Kinship Virtual Webinar Resource- “Substance Use Effects on Children and Family Members – What Kinship Caregivers Need to Know & How to Respond” LIVE Webinar Recording


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Substance Use Effects on Children and Family Members – What Kinship Caregivers Need to Know & How to Respond LIVE Webinar was presented on 6/6/2023 and provides helpful insight on the effects of substance abuse on the entire family as well as how to help loved ones suffering from substance abuse.

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Substance Use is an ongoing challenge for many that impacts everyone in the family. From children to adults, coping with the substance use of a family member can have lasting effects including emotional, psychological, financial, and medical health challenges to name a few. These challenges can lead to increased stress for family members which then leads to a reduced overall quality of life. Join us for this insightful webinar as we discuss common substance use scenarios that often are experienced in kinship families, how this substance use effects kinship children and their caregivers, as well as strategies that allow caregivers to improve care for yourself and your family, while offering support to your loved one.

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Sue Badeau trains, consults and speaks nationally and internationally on trauma, racial justice, family engagement, self-care and more and serves on the Boards of the Association for Training and Treatment of Trauma in Children (ATTACh), The Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress and Imara International. She is an in-demand consultant for numerous public and private child welfare, youth and adult justice and mental health agencies, courts, prison systems, and other organizations in the USA, Canada and Kenya. Sue and her husband, Hector are lifetime parents of 22, two by birth, 20 adopted and have also been foster parents to 75 and hosted refugees from Kosovo and Sudan. They have co-authored Are We There Yet: The Ultimate Road Trip, Adopting and Raising 22 Kids and Building Bridges of Hope: A Coloring Book for Adults Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma and other books.

Disclaimer: The information presented in this webinar and PowerPoint is current as of June 6, 2023. Please be aware that information can change as needed, directed, or required by law or governing institutions.