Online Course » CW108 Child Welfare I - Vocational, Educational, and Career Support

Course Description:
Children in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems may have significant challenges in the school setting. Abuse, neglect, and trauma all impact the child’s ability to concentrate and focus. In addition, if a child moves from one home or setting to another, the child may change schools -in fact, some children change schools several times. Given this, children may need additional help and support in the school setting and you may find that teens may need help with vocational and career decisions. 
Course Objective:
• Describe strategies for identifying educational, vocational, and career related needs and concerns of children and families.
• Identify methods for securing the resources necessary to assist children and families to reach their educational and career goals.
• List the steps required to follow a plan for teaching educational and career skills.
• Describe methods of advocacy and ways for working with the school system to better meet the needs of children.
• Describe strategies for assisting youth in developing their career and vocational interests.
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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