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  • Participation
$0.00
During this two-hour workshop, you will learn what characteristics make up a quality contact with parents during initial and on-going assessment as well as out-of-home placement, and why quality contacts matter. You will have an opportunity to watch a social worker conduct a parent interview, and then you will apply skills observed to a case scenario. Throughout the workshop, Alliance coaches will support the integration of quality contacts into social work practice.
  • Social Worker
  • Participation
$0.00
This short eLearning walks you through the following policies, which are effective June 9, 2022:
  • Caregivers
  • Kinship Caregivers
  • English
  • Support Groups
  • Participation
$0.00
Welcoming a child into your home, even temporarily, means accepting and affirming their whole selves. When a child has a different racial, ethnic, or cultural background than yours, it can be challenging to know the best ways to properly care for their unique physical, spiritual, and cultural needs.  
  • Caregivers
  • Kinship Caregivers
  • English
  • Support Groups
  • Participation
$0.00
Each of these 1.5-hour health-centered discussions will help you develop strategies to address your child’s medical needs and partner with their medical team. Led by a Coordinated Care medical provider and facilitated by the CaRES Medically Complex Specialist, each discussion offers ways for you to increase your health and wellness toolkit for the children placed in your home. The bi-monthly topics are:
  • Supervisors
  • English
  • Participation
$0.00
This class will provide opportunities for participants to utilize the various supervisory case review tools as well as reflective supervision to promote permanency, critical thinking and reflection when supervising staff. Ideally this session will be delivered to a combined group of CFWS and Adoption Supervisors to strengthen the connectedness between units and eliminate potential barriers to permanency. It is intended that this session and the materials presented will promote active participation and discussion in the context of real cases.
  • Caregivers
  • English
  • Support Groups
  • Participation
$0.00
When you have children who live at home with you, becoming a foster parent also means becoming a foster family. Growing up with foster siblings comes with unique challenges but there are strategies you can use to help your bio and adopted kids adapt and thrive!During both sessions of this supportive facilitated discussion, you will collaborate with fellow caregivers to identify some of the unique challenges bio and adopted kids face, consider the impact fostering may have on your children, and share strategies you can use to nurture strength and resilience as a family unit.
  • Kinship Caregivers
  • English
  • Participation
$0.00
Kinship Core Training (KCT) is designed to help kinship caregivers develop the skills they need to care for children who have experienced complex trauma. KCT is intended to meet the training requirements for those kinship caregivers pursuing licensing.KCT consists of the four sessions listed below and can be taken in full or individually in any order. Check with your licensing contact to determine the right plan for you.
  • Participation
$0.00
Coaching for Area Administrators provides one-on-one skill building sessions using the Learner Centered Coaching Model. Coaching provides essential professional development opportunities to support the daily work that AA’s do to with Supervisors in their units. Sessions can be scheduled in 30 minute intervals and can cover: Integration of the Quality Matters Engagement Series, Use of the Learner Centered Coaching Model, Skill building opportunities for integration of Coaching into their daily work, Observation and feedback on skills used to engage with staff.
  • Area Administrators
  • Social Worker
  • Supervisors
  • English
$0.00
Children and youth in care who identify as LGBTQ+ face challenges that can affect their quality of life far beyond their experiences in the child welfare system. Because of this, it is especially important that Licensing Division Foster Care employees can assess providers’ and caregivers’ ability to provide a welcoming and affirming environment for LGBTQ+ children and youth.
  • Social Worker
  • English
$0.00
Worker Safety – a one-day mandatory training for social service specialists, covering such topics as:

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