| Tuesday, January 23, 2018 |
Global event

Core Course Curriculum: Family Centered Care Series: Issues for Families: Focus on Siblings

9:00 AM » 10:30 AM

Location: 801 North Broadway, Room 202

Time: 9:00AM-10:30AM

Audrey Leviton, LCSW-C – Executive Director, PACT: Helping Children with Special Needs, Assistant Vice President, KKI

Sibling Panel

This presentation will:

  1. Sensitize participants to the effects of living with a brother or sister with a disability.
  2. Help participants understand the effects on: family relationships’, relationships with peers, and shaping the personality and career decisions of the sibling.
  3. Help participants gain a greater understanding of the range of emotions faced by siblings, such as resentment, worry, anger, and sadness.
  4. Help participants learn coping strategies for siblings that they can share with families.
  5. Provide suggested readings and videos on sibling issues that trainees can share with families.
  6. Help professionals learn ways that they can be more responsive to the needs of sibling.