Afterhours Core 4.3 Caring for Children: Worker Safety, Documentation and Infants

In this course, you will identify and discuss possible worker safety threats, both in homes and while supervising youth, and options to promote everyone’s safety. You will learn how to document your work in case notes. In particular, you will learn about including relevant, objective information in your documentation and avoiding bias. You will also receive guidance on coding case notes correctly. Specific requirements related to caring for infants and assessing and supporting their caregivers is reviewed, including policy related to safe sleep, period of purple crying, and the plan of safe care.

Participants register separately for each part of the module but MUST complete each session within the module in order. Participants who have not completed 4.1 and 4.2 will not be allowed to participate in 4.3.

Module 4 Caring for Children, Worker Safety and Documentation includes:

4.1 eLearning

  • Caring for Children and Using Car Seats Correctly
  • Worker Safety
  • Indian Child Welfare: An Introduction

4.2 Webinar

  • Caring for Children

4.3 Webinar

  • Worker Safety and Documentation

Target Audience

Staff newly hired into afterhours, or those who have not been able to attend training specific to afterhours work in the past.

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This course is not eligible for Social Work CEUs at this time. 

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To register for this class, please go to the Washington State Learning Center. If you do not have access to WSLC and would still like to take this class, you can submit an External Registration Request form here. Please allow 1-3 business days for your request to be processed.