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Nurturing Family Resilience Through a Strengths-Based Framework

Thu August 22, 2019: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT


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About This Webinar:

Highly stressful adverse situations impact the whole family; in turn, how families deal with their challenges can facilitate positive adaptation for all members, their relationships, and the family unit.

This webinar presents core principles and guidelines in Dr. Walsh’s research-informed Family Resilience Practice Framework, identifying key relational processes that couples and families can build for resilience through difficult times.

Discussion, with illustrations, highlight the core strengths — shared beliefs, practices, and resources — that facilitate coping and positive growth: in rebounding from crisis, trauma, and loss; in navigating disruptive family transitions; and in weathering persistent multi-stress conditions.  In strengthening their resilience, families gain deeper bonds, more effective functioning, greater wellbeing, and enhanced capacities to overcome future life challenges.

Watch the recording below!

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Dr. Froma Walsh, MSW, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & Co-Director, Chicago Center for Family Health and Firestone Professor Emerita at the University of Chicago

Dr. Walsh is a foremost expert on family resilience, with extensive experience in situations of trauma and complicated loss; disruptive family transitions; and multi-stress, chronic conditions. Her research-informed family resilience framework is widely applied in research, clinical practice, and community-based services. Her collaborative, multi-level systemic practice approach integrates developmental, relational, socio-cultural, and multi-faith spiritual perspectives.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Click the button below for CEU credit
You will be prompted to complete an evaluation after which a link will be provided.

Continuing Education

  • UT Social Work CE Credits are no longer available for this webinar.
  • 1.5 Contact Hours/.1 CEU from the National Council on Family Relations are available to Certified Family Life Educators (CFLE).
  • Case Management Continuing Education Credits from the Commission for Case Manager Certification are no longer available for this webinar. However, please click the button above to complete an evaluation to give us your feedback.
  • Certificates of completion are available for providers interested in documenting their professional development activities.

Event Materials

Resilience Series Overview | Flyer 

Nurturing Family Resilience PowerPoint | PDF

Glossary of Terms in Resilience Science by Ann Masten (June 2019) | PDF

Resilience Series Additional Resources | PDF

2 Replies to “Nurturing Family Resilience Through a Strengths-Based Framework”

  1. Hello! Yes, CE credit is still available for this webinar. CE credit from the UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work is active for 2 years after the live webinar date and CE credit from the Commission for Case Manager Certification is available for 1 year after the webinar has passed.

    You can view the archived webinar with the YouTube video linked above. After viewing, the Continuing Education button will take you to a short webinar evaluation. Those needing to take a post-test for CE credit will be directed to the post-test link after taking the evaluation.

    Please let us know if we can assist with anything else. Thank you!

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