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Third Thursday Webinar: The Impact of Safe Babies Court on Child Welfare Families

  • 17 Nov 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom
  • 84


  • If you are a current SCIMHA member, this event is offered at no charge.
  • Individuals who are not members of SCIMHA are encouraged to join. Third Thursday webinars are offered at no charge for members.

Registration is closed

Session Learning Objectives
  • To understand “the why” and foundational principles of the Safe Babies Court Approach
    • Brief Overview of Infant Mental Health
  • To learn and understand the core components of the Safe Babies Court Approach
  • To learn and create a trauma-informed court environment
  • To understand the effectiveness of the Safe Babies Court approach and view national data on how this has impacted safety, permanency and well-being
  • To learn the benefits of Safe Babies Court and how to become a Champion for Safe babies Court in your state

Our Presenters:

Sharleta Woodall, MSW

Sharleta Woodall is SCIMHA's Safe Babies Court statewide coordinator. A native of Charleston, S.C., Woodall currently resides in Columbia, S.C.  She holds a bachelor's and master's of social work from Winthrop University and the University of South Carolina, respectively. She has worked at a systemic level, leading and implementing various initiatives across the state of South Carolina and holds a certification to facilitate the Caring for Our Own training for kinship caregivers. Woodall has worked with government, private and non-profit agencies as a social worker in child protective services and family reunification and has also served as an intensive lead therapist for children who are at risk of out-of-home placement. She began her career working directly with children and families as a children's coordinator for continuum of care. In her free time, Woodall enjoys taking vacations, eating at restaurants and watching movies with her family. 

*Time spent at this event counts toward IMH-E® and ECMH-E® training or renewal requirements. We recommend consulting the Competency Guidelines associated with your Endorsement® category to confirm. Contact SCIMHA Endorsement Coordinator Jean Cimino with questions. 

Contact Us:

1 Carriage Lane, Suite J
Charleston, SC 29407

(833) 472-4642


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