Skip to Content

Comprehensive, Culturally Approriate, and Competency-Based Workforce Development.

Home » Program Overview » Child Welfare Development Services » CWDS Curriculum » CWDS Curriculum Search Results

CWDS Curriculum Search Results


Reset

Displaying 100 of 357 resources

Child Psychopharmacology and CWS eLearning

In this course, trainees will explore a number of topics related to the use of medication in treating the needs of children and adolescents including commonly used types of medication, common side effects of medication, and the costs and benefits of using medication to treat children with mental health needs.

Read More about Child Psychopharmacology and CWS eLearning Posted In:


Secondary Trauma for Child Welfare Workers eLearning

This eLearning course addresses the impact of secondary traumatic stress, or STS, on child welfare workers who are required to investigate child abuse, remove children from their homes, interact with angry, hostile parents and the court, while at the same time, exposed to different forms of traumatic events on a daily basis, and expected to be supportive and nurturing while listening to histories of child abuse and neglect.

Read More about Secondary Trauma for Child Welfare Workers eLearning Posted In:


A Coach’s Approach to Client Engagement

One Day Training with Half-Day Follow Up

Using lecture, facilitated discussions, role play and TOL activities in this one and a half day training, participants will improve their customer/social service professional relationship by learning how to create an empowering atmosphere where trust, respect, and credibility exists between the professional and the customer. Participants will, also, learn how to create collaborative solutions where the customer is fully accountable for and engaged in his or her own development.

Read More about A Coach’s Approach to Client Engagement Posted In:


A Safety Organized Approach to Domestic Violence: Partnering with the Survivor

Domestic violence can have an impact on the physical and emotional safety of the children and the functioning of the entire family.

Read More about A Safety Organized Approach to Domestic Violence: Partnering with the Survivor

A SAFETY ORGANIZED APPROACH TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: PERPETRATOR ENGAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

Domestic violence can have an impact on the physical and emotional safety of the children and the functioning of the entire family. This hands-on training will engage participants in critical thinking about their practice when there is a perpetrator pattern of coercive control and violence.

Read More about A SAFETY ORGANIZED APPROACH TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: PERPETRATOR ENGAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY Posted In:




AB12 Overview

This half-day workshop, designed specifically for Imperial County’s child welfare professionals, will allow participants to understand: ƒ the legislation’s intent and overview, the child welfare worker’s role in transition planning, benefits and eligibility essentials and the legal process.

Read More about AB12 Overview Posted In:


AB12: The Fostering Connection to Success Act: Supporting Youth to Successful Transitions from Foster Care

In this course, the trainee will recognize the following goals for working with non-minor dependent youth: a. Assisting youth in developing and maintaining permanent connections b. Engaging youth in the development of Transitional Independent Living Plans c. Engaging youth in the development of Mutual Agreements and d. Shifting roles to allow increased autonomy and independence.

Read More about AB12: The Fostering Connection to Success Act: Supporting Youth to Successful Transitions from Foster Care Posted In:


Addiction and Child Abuse

In this course, trainees will acquire up-to-date information and workable strategies to improve outcomes of those involved with substance abuse.

Read More about Addiction and Child Abuse Posted In:


Addiction and the Family eLearning

In this course, trainees will learn about addiction and codependency, the importance of involving children and family members in the recovery effort, the effects of co-dependence on family members, and the effects of addiction on children in foster care.

Read More about Addiction and the Family eLearning Posted In:


AD(H)D and other Neurological Disorders

In this course, trainees will learn about the latest findings regarding the impact of drugs and alcohol on the developing brain and distinguish between FAS, FAE, and FADE as well as learn the characteristics of each and the variety of interventions that are helpful to children.

Read More about AD(H)D and other Neurological Disorders Posted In:


Administrative Hearings and Gomez vs. Saenz Decision

In this course, trainees will learn about findings in the Gomez vs. Saenz Settlement and implications for child welfare practice, civil rights issues articulated in the Gomez vs Saenz Settlement, steps to articulate rationale in assigning a disposition in an investigation, and general elements in an administrative hearing process.

