Section 1: Introduction A. Course Contributors B. About This Course C. Learning Objectives Section 2: The Safety Plan A. Why is Anger Such an Issue for Our Children? B. Why is Anger Such an Issue for Our Children?, continued C. Anger Management Goals D. Coping Effectively With Anger Section 3: Using the Safety Plan A. Helping Children Calm Down B. So what is a Safety Plan? C. Cognitive Strategies D. Behavioral Strategies E. Cognitive and Behavioral Strategies F. Let’s Review G. Teaching Children How to Use the Safety Plan H. Helping Children Use Their Plans - Do’s I. Helping Children Use Their Plans - Do’s, continued J. Helping Children Use Their Plans - Don’ts K. Let’s Practice Section 4: Helping Children Talk A. Helping Children Talk B. Skills for Talking When Angry C. Helping Children Talk about an Incident - Do’s D. Helping Children Talk about an Incident - Don’ts E. Let’s Practice F. Helpful Staff Behavior Section 5: Helping Children Build a Plan A. Helping Children Build a Plan B. A Plan to Address the Incident C. A Plan to Revise the Safety Plan D. A Plan to Re-Enter the Milieu E. Let’s Practice Section 6: Summary A. Summary B. References C. Congratulations
Dr. Petras is the Director of Models of Practcie and Training Development at the Child Welfare League of America. Dr. Petras has many years of experience in working with children and families including as caseworker, supervisor, trainer, administrator, professor, consultant in program development, and author. She is the former Director of Foster Care for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and Past-President of the U.S. National Association of State Foster Care Managers. Dr. Petras has conducted research and published in the areas of child neglect, kinship care, and parenting. Since 2004, she has worked in Ethiopia and Tanzania to develop graduate schools of social work and to create social services for orphaned and vulnerable children and their families. She is Professor Emerita at the Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago. Disclosure: Donna Petras Ph.D., MSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.