The Parenting in Context webinar series translates research on timely topics to social work practice. All sessions are free and will provide one continuing education (CE) credit for social workers who register and participate in the live webinar.

During Covid-19, parents face new challenges managing family, work and economic demands. In this webinar, Dr. Shawna J. Lee will present research on parenting, mental health, and coping during the pandemic. This webinar is recommended for both research and practice audiences.

What research says about parents’ mental health during Covid-19
How parents are supporting their children’s educational needs
Parents’ coping strategies and activities with their children
The impact of social distancing on parenting

September 30, 2020
12:00 – 1:00pm ET
1 Free Online CE Credit Hour

This CE course will present research on parenting during Covid-19. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, many parents are spending more time with their children while they balance their children’s educational needs and homeschooling while also working from home. These changes are happening during a time when parents are experiencing a high degree of economic uncertainty. In this webinar, Dr. Shawna J. Lee will present research on parenting, mental health, and coping during the Coronavirus pandemic. This webinar is recommended for both social work research and practice audiences.

This intermediate webinar is approved for 1 synchronous interactive online continuing education hour.

Speaker: Shawna J. Lee, PhD, MSW, MPP

Agenda

12:00 – 12:30pm | Introduction to research on parenting during Covid-19
12:30 – 1:00pm | Social work implications of the research; discussion/Q&A

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe changes (increases) in mental health problems such as depression and anxiety during Covid-19.
  2. Describe how parents are spending more time with their children during Covid-19.
  3. Identify challenges of parenting during Covid-19.
  4. Examine resilience factors that promote wellbeing during Covid-19.

CE Approval Statement

The University of Michigan School of Social Work, provider #1212, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The University of Michigan School of Social Work maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 5/15/2020-5/15/2023. Social workers participating in this course will receive 1 synchronous online continuing education contact hours.