Achieving Lasting Permanency with the 3-5-7 Model (Montgomery)
Event Date: 08/26/2021
Event Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Event Type: Live In-person
Total CE Credits: 5.5
Clinical Hours: 5.5
General Admission: $0 CE Cost: $55
One of the greatest struggles for professionals and families in the field is how to engage children and families surrounding the separation and losses in their lives, understand the trauma related to these losses, and how to integrate and restore relationships within the family system. During the past several years, the 3-5-7 Model® developed by Dr. Darla Henry has become an integral practice engagement strategy to support the work of young people and all of their families to build permanency relationships. As a directional, guided approach, this practice model provides tools for professionals and caregiver parents to understand the stories of loss, trauma, and abandonment that each child carries with them from poor parenting experiences.
We welcome Dr. Darla Henry, a true pioneer in the field of permanency and resilience within child welfare, as she guides us through 5.5 hours of content, videos, activities, and interactive discussions to explore the 3 tasks, 5 conceptual questions, and 7 interpersonal skills necessary to better support children and families as they heal and rebuild relationships. The 3-5-7 Model® takes the "guesswork" or the "we hope it works" approach out of permanency decision making.
Dr. Darla Henry
Darla L. Henry is a Social Worker, Trainer, Teacher, and Consultant having more than 45 years of experience in child welfare, private practice, education, and training programs in the social work field. Darla established and authored the 3-5-7 Model®. She is president of Darla L Henry & Associates, provides training and consultation nationally and internationally, and teaches MSW courses for local universities. She received her Ph.D. in social work from the University of Maryland at Baltimore, conducting her doctoral work on risk and protective factors of resiliency in maltreated children. Her passionate belief is in the specialness of children and honoring all families as the foundation of love in all relationships. Healing the traumas of loss and disconnection is the focus of her work.
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