Online Course » CW107 Child Welfare I - Advocacy

Course Description:
In this module you will explore ways to work with children and families to gather information related to their concerns; become aware of laws, services, and supports that are in place to assist them; and explore ways to help them stand up for themselves and present themselves in a positive way. 
Course Objective:
• Describe the challenges children and families face in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems and strategies for overcoming these challenges.
• List methods for working with families to identify and resolve advocacy issues.
• Define current laws, services, and community resources which support children, youth, and families.
• Identify ways for supporting children and youth in meeting their service needs and lobbying decision makers to overcome barriers to services.
• Describe ways for interacting and educating the community about the needs of the children and families you work with.
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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