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The Challenges of Supporting Children and Families During the Risk of COVID-19

Date: Monday, September 14th, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am PDT

Location: Online


Course Description: This webinar will discuss the challenges we currently face in assisting children and families. It will discuss how stress, lack of social support, increased family violence and suicide must be addressed. It will examine the challenges of tele-health and how we can successfully use this tool. This webinar will also discuss specific steps we must take so we, as care takers, can maximize our abilities to serve children and their families.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • list four increased risk factors facing children and families
  • describe four tele-health strategies to use when assisting families and children
  • select four self-care strategies to help improve their emotional health

Target Audience: This webinar is intended for those who serve individuals in mental health, foster care, probation, and child welfare settings.

Presenter: David Love, MFT is the founder and Executive Director of Valley Community Counseling Services located in San Joaquin County. He is an international trainer specializing in childhood trauma. Valley Community Counseling Services is currently providing tele-health therapy for 8 school districts and child abuse and mental health services for the community.

Additional Information:

A link to join the webinar will be sent after you register.

All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Participants may apply for continuing education credits (CEUs) when they fill out the follow-up survey. Certificates for CEUs will be mailed to participants within two weeks following the event.

Course meets qualifications for 1.5 hours of Continuing Education Units.  The Center for Innovation and Resources, Inc. (CIR) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs and LCSWs.  CIR maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.  CEUs will be available after the webinar for a fee of $20.

For additional information please contact Parasto Tabrizi at

Produced by the CATTA Center, a project of the Center for Innovation and Resources, Inc. with funding provided by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES), Victim Services Branch.