Read More about Administrative Hearings and Gomez vs. Saenz Decision Posted In:


Adolescents and Substance Abuse

In this course, trainees will describe the complex and progressive nature of chemical use, abuse and dependency, identify various chemicals of choice and the and its impact of the family milieu, and present various treatment and auxiliary interventions.

Read More about Adolescents and Substance Abuse Posted In:



Adoption Basics – The Nuts and Bolts of California Adoption

This is a full day course that will provide a general overview of Adoptions. This course will examine the core issues in adoption including grief and loss. Statewide data and statistics regarding adoptions will be reviewed. Details of the components required to complete the adoption process will also be discussed. Information regarding laws that impact the juvenile court adoption process will be reviewed. Relevant post-adoption resources and requirements will be discussed throughout the training day.

Read More about Adoption Basics – The Nuts and Bolts of California Adoption Posted In:


Advanced Analytics for Child Welfare Administration

This training focuses on how child welfare leaders can most effectively combine the data resources they have, and the mandates under which they are operating, to develop an information management and operations strategy that will allow them to focus on the critical issues in their county child welfare system.

Read More about Advanced Analytics for Child Welfare Administration Posted In:


Advanced Assessment and Intervention with Anxiety Disorders

In this course, trainees will learn about the prevalence and etiology of anxiety disorders in children.

Read More about Advanced Assessment and Intervention with Anxiety Disorders Posted In:



Advanced Attachment and Discipline with Children Who Have Experienced Chronic Trauma

In this course, trainees will learn about foundational brain development in nurtured children and for children who have been abused, neglected, or experienced chronic trauma.

Read More about Advanced Attachment and Discipline with Children Who Have Experienced Chronic Trauma Posted In:


Advanced Attachment, the Brain and Behavior of Children with Trauma Histories

This course will look in depth at the attachment cycle, and the resulting foundational brain development for nurtured children, and for those children who have experienced chronic trauma. The class will also briefly explore compromised development of children with trauma histories, and will facilitate understanding of effective behavior management skills for this population.

Read More about Advanced Attachment, the Brain and Behavior of Children with Trauma Histories Posted In:


Advanced CWS/CMS

This small group training is designed specifically to increase the user’s knowledge of some specialty areas of the CWS/CMS application.

Read More about Advanced CWS/CMS Posted In:


Advanced CWS/CMS for System Administrators, Help Desk and Trainers – Part 2

CWS/CMS for System Administrators is a hands-on course that will focus on CWS/CMS Resource Management application with a practical use of common System Administration and troubleshooting functions.

Read More about Advanced CWS/CMS for System Administrators, Help Desk and Trainers – Part 2 Posted In:


Advanced CWS/CMS for System Administrators, Help Desk and Trainers – Part 3

CWS/CMS for System Administrators is a hands-on course that will focus on CWS/CMS Resource Management application with a practical use of common System Administration and troubleshooting functions.

Read More about Advanced CWS/CMS for System Administrators, Help Desk and Trainers – Part 3 Posted In:


Advanced CWS/CMS for System Administrators, Help Desk, and Trainers – Part 1

CWS/CMS for System Administrators is a hands-on course that will focus on CWS/CMS Resource Management application with a practical use of common System Administration and troubleshooting functions.

Read More about Advanced CWS/CMS for System Administrators, Help Desk, and Trainers – Part 1 Posted In:


Advanced Physical Abuse and Neglect for Child Welfare Workers

In this course, the trainee will accurately identify factors that constitute abuse and/or neglect as defined by the Welfare and Institutions Code Section 300 (a)-(j), and distinguish scenarios and photographs of child maltreatment.

Read More about Advanced Physical Abuse and Neglect for Child Welfare Workers Posted In:


Advanced PowerPoint – Training for Trainers

In this course, trainers and child welfare personnel will learn about the advanced use of the 2007/2010 Microsoft Office PowerPoint software program (PC version) and how to integrate this audiovisual media in training adult learners.

Read More about Advanced PowerPoint – Training for Trainers Posted In:


Advanced SDM Advanced Safety Interviewing and Assessment

In this course, trainees will learn about safety assessment policies, procedures, and definitions, and gain an understanding of prioritizing safety threats in terms of how extensively to pursue during investigation and assessment.

