Online Course » CW101 Child Welfare I - Introduction to Human Services and Professionalism

Course Description:
In this module, we will explore a brief history of human services. This will be followed by an explanation of the role of the Direct Support Professional. Next, you will learn about child welfare and juvenile justice, respectful ways to work with children and their families, and the standards for professionalism.
Course Objective:
"• Describe the field of human services, its history, and the service delivery systems of child welfare and juvenile justice.
• Describe the role of the DSP in working with children and families to help meet their needs
• Define child abuse and neglect and some factors that place children at risk.
• Identify professional standards in human services related to appearance, confidentiality, driving, reporting information, respect, work habits, social skills, and boundaries.
• Understand the importance of appreciating diversity in the work setting and the impact culture can have on communication
• The Direct Support Professional has an understanding of the field of human services, the specialty fields of child welfare and juvenile justice, and the standards for professionalism in human services.

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.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals - view details

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