Therapeutic Support When Working with Young Children (0-5) and Caregivers in a Virtual Setting Webinar 5
Donna Potter, LCSW
HELD: Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm (PST)
Please join us for the webinar:Therapeutic Support When Working with Young Children (0-5) and Caregivers in a Virtual Setting. This is the fifth webinar in the 12-webinar series, Minimizing Disruptions in Care Through the Use of Behavioral Telehealth (Video and Phone). The goal of this webinar is to provide strategies to clinicians to engage and provide support to caregivers and their children ages 0-5 in a virtual environment.
Learning Objectives include:
Participants will be able to list two essential pre-session tasks for ensuring confidentiality and creating a therapeutic environment when assessing and treating young children via telehealth.
Participants will be able to describe two strategies for conducting successful assessments with young children via telehealth.
Participants will be able to identify at least three therapeutic goals that can be effectively addressed when treating young children via telehealth.
Participants will be able to describe two strategies and/or tools for engaging young children and their caregivers when assessing and treating young children via telehealth.
This webinar series is intended to not only build skills in telehealth, but also to highlight some of the learning from the field in offering behavioral telehealth services. We want to hear from you, so please bring your innovations, success stories and learning from your own transition to telehealth resulting from COVID-19.
Donna Potter is a licensed clinical social worker and has been working with traumatized children and families since 1992. She has been an instructor for Duke University’s Department of Psychiatry at the Center for Child and Family Health since 2000. In that role, she has conducted forensic evaluations of child physical and sexual abuse and neglect, has provided evidence based mental health trauma treatment to children and their families, and has acted as an expert witness for the courts. She has also provided consultation to the North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse on issues of diagnosis and treatment of Reactive Attachment Disorder, including having co-written the clinical guidelines for assessment diagnosis and treatment of RAD for North Carolina and providing training around the state and in other states on issues related to attachment and trauma. Donna disseminates evidence based treatment practices throughout the state of North Carolina and across the country. She is endorsed as a trainer by the developers of both Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Child Parent Psychotherapy. The majority of her training and consultation focuses on issues of early childhood, attachment and trauma.