Online Course » CW204 Child Welfare II - Family Assessment and Family Centered Practice

Course Description:
This module focuses on assessments that form the foundation of effective practice with children and families. Family-centered assessment focuses on the whole family, values family participation and experience, and respects the family's culture and ethnicity. Family-centered assessment helps families identify their strengths, needs, and available resources to develop a service plan that assists them in achieving and maintaining safety, permanency, and well-being. 
Course Objective:
• Describe the purpose of family assessments. 
• List the different types of assessments and the information gathered in each.
• Describe family-centered practice approaches and how they can be applied to the target population. 
• Describe informal and formal assessment practices to discover the needs, desires, and interests of children and families. 
• Identify strategies for integrating gathered assessment data into effective case plans with families.

Intended Audience:
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio:
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.
Hours:
1.00
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