Read More about Advanced SDM Advanced Safety Interviewing and Assessment Posted In:


Advanced SDM-Case Planning with the FSNA

In this course, trainees will explore ways to work with families toward collaborative case planning to deepen understanding of the process of selecting priority needs, and learn how to use the case plan during contacts to focus activity with the family.

Read More about Advanced SDM-Case Planning with the FSNA Posted In:


Advanced Structured Decision Making System Training: Hotline Tools

In this course, trainees will review hotline assessment policies, procedures, and definitions, and become familiar with relevant definitions and how these can help focus interviews with the reporting party.

 

Read More about Advanced Structured Decision Making System Training: Hotline Tools Posted In:


Advanced SDM Interviewing for the Family Strengths and Needs Assessment (FSNA)

In this course, trainees will review/refresh basic Family Strengths and Needs Assessment (FSNA) policy/procedures, gain skills conducting interviews that focus on FSNA completion, and become familiar with ways to gather information from families in order to complete the FSNA.

Read More about Advanced SDM Interviewing for the Family Strengths and Needs Assessment (FSNA) Posted In:


Advanced SDM -Safety Planning

In this course, trainees will explore ways of engaging the family in safety planning, review family engagement and the importance of engagement in building a plan that will be successful, and understand the differences between safety planning and case planning.

Read More about Advanced SDM -Safety Planning Posted In:


Advanced Sexual Abuse

In this course, trainees will learn about the roles and interactions of the members of a multidisciplinary child sexual abuse allegation,  strategies for conducting interviews, to determine what happened, and what interventions might be most appropriate.

Read More about Advanced Sexual Abuse Posted In:


Advanced Skills for Supervisors: Performance Issues

In this course, supervisors will identify and demonstrate skills in enhancing work performance in staff.

Read More about Advanced Skills for Supervisors: Performance Issues Posted In:


Advanced Skills for Supervisors: The Rest of the Story -Supervisory Comeback Day

In this course, supervisors will identify and demonstrate skills in advanced leadership behavior.

Read More about Advanced Skills for Supervisors: The Rest of the Story -Supervisory Comeback Day Posted In:


Advanced T for T: Curriculum Developing, Designing and Integrating Exercises into Training

In this course, trainees will develop skills in designing and writing curriculum and designing exercises to integrate into curriculum and training.

Read More about Advanced T for T: Curriculum Developing, Designing and Integrating Exercises into Training Posted In:


Advanced Training in Domestic Violence: Working with Perpetrators

Identify the “typologies” of the perpetrators as cited in the research on batterers of domestic violence, and the distinctions of intimate partner violence. Demonstrate an assessment and case plan with the focus on intervention for the batterer that addresses safety of the child and victim.

Read More about Advanced Training in Domestic Violence: Working with Perpetrators Posted In:


CRA: AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE & WORLDVIEW

This training will provide participants with an experiential learning opportunity designed to raise awareness and cultural sensitivity to implicit biases and stereotypes that impact African Americans and their cultural worldview.

Read More about CRA: AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE & WORLDVIEW Posted In:


After 18 Learning Day

This Learning Day will include small and large group discussion, break-out sessions, and time for counties to do some strategic planning on their own. Participants are asked to send any questions they would like discussed during the day when they register for the event. Participants are also asked to bring examples of tools they have successfully used with this population (for example, a safety map done with After 18 youth).

Read More about After 18 Learning Day Posted In:


An Introduction to Pathways to Well-being: Understanding the Katie A Lawsuit and Core Practice Model (San Diego County) eLearning

This eLearning course provides an overview of Pathways to Well-Being, the Katie A. lawsuit, precipitating events, settlement, and resulting Core Practice Model (CPM). The course gives an introduction and overview to the components, values and principles of Pathways to Well-Being as well as the criteria for being eligible for enhanced services through Pathways. Finally, the course reviews Intensive Care coordination and Intensive Home-Based Services.

