Training Matters


Vol. 10, No. 1 • November 2008

Child Welfare Courses, 2008-2009

100 Series

  1. Child Welfare in North Carolina

200 Series – Tier 1

  1. Child Development in Families at Risk
  2. Cultural Perspectives
  3. Legal Aspects of Child Welfare in North Carolina
  4. Medical Aspects of Child Abuse and Neglect for Non-Medical Professionals
  5. Step by Step: An Introduction to Child and Family Teams

200 Series – Tier 2

  1. Adoptions in Child Welfare Services
  2. Anchors Away! How to Navigate CFTs: The Role of the Facilitator
  3. CPS Assessments
  4. CPS In-Home Services
  5. Family-Centered Practice in Family Preservation Programs
  6. Foster Family Home Licensing
  7. Intake in Child Welfare Services
  8. Placement in Child Welfare Services

300 Series

  1. The ABC’s of Including Children in Child and Family Teams
  2. Adult Mental Health Issues which Impact Families Served by Child Welfare
  3. Child and Family Services Review (CFSR) Training: Understanding the Instrument, Ratings, and Outcomes
  4. Child Forensic Interviewing
  5. Child Welfare Practices for Cases Involving Domestic Violence
  6. Coaching in the Kitchen: Guiding Parents through Teachable Moments
  7. Deciding Together
  8. Domestic Violence Policy Training
  9. Effects of Separation and Loss on Attachment
  10. Emotional Aspects of Termination of Parental Rights
  11. Financial & Legal Aspects of Adoption
  12. Fostering and Adopting the Child Who Has Been Sexually Abused
  13. Fundamental Training Skills I
  14. Fundamental Training Skills II: Facilitation
  15. In the Best Interest of the Child: Making the Most of Visitation
  16. Introduction to Child Sexual Abuse
  17. Introduction to Substance Abuse for Child Welfare Services
  18. Introduction to Supervision
  19. IV-E: An Overview
  20. Life Books: Motivating the Memory Keepers
  21. MAPP/GPS UNITE Advanced Seminar
  22. Methamphetamine: What a Social Worker Needs to Know
  23. MAPP/GPS
  24. Money Matters: Foster Care Funding Basics
  25. Motivating Substance Abusing Families to Change: An Advanced Practice Course
  26. Shared Parenting
  27. Supervisors Strengthening Staff Performance: Managing Transfer of Learning in the Work Place
  28. Technical Assistance and Learning Support (TALS)
  29. Testing Our Patience: Investigation and Intervention in High Conflict Custody Cases
  30. Understanding and Intervening in Child Neglect
  31. Understanding Child Mental Health Issues
  32. Understanding the Interstate Process in Placement of Children
  33. What’s Good for Families Is Good for Workers (Cornerstone II)
  34. Widening the Circle: Child and Family Teams and Safety Considerations
  35. Working with Others, Working with Outcomes (Cornerstone IV)

Independent Living Resources

  1. Helping Youth Reach Self-Sufficiency (Foster Parent Training)
  2. LINKS 101 (formerly Adolescent Independent Living 101)
  3. LINKS 201 The Sequel (New LINKS course).
Courses Available Online

100% Online

  • Child Development in Families at Risk
  • Introduction to the Monthly Foster Care Contact Record
  • Methamphetamine: What a Social Worker Needs to Know

Blended Courses (Partially Online)

  • Child Welfare in North Carolina: Pre-Service Curriculum for New Workers and Supervisors
  • Supervisors Strengthening Staff Performance: Managing Transfer of Learning in the Work Place


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