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Common Core 3.0

What is Common Core 3.0?

CalSWEC, with the support of the State of California, Regional Training Academies, and Community Partners are currently engaged in a large-scale revision of the Common Core training materials for new Child Welfare Social Workers and Supervisors which is called Common Core 3.0. The training format will include classroom learning, eLearning, and Field Activities to provide a variety of learning modalities and transfer of learning opportunities.

The California State Department of Social Services has given the Regional Training Academies a start date for implementation of Common Core 3.0. It will be done in phases, with the first implementation of training to commence on all Lineworker Cores beginning after January 1, 2016. It is important to understand that Lineworker Core trainings as they now exist will be replaced. Please see an overview of Common Core 3.0 on the CalSwec website: Common Core 3.0 Overview.

If you have any questions or comments related to Common Core 3.0, please contact Jenee-Maree Northcutt at jnorthcutt@sdsu.edu.

Latest Updates for Trainers and Counties

Full implementation of all six blocks of Common Core 3.0 will start on February 1st, 2017.

Our LMS team developed a how-to for Taking Core 3.0 eLearning in PCWTA LMS system. This document can help anyone who would like to register for a Common Core 3.0 eLearning.

Common Core 3.0 Trainer’s Forum

PCWTA held a Common Core 3.0 Trainer’s Forum  on 11/10/2015. This webinar outlines the most recent information available surrounding Common Core 3.0, including: review of updates on development and implementation of Common Core 3.0, identifying the timeline for full implementation of the curriculum, identifying the components of Common Core 3.0, discussion of common successes and challenges in implementing Common Core 3.0, and discuss implications for trainers who are training current 2.0 versions of Common Core. Additionally, trainers were able to discuss questions and concerns.

We appreciate your flexibility, patience and responsiveness as there continue to be changes on an ongoing basis with implementation of Common Core 3.0

Check back often for updates!

Resources for Trainers

CalSWEC has a Trainer Development page that includes block webinars, materials, and access to a Trainer Discussion board.

Trainer should direct any feedback surrounding curriculum, content, or any concerns about Common Core 3.0 to CalSWEC’s dedicated feedback link. 

California Core Practice Model Resources

California Core Practice Model Webpage

Cultural Humility and Responsiveness Resources

Cultural Humility – A Lifelong Practice
Cultural Humility: People, Principles and Practices (Video)

ICWA Resources

Indian Child Welfare Act
A Practical Guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act

Safety Organized Practice Resources

SOP Handout Booklet
SOP Blog

SDM Resources

Structured Decision Making (SDM) 3.0 Webpage

Webinars

Common Core 3.0 Trainer’s Forum

PCWTA held a Common Core 3.0 Trainer’s Forum  on 11/10/2015. This webinar outlines the most recent information available surrounding Common Core 3.0, including: review of updates on development and implementation of Common Core 3.0, identifying the timeline for full implementation of the curriculum, identifying the components of Common Core 3.0, discussion of common successes and challenges in implementing Common Core 3.0, and discuss implications for trainers who are training current 2.0 versions of Common Core. Additionally, trainers were able to discuss questions and concerns.

Trainer’s Forum Statewide Common Core 3.0 Recorded Webinar – May 1, 2014

Intended Audience: This webinar is intended for trainers and staff development officers who wish to have updated information on the ongoing development of the Statewide Standardized Common Core 3.0

Description: The webinar will cover an update on the development of the Statewide Standardized Common Core 3.0, the Lineworker Core that is taught to all new social workers in California.

Topics Include:

  • Current status of Common Core 3.0 in development
  • Review of eLearning, classroom training and field activities for Common Core 3.0
  • Review of timeline of development and pilots of the blocks
  • Benefits and challenges in the spectrum delivery for counties
  • Implications for trainers who currently train Common Core 2.0+

Get Started on Curriculum

CalSWEC is posting Common Core 3.0 curriculum as it becomes available here,  Common Core 3.0 Curriculum.

The Common Core for Social Workers Toolkit can be accessed on the CalSWEC website.

Common Core 3.0 Course Titles and Descriptions

Common Core 3.0 Learning Objectives 

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