Read More about An Introduction to Pathways to Well-being: Understanding the Katie A Lawsuit and Core Practice Model (San Diego County) eLearning Posted In:


Appreciative Inquiry and Solution Focused Supervision

This Course is designed to introduce Supervisors and Managers to the tools available in Appreciative Inquiry that can help Social Workers find the best practices in their work and to model Solution Focused Interviewing for their staff. This, in turn, can help the workforce find the resources within themselves to build hope and confidence in improving practice in Child Welfare Services. It will include a mix of presentation, small group exercises, and individual reflection.

Read More about Appreciative Inquiry and Solution Focused Supervision Posted In:


Articulate Storyline Training

This is a full day course that will provide an overview of the Articulate Storyline product. This hands-on training will provide trainees with the information on how Storyline differs from Articulate Studio 09 and how to navigate in Storyline.

Read More about Articulate Storyline Training Posted In:


Assessing Client Progress on Subtance Abuse Case Plans

In this course, trainees will learn about  behaviors and signs that measure a client’s case plan progress and make court recommendations accordingly, describe levels of A.O.D. Treatment and how it is applied on an individual basis, and common dynamics of substance abuse in families and the impact of substance abuse on child development and child safety.

Read More about Assessing Client Progress on Subtance Abuse Case Plans Posted In:



Assessing for Key Child Welfare Issues – CORE 3.0 – Classroom

This course is activity based and introduces trainees to challenges related to assessing families who are experiencing substance abuse, mental health, and/ or intimate partner violence (IPV).

Read More about Assessing for Key Child Welfare Issues – CORE 3.0 – Classroom Posted In:


At Risk Infants and Children: What a Social Worker Needs to Know

This six hour interactive training will review essential knowledge that a social worker needs to know when observing and/or assessing an infant during a home visit or office visitation. The training will focus on normal growth and development, what to look for and how to document, emotional health, adult and child interactions and safety issues in the home.

Read More about At Risk Infants and Children: What a Social Worker Needs to Know Posted In:


Attachment, Development and Therapeutic Parenting

In this course, trainees will be able to assess the strength of child-parent attachment, understand how removal and placement affect attachment, identify elements of case plans to enhance attachment, facilitate and assess visitation attachment activities, and identify services to enhance/repair attachment.

Read More about Attachment, Development and Therapeutic Parenting Posted In:


Attachment Issues and Adoption

In this course, trainees will develop a clear understanding of the nature of the attachment relationship, and be able to explain how it differs from other emotional relationships between children and adults, and outline the specific behaviors which comprise the “attachment cycle.”

Read More about Attachment Issues and Adoption Posted In:


Basic PowerPoint – Training for Trainers

In this course, trainees will learn about the PowerPoint software application and its use in enhancing training, presentations, and handout materials. Trainees will learn the basics in building a visually-appealing PowerPoint presentation, along with using pictures, graphs, and animations in PowerPoint.

Read More about Basic PowerPoint – Training for Trainers Posted In:


Basic Training Skills – Training for Trainers Days 1 and 2

In this course, trainees will learn about the five (out of seven) adult learning styles, strategies for accentuating the value of diversity and model diversity of learning/instructing style, and demonstrate how to formulate a learning objective. Trainees will learn to use audiovisual training aids and the pros and cons in using these aids.

Read More about Basic Training Skills – Training for Trainers Days 1 and 2 Posted In:


Beginning PowerPoint – Training for Trainers

In this course, trainees will learn about the PowerPoint software application and its use in enhancing training, presentations and handout material.

Read More about Beginning PowerPoint – Training for Trainers Posted In:


Best Practices to Support LGBTQ Youth

This course will explore the high degree of risk of abuse and neglect faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender and questioning youth. Due to lack of information and visibility, this group of young people face physical, sexual and emotional abuse at home, school and in society at large.

Read More about Best Practices to Support LGBTQ Youth Posted In:


Better Outcomes – One Family’s Journey through the Child Welfare System

Understand that the ability to engage and establish rapport with children and families is predicated on an effective and accurate intervention, accurately assess risk, safety and strengths in families so that the safest, least restrictive intervention can be made on behalf of the children and families, recognize the necessity for interaction and continuity among CWS programs to promote family well-being as they travel through the entire CWS system.

