara Alumni Center
Companion Publications: Spring 2013 CW360°, The Intersection of Child Welfare and Disability: Focus on Children; Fall 2013 CW360°, The Intersection of Child Welfare and Disability: Focus on Parents
Other Resources: Disability Child Welfare Collaborative, Gamble-Skogmo Disability Research, Postpartum Support International Conference Flyer, The Inclusion of Disability as Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights in State Codes (Policy Research Brief)

6 CEHs were available for this event.

Morning Keynote Presenters

Morning Agenda (PDF)

Dr. Dick Sobsey

Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Alberta; Director of the John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre and of the JP Das Developmental Disabilities Centre

PowerPoint Presentation (PDF) WATCH: Dr. Dick Sobsey, “Children with Disabilities in Child Welfare” 

Dr. Traci LaLiberte & Dr. Elizabeth Lightfoot

Director, Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare, University of Minnesota; and Associate Professor and PhD Program Director, University of Minnesota School of Social Work

PowerPoint Presentation (PDF) WATCH: Drs. Traci LaLiberte & Elizabeth Lightfoot, with Robyn Powell, “Parents with Disabilities in Child Welfare” READ: Parental Supports for Parents With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (PDF)Disability Self-Assessment (PDF)

Special Guest Presenters: Clay Finck & Guadalupe Ortiz-Tovar

National Resource Center for Youth Development

WATCH: Clay Finck & Guadalupe Ortiz-Tovar, “Making Healthy Choices Guide”Making Healthy Choices: A Guide on Psychotropic Medications for Youth in Foster Care

Afternoon Panel Presentations

Afternoon Agenda (PDF)

First Panel Presentation: Children with Disabilities in Child Welfare

Moderator: Tim Zuel, PhD, Supervisor, Hennepin County Human Services
Panelists: Dick Sobsey, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Educational Psychology, University of Alberta; Roberto Reyes, Neglected & Delinquent Programs, Division of Student Support, Minnesota Department of Education; Susan Frame, MSW, LICSW, Senior Social Worker, Children’s Developmental Disabilities, Hennepin County Human Services; Lisa Grant, Fostering Connections Specialist, Saint Paul Public Schools; Greta Anderson, Young Adult Training and Technical Assistance (YATTA) Network, NRCYD

 WATCH: “Panel Presentation: Children with Disabilities in Child Welfare,” moderated by Tim Zuel

Second Panel Presentation: Parents with Disabilities in Child Welfare

Moderator: Amy Hewitt, MSW, PhD, Director of the Research & Training Center on Community Living, Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota
Panelists: Sue Abderholden, MPH, Executive Director, NAMI Minnesota; Bryce Fier, MSW, Aging and Disability Services, Hennepin County Human Services; Dan Koziolek, LICSW, Child and Family Manager, Carver County Community Social Services; Jennifer Shea Thomas, MA, Mom to four fabulous kids and Parent Leader in the area of children’s mental health

 WATCH: “Panel Presentation: Parents with Disabilities in Child Welfare,” moderated by Tim Zuel

This was a free conference sponsored by the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW), School of Social Work, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities, and made possible by a Title IV-E training grant administered by the MN Department of Human Services.