Trauma and Medication
This course will explore trauma-informed care, types and uses of psychotropic medications, and the role of the resource parent.
(1) Understand the significance of brain development in children and youth.
(2) Understand the effects that trauma has on children and youth in out-of-home placements.
(3) Recognize medical treatments for children and youth in out-of-home placements.
(4) Clarify the role that resource parents have in providing medical care for children and youth in their care.