Read More about Better Outcomes – One Family’s Journey through the Child Welfare System Posted In:




Building Professional Resiliency and Overcoming Compassion Fatigue

In this course, trainees will learn powerful tools that are critical elements of professional resiliency and integrate them into your professional life immediately.

Read More about Building Professional Resiliency and Overcoming Compassion Fatigue Posted In:


Burnout or Brighten Up – Stress and Burnout in Social Work

In this course, trainees will learn the principles of and contributors to stress and understand the necessary approach to our wok to avoid burnout.

Read More about Burnout or Brighten Up – Stress and Burnout in Social Work Posted In:


Business Objects Web Intelligence (WEBi) Advanced Techniques

This training will go over using Business Objects to create variables using “If…Then…Else…” logic, handling calculations within WEBi, translating DESKi Language into WEBi Language, selecting Query Results as a Condition, and how to use xTools and Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD).

Read More about Business Objects Web Intelligence (WEBi) Advanced Techniques Posted In:


California Continuum of Care Reform Microlearning Series

Read More about California Continuum of Care Reform Microlearning Series

California’s Structured Decision Making Orientation

In this course, trainees will increase knowledge of overall SDM model, increase specific knowledge of SDM assessment tools, definitions, and policy and
procedures and apply SDM assessment tools to cases with use of case vignettes.

Read More about California’s Structured Decision Making Orientation Posted In:


CANS OVERVIEW TRAINING

This one-day training gives participants an understanding of how California will use the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) as a strategy to meet the Integrated Core Practice Model (ICPM) vision for creating behavioral objectives with families and teams

Read More about CANS OVERVIEW TRAINING

Case Plan Field Tool

This training will provide an overview of how the Case Plan Field Tool was designed to assist social workers in teaming with families to create behaviorally specific goals. A plan created with the Case Plan Field Tool promotes behavior changes rather than service completion. The training will include a power point presentation, group discussion, and transfer of learning activities.

Read More about Case Plan Field Tool Posted In:


CCR: An Overview for CWS Social Workers

This course is designed to deepen the understanding of the impact of Continuum of Care Reform (CCR) on youth, families, and staff.

Read More about CCR: An Overview for CWS Social Workers Posted In:


Child and Family Teams and Facilitating a CFT Meeting – San Bernardino

In this two day facilitation training, you will learn the strategies and skills for helping groups solve problems, resolve conflict, and build agreement. This workshop will provide you with a solid foundation of theory and facilitation practice skills for immediate use.

Read More about Child and Family Teams and Facilitating a CFT Meeting – San Bernardino Posted In:


Child Fatalities – What About the Trauma

In this course, trainees will identify systemic and individual responses to a child fatality and symptoms of vicarious trauma.

Read More about Child Fatalities – What About the Trauma Posted In:


Child Maltreatment Identification CORE 3.0 eLearning

This is an interactive eLearning course that focuses on identifying child physical abuse, neglect, emotional abuse and sexual abuse and exploitation.

Read More about Child Maltreatment Identification CORE 3.0 eLearning Posted In:


Child Maltreatment Identification Skills Lab – Core 3.0 – Classroom

This course is intended to be an activity based skill building exercise. It offers trainer facilitated vignette activities used to provide a framework for identifying child maltreatment, using direct observation, interview and consultation.

 

Read More about Child Maltreatment Identification Skills Lab – Core 3.0 – Classroom Posted In:


Child Welfare is Not Algebra: Effective Critical Thinking Strategies for Child Welfare Staff

This course provides a foundation for the concepts involved in critical thinking, including the importance of using critical thinking skills in child welfare. Participants begin with an organizational assessment of how critical assessment and thinking is supported within the organization at the micro- and the macro- levels. A reflective model of thinking is dissected and practiced, followed by reviewing and practicing models of problem-solving and decision-making.

Read More about Child Welfare is Not Algebra: Effective Critical Thinking Strategies for Child Welfare Staff Posted In:


Child Welfare Trauma Tookit

This 2-day training is designed to teach basic knowledge, skills, and values about working with children in the child welfare system who have experienced traumatic events, and how to use this knowledge to support children’s safety, permanency, and well-being through trauma-informed practice. The training also covers the effects of trauma on birth and resource parents as well as professionals working within the Child Welfare System. Training modalities used will be case scenario discussions, video and audio clips, and lecture.

