See How NTI Can Make a Difference in Your Practice!

Hover over each practice area to see NTI specific benefits for your role:

 

Child Welfare or Behavioral Health Administrators

State or County Child Protection/Child Fatality Teams

Adoption Agencies

Post-Adoption Services

Child & Youth Advocacy Organizations

Residential Treatment Centers

  Mental Health Providers

Social Workers

CASA/GAL Volunteers and Workers

Attorneys / Court Officials

School Social Workers

 Medical Professionals

Foster and Adoptive Parents, Guardians, and Kinship Caregivers

Watch the following “Introduction to NTI for Mental Health Professionals” from C.A.S.E.’s CEO, Debbie Riley.  She shares the vision and reason why it’s so important for all the professionals surrounding individuals who’ve been adopted, in foster care, or in guardianship situations to go deeper in their understanding and journey towards being more adoption competent.

NTI provides free online training that is consistent with FFPSA requirements for a skilled, competent, trauma-informed workforce and addresses several CFSR indicators. Because it is web-based, NTI is accessible to staff throughout your jurisdiction on-demand.

NTI also creates system change by improving collaboration between the child welfare and mental health service systems through aligned curricula that uses shared language and provides shared understanding about the impact of loss and trauma on attachment and behavior.


NTI provides staff across the child welfare continuum with free training that focuses on understanding the impact of loss and trauma on attachment and behavior. NTI provides effective strategies for working with children, youth, and parents to address the challenges that often lead to placement changes in foster care and disruption or dissolution in adoption.


NTI provides a foundational understanding of the core issues impacting children and youth and their foster and adoptive families, including the impact of loss and trauma on attachment, brain development, and behavior. NTI provides strategies for addressing the loss and grief issues inherent in adoption (for all members of the triad) and how important is it to prepare families for developmental challenges ahead.


Adoption is a lifelong journey and the core issues of adoption can impact the family through developmental stages from childhood into adulthood.  NTI provides training to increase the knowledge, values and skills critical to understanding and supporting families post adoption to enhance family stability and well-being.


NTI provides a foundational understanding of the core issues impacting children and youth and their foster, adoptive, and guardianship families. NTI also creates system change by improving collaboration between the child welfare and mental health service systems through aligned curriculum that uses shared language and provides understanding about the impact of loss and trauma on attachment and behavior.


Children and youth experiencing foster care and adoption are over-represented in RTCs and are often misdiagnosed or prescribed psychotropic medications for symptoms that relate to trauma experiences and unresolved loss and grief. NTI training will prepare staff to understand and address the issues relating to loss, grief, trauma, breaks in attachment, identity formation, etc.


Children and youth experiencing foster care and adoption are often misdiagnosed or over-prescribed psychotropic medications when their symptoms relate to trauma experiences and unresolved loss and grief. NTI will prepare staff to understand and address the issues relating to loss, grief, trauma, breaks in attachment, identity formation, etc... that children in foster care, adoption or guardianship may be experiencing. NTI also creates system change by improving collaboration between the child welfare and mental health service systems through aligned curriculum that uses shared language and provides understanding about the impact of loss and trauma on attachment and behavior.


Social workers interact with individuals and families who have experienced adoption in many different settings. NTI provides a foundational understanding on the unique and core issues of adoption to better meet the needs of children, youth and families in foster, adoptive, guardianship and kinship relationships.

The Training for Child Welfare Professionals will assist CASA and GAL volunteers and staff to understand the impact of trauma, loss and grief, breaks in attachment, identity formation, on children and youth as well as the specific challenges experienced by transracial/transcultural families

NTI provides a foundational understanding of the core issues impacting children and youth and their foster, adoptive, and guardianship families, including the impact of loss and trauma on attachment, brain development, and behavior. This knowledge will help inform permanency placement decisions.

NTI is also exploring the possibility of creating an adaption for court officials.


NTI provides a foundational understanding of the core issues impacting children and youth and their foster, adoptive, and guardianship families, including the impact of loss and trauma on attachment, brain development, and behavior. This understanding can assist school social workers, school counselors, and educators to understand youth behavior in the context of the child’s early experiences and provide strategies to support the child, youth and family.

NTI is also exploring the possibility of creating an adaption for educators.


NTI provides a foundational understanding of the core issues impacting children and youth and their foster, adoptive, and guardianship families, including the impact of loss and trauma on attachment, brain development, and behavior as well as the connection between early adverse experiences and current functioning and physical and emotional health.

NTI is also exploring the possibility of creating an adaption for medical professionals.


NTI provides a foundational understanding of the core issues impacting children and youth and their foster, adoptive, and guardianship families, including the impact of loss and trauma on attachment, brain development, and behavior. NTI also provides strategies and tools that parents and caregivers can use to support their child’s healing and strengthening of attachment.

NTI is also exploring the possibility of creating an adaption for parents/caregivers.

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