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Supporting Parents and Children During Covid-19: What Social Workers Need to Know


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.


Shawna J. Lee, PhD, MSW, MPP


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.

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