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Comprehensive, Culturally Approriate, and Competency-Based Workforce Development.
Intended Audience: This course is intended for line workers and supervisors
Description of Course: This is a one hour eLearning that explores the research and links between father involvement and the outcomes for children and youth. The data
from CWS/CMS, the data base for California Child Welfare, on father identification and utilization of service is presented. Strategies for how to engage fathers in child welfare services as well as barriers to engagement are reviewed.
Intended Objectives: As a result of this course, participants will be able to:
Recognize the need for and importance of locating and engaging non-custodial
Identify formal and informal support services for non-custodial fathers
Determine a non-custodial father’s appropriateness as a resource for the child
What is a father?
Research on father involvement
Outcomes for children and youth
CWS/CMS data on father involvement in child welfare