Read More about Child Welfare Trauma Tookit Posted In:



Children with Sexual Behavior Problems eLearning

In this course, trainees will differentiate normative sexual behaviors from problematic sexual behaviors exhibited by children and  identify the varying child sexual development influences.

Read More about Children with Sexual Behavior Problems eLearning Posted In:


Coaching for LADCFS Mentors

Description of Course: Coaching for Mentors is a 3-hour course for those individuals who have been identified as mentors for new Child Social Workers coming out of Common Core for Los Angeles DCFS. This is an in person foundational training with lecture, group discussion and interactive skills-based activities to review the use and value of coaching when developing and supporting critical thinking and skill development. This course will also differentiate between the differences between a Mentor and Supervisor and how coaching fits within both roles while adhering to clear professional and ethical boundaries.

Read More about Coaching for LADCFS Mentors

COACHING FUNDAMENTALS FOR CHILD WELFARE LEADERS

Coaching Fundamentals for Child Welfare Leaders is a two-day training designed to provide foundational coaching knowledge and skills for child welfare leaders.

Read More about COACHING FUNDAMENTALS FOR CHILD WELFARE LEADERS Posted In:


COACHING FUNDAMENTALS FOR CHILD WELFARE FIELD ADVISORS

Coaching Fundamentals for Child Welfare Field Advisors is a one-day training designed to provide foundational coaching knowledge and skills for child welfare field advisors implementing Common Core 3.0 field activities.

Read More about COACHING FUNDAMENTALS FOR CHILD WELFARE FIELD ADVISORS Posted In:




Coaching in Supervision

This is a half day course that will review evidenced based practices of coaching, current models of coaching, and linking coaching to the role of the supervisor in working with staff to enhance critical thinking skills

Read More about Coaching in Supervision Posted In:


Coaching Institute

Coaching is recognized as a key learning strategy for professional development as well as overall program implementation. This institute will provide participants with information to assemble the coaching puzzle – in other words, how to integrate the best skills, theories and abilities of coaching into a solid evidencebased coaching strategy

Read More about Coaching Institute Posted In:



Coaching Skills for Parent and Youth Mentors

This course will address code of ethics and expectations related to professionalism and boundaries for parent and youth mentors.

Read More about Coaching Skills for Parent and Youth Mentors Posted In:



Coaching Skills for LA DCFS Mentors

Coaching for Mentors is a 3 hour course for those individuals who have been identified as mentors for new Child Social Workers coming out of Common Core for Los Angeles DCFS.

Read More about Coaching Skills for LA DCFS Mentors

Coaching to Excellence in Practice Full-day Session

Facilitated discussion with managers to develop coaching curriculum that will address leadership roles and coaching acumen as a driver to family engaged practice and improved outcomes for children and families.

Read More about Coaching to Excellence in Practice Full-day Session Posted In:


Coaching to Excellence in Practice Half-day Session

Facilitated discussion with managers to develop coaching curriculum that will address leadership roles and coaching acumen as a driver to family engaged practice and improved outcomes for children and families

Read More about Coaching to Excellence in Practice Half-day Session Posted In:


Collaborative Roles in Reunification Part 1

In this course, trainees will identify the challenges of collaboration and teaming, understand the benefits of teaming as examples to reach best practice, list steps of a teaming model, develop steps to transfer learning in order to practice collaboration, and identify specific individual skills and resources needed to support teaming.

Read More about Collaborative Roles in Reunification Part 1 Posted In:


Collaborative Roles in Reunification Part Two

Collaborative Roles in Reunification Part Two – Parents and Children Together: Moving Forward and Reaching Success, trainees will identify and commit to individual/organizational objectives, clarify roles and expectations of stakeholders, review and practice tools and skills for collaborative decision making and understand three decision making models.

