Professional Resource

Supporting Engagement with A Clinical Perspective on Mental Health Assessment Inside the Infant Toddler Court Program (for Clinicians)

Aug 13, 2021

This Webinar will present a perspective for Safe Babies Court Team™ (SBCT) clinicians to recognize the importance of interdisciplinary, collaborative, and proactive teamwork in family assessment. The presentation will provide an overview on best practices of clinical relationship-based assessment, address the complexities of engaging families in court-referred assessment, and explore how assessment can be conducted in a manner that supports relationship building that can also be therapeutic.

  • Participants will describe their role as part of a multidisciplinary team in the assessment of families involved in SBCT.
  • Participants will have language to communicate the purpose and components of clinical assessment to all team members (families and professionals).
  • Participants will acquire communication strategies for sharing the results of clinical assessment to all team members (families and professionals).
  • Participants will gain an appreciation for the continuous role of assessment over the life of a case.

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