2021.5.19 and 2021.5.20 | Two Part Child Resiliency Building Series: Strategies for Different Settings and Developmental Stages


12p.m. to 1:30p.m. | 2021.5.19 and 2021.5.20 |  Katie Volk, MA

A collaboration with the New England HHS Region 1 Mental Health & Technology Transfer Center


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2021.5.19 and 2021.5.20 | 12p.m. to 1:30p.m. | Two Part Child Resiliency Building Series: Strategies for Different Settings and Developmental Stages | 3 Contact Hours | Collaboration with the MHTTC (New England HHS Region 1)

Part 1: What Is Resilience?

During part one of this two-part series, we will define resilience, explore what it means in the context of typical developmental trajectories, and discuss what happens when those developmental trajectories are derailed.

Part 2: Incorporating Resiliency Skill-Building in Your Work with Children

Resiliency is a skill that we can help children build. Part 2 will focus on specific ways we can bring resiliency skill-building strategies into our work with children. We will highlight action steps in prevention and treatment settings, and across development from infancy to adolescence.

Series Learning Objectives:

At the end of this series, participants will be able to:

  • Define resiliency.
  • Describe risk and protective factors, with examples.
  • Name three ways to cultivate resiliency in children.


Katie Volk, MA Katie Volk is a child development specialist with a particular focus on infancy, early childhood, and families living in poverty. She has worked with hundreds of community organizations to provide training and technical assistance in the United States and Australia, particularly focused on implementing trauma-informed practices. Read more

Contact hours:

  • 3 contact hours for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and behavioral health professionals
  • 3 contact hours independent study Category I contact hours for Psychologists are provided. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.
  • 3 contact hours CHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
  • 3 contact hours  pending for alcohol and drug counselors from the board of alcohol and drug counselors

This 3 hour course is offered in two consecutive 1.5 hour sessions. Attendance at both sessions is required. Partial credit will not be awarded. Completion of an electronic evaluation is required to receive a certificate of contact hours.



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