Read More about Collaborative Roles in Reunification Part Two Posted In:


Completing Assessment Tools CORE 3.0 – Field Activity

Trainees will complete the Structured Decision Making (SDM) Safety Assessment or SDM Reunification Safety Assessment and the SDM Risk Assessment or SDM Risk Assessments tools using the SDM Policy and Procedure Manual, based on information gathered from the family or through consultation with the case carrying social worker.

Read More about Completing Assessment Tools CORE 3.0 – Field Activity Posted In:


Comprehensive Assessment Tools Training

In this course, the trainee will learn about the Comprehensive Assessment Tools and integrate elements of the Recommended Statewide Safety Assessment System into assessment  practice and the ongoing assessment of safety. The trainee will also learn about risk and protective capacity is necessary  throughout a family’s involvement with the child welfare system.

Read More about Comprehensive Assessment Tools Training Posted In:


Concurrent Planning Processes and Implementation (County Specific)

In this course, trainees will learn strategies and skills for successful Concurrent Planning with families, understand the necessity for continued assessment of the concurrent plan at all stages of case progression through CWS, and recognize best practice solutions to common issues/dilemmas of concurrent planning.

Read More about Concurrent Planning Processes and Implementation (County Specific) Posted In:




Converting Classroom Training into eLearning

This course will address the components and process of converting traditional in-classroom training into eLearning modalities. The focus will be on converting to self-paced eLearning modules as well as to webinar type training.

Read More about Converting Classroom Training into eLearning Posted In:


Core Practice Model Overview: Understanding the Katie A. Lawsuit eLearning

This eLearning course provides an overview of the Katie A. lawsuit, precipitating events, settlement, and resulting Core Practice Model (CPM). The course gives an introduction and overview to the components, values and principles of the core practice model as well as the criteria for being included in the subclass and class. Finally, the course reviews Intensive Care Coordinator and In Home Based Services.

Read More about Core Practice Model Overview: Understanding the Katie A. Lawsuit eLearning Posted In:


Countertransference

In this course, trainees will learn about  several different varieties of countertransference, understand how countertransference can inform and help work with clients.

Read More about Countertransference Posted In:


Court Room Drama: Advanced Testifying Skills for Court

In this course, trainees will develop knowledge and skills of testifying in a Juvenile Court setting.

Read More about Court Room Drama: Advanced Testifying Skills for Court Posted In:


Courts Impact on Federal Eligibility

This half-day workshop, designed specifically for Imperial County’s child welfare professionals, will allow participants to understand the connection between the courts, federal eligibility, and what evidence and orders are necessary to keep federal funds flowing.

Read More about Courts Impact on Federal Eligibility Posted In:


Creating Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Systems eLearning

This course is a one hour self-paced eLearning module that defines trauma within the context of the child welfare system, the eleven essential elements of a trauma informed child welfare system, discussion of secondary traumatic stress, screening and treatment of trauma, and resources to create trauma-informed child welfare systems.

Read More about Creating Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Systems eLearning Posted In:


Crisis Intervention with Adolescents

In this course, trainees will  enhance their ability to provide effective crisis intervention to adolescents in trouble.

Read More about Crisis Intervention with Adolescents Posted In:


Crisis Intervention with Non Minor Dependent Youth (Coaching)

The course will cover Crisis Intervention strategies for working with this population. This Part 2 and 3 of a three part training on this topic. Participants must have taken Part 1 (webinar) prior to taking Part 2 and 3. Part 2 consists of an assignment to observe/engage skills in handling a crisis with a youth. Part 3 consists of reporting out assignment activities and receiving coaching/feedback in a 1.5 hour coaching session.

Read More about Crisis Intervention with Non Minor Dependent Youth (Coaching) Posted In:


Critical Thinking and Assessment CORE 3.0 – Classroom

Using lecture, case vignettes and small and large group activities, this course focuses on critical thinking activities that link critical thinking to assessment.

Read More about Critical Thinking and Assessment CORE 3.0 – Classroom Posted In:


Critical Thinking and Writing to Legal Scrutiny in CWS

This training is designated to prepare workers for these experiences by covering the following topic areas: judicial decision making process, how attorneys are taught to advocate writing to address mandates from the code and rules, and  knowledge of how attorneys are taught to present testimonial evidence.

