Spring FGDM Statewide Webinar:
Engaging Families in Recovery: Using FGDM in the Recovery Process


April 30, 2021
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Target Audience: Child welfare professionals and other family engagement specialists



Purpose: The purpose of this webinar is to explore how Family Group Decision Making can be used to help families experiencing substance use issues. This will include a presentation from a parent who experienced the FGDM process while pursuing recovery, in depth group discussions around addiction and FGDM, as well as highlighting some innovative strategies that are being developed to use FGDM as part of the recovery process.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify substance use rates in families involved in the child welfare system nationally and in Pennsylvania
  • Identify engagement strategies to use in FGDM, involving families who experience substance use 
  • Recognize the parent perspective utilizing FGDM in recovery 

Continuing Education (CE) Credits have been requested.

To register for this event:

  • select April 30, 2021, 207:  Engaging Families in Recovery: Using FGDM in the Recovery Process in the Upcoming Conferences/Events.

*Please note* All registrants will be “waitlisted” for this event until registration has been confirmed.

For registration support: If your agency requires registration be done through them, please contact your county training liaison directly. For general registration questions contact our registration email account at cwtpreg@pitt.edu (Attention Rachael Ickes). If you need assistance with Bridge or to retrieve your log-in credentials, please contact the Bridge Helpdesk at: bridgeHD@pitt.edu.


Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center
403 East Winding Hill Road Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Phone: (717) 795-9048    
Fax: (717) 795-8013