Healing within the Adoption Triad: A Trauma Informed Approach
1) Define trauma, and identify similarities and differences between trauma, grief and loss
2) Identify elements of trauma in the adoption triad: birthfamily, adoptive family, and adopted children
3) Identify treatment techniques for healing in all members of the adoption triad
4) Learn statistics on the prevalence of infertility in the population
5) Discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and how it relates to adoption
6) Consider the intersection of healing and trauma specific to adoption situations
7) Define resiliency and how it relates to adoption
8) Become aware of the skills necessary for a practitioner to become adoption competent
12:00pm – Welcome
12:10pm – Session on Healing within the adoption triad: a trauma informed approach begins. Presented by Erika Schmitt, Director of Adoption & Permanency Services at The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center
12:50pm – Q&A portion of the session to allow participants to ask questions regarding the topic
1:00pm – Grand Rounds adjourned
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and The Children's Home and Lemieux Family Center. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credit.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 ASWB
- 1.00 Attendance