Read More about Critical Thinking and Writing to Legal Scrutiny in CWS Posted In:


Critical Thinking Skills for Supervisors

The field of child welfare and social services requires staff to use critical thinking skills to determine how to best provide services to clients, considering needs, resources, strengths, external timeframes and mandates, and cultural identity. In order for staff to develop these skills, supervisors need to not only have these same type of skills, but must also understand how to professional develop staff in creating, refining and maintaining critical thinking skills.

Read More about Critical Thinking Skills for Supervisors Posted In:


Cultural Humility for Child Welfare Leaders

The purpose of this training is to engage participants in discussion and exercises aimed at integrating cultural intelligence, cultural humility and organizational leadership to better facilitate child & family safety, well-being and permanency planning.

Read More about Cultural Humility for Child Welfare Leaders Posted In:


Cultural Humility and Connectivity

Trainees will explore how various forms of trauma impacts African American communities and how that connection looks in relationship to child abuse and neglect.

Read More about Cultural Humility and Connectivity

CWS 101: An Overview of Child Welfare Services (CWS) in San Diego County eLearning

This eLearning course is an overview of San Diego County Child Welfare Services (CWS). The course reviews the purpose, philosophy, values and general protocols as well as the tools, terms and abbreviations used in San Diego County Child Welfare Services.

Read More about CWS 101: An Overview of Child Welfare Services (CWS) in San Diego County eLearning Posted In:


CWS CMS T4T

This is a small group training designed to increase the user’s knowledge and understanding of CWS/CMS and to provide the necessary skills for assisting others.

Read More about CWS CMS T4T Posted In:


Data Slam Follow-Up Session on Advanced Analytics for Child Welfare

This two-day follow-up session to Advanced Analytics includes a brief review of the main themes covered in the initial course, an overview of new analytic tools and outcome reports available on the UC Berkeley and Chapin Hall child welfare data dynamic websites.

Read More about Data Slam Follow-Up Session on Advanced Analytics for Child Welfare Posted In:


Dealing with Families in Perpetual Crisis

In this course, trainees will learn basics of resistance patterns and how to intervene more effectively with populations resistant to change.

Read More about Dealing with Families in Perpetual Crisis Posted In:


Dealing with the Hard to Place Child

In this course, trainees will examine the history of the current “level” system operating in the California placement system, and how it impacts the success of a specific placement, and review research related to the outcomes of placement, in an effort to avoid placement errors that undermine later life adjustment for children/youth.

Read More about Dealing with the Hard to Place Child Posted In:



Dealing with Violent Youth

In this course, trainees will  enhance their ability to effectively work with violent youth.

Read More about Dealing with Violent Youth Posted In:


Depression in Children and Adolescents

In this course, trainees will learn about depression as manifested in children and adolescents.

Read More about Depression in Children and Adolescents Posted In:


Developmental Considerations and Interviewing Techniques in Adolescent Investigations of Sexual Abuse

Trainees will increase self awareness regarding the effects of personal development, experiences, and family dynamics when assessing and intervening in sexual abuse cases involving adolescents, and understand how developmental issues directly affect and contribute to adolescent victimization.

Read More about Developmental Considerations and Interviewing Techniques in Adolescent Investigations of Sexual Abuse Posted In:


Division 31 Regulations

In this course, trainees will learn about the content of Division 31 regulations, the function and development of Division 31 regulations and learn how to help prepare counties for a State audit around stated regulations.

Read More about Division 31 Regulations Posted In:


Division 31 Regulations – The Reason Behind the Rules

In this course, trainees will familiarize themselves with the organization and topics contained in the Division 31 regulations.

Read More about Division 31 Regulations – The Reason Behind the Rules Posted In:


Back To Top

Some files may require the download of plugins and other third party software to view

Download Adobe Acrobat DC PDF Viewer (opens in a new window) To view word documents use Microsoft Word viewer online (opens in a new window) To view Excel workbooks or sheets use Microsoft Excel viewer online (opens in a new window) To view Power Point slide use Power Point online (opens in a new window)
Back To Top