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Evaluation of the California Common Core for Child Welfare Training Source: CalSWEC
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This report summarizes the progress of the Framework for Training Evaluation for ...

This report summarizes the progress of the Framework for Training Evaluation for the Common Core Curriculum, adopted in 2004 as a requirement of California’s 2002 Program Improvement Plan. It includes background and contextual information, implementation results for each level of the Framework, analysis of progress and findings, and future directions for evaluation.

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Social Work
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
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CalSWEC Evaluating Training
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California Social Work Education Center
Integrated Foundation & BASW Competencies for Public Child Welfare in California, 2013
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Curriculum competencies created for use by California schools of social work to ...

Curriculum competencies created for use by California schools of social work to prepare their undergraduate child welfare students for work in the field; revised every five years to reflect current practice

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Social Work
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Reading
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California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
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CalSWEC Child Welfare
Short Lessons: Topical Handouts for Discussion—Handout 1: AB 12 Fact Sheet
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This explains eligibility, benefits, and principles of AB 12, the California Fostering ...

This explains eligibility, benefits, and principles of AB 12, the California Fostering Connections to Success Act that authorizes California to extend foster care until age 21.

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Social Work
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Data Set
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California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Author:
California Social Work Education Center
The 2011 California Public Child Welfare Workforce Study: American Indian/Native American Staff
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This data brief, part of the California Public Child Welfare Workforce Studies, ...

This data brief, part of the California Public Child Welfare Workforce Studies, provides statistics on American Indian/Native American child welfare workers who responded to the 2011 Agency Administrative and Individual Worker surveys.

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Social Work
Material Type:
Data Set
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
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CalSWEC Evaluating Training
Author:
California Social Work Education Center
The Other Side of ICWA: A Cultural Journey to Fairness & Equity
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This curriculum addresses "the spirit of the law" and other concerns that ...

This curriculum addresses "the spirit of the law" and other concerns that are essential for successful implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). Trainees will acquire culturally sensitive communication, relationship-building, and needs assessment skills through increased awareness and attention to history, cultural traditions, values, and support systems. Materials for this training include Trainer and Trainee guides, a PowerPoint presentation, and lesson plans.

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Law
General Law
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Taking Action: Moving from Proportionality to Fairness and Equity
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Presented at the 2004 Leadership Symposium on Fairness and Equity in California’s ...

Presented at the 2004 Leadership Symposium on Fairness and Equity in California’s Child Welfare System, this training for managers provides learning objectives; an overview of fairness and equity; demographics from the multicultural profile individual assessment tool; and guidance in strategic planning and training development/implementation.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Author:
UCLA, Center on Child Welfare, Carole Bender, Director; Los Angeles County Dept. of Children and Family Services, Monica McCurdy, Training Coordinator
AB12: Legal Process for Social Workers
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This interactive online tutorial reviews the legal process changes related to Assembly ...

This interactive online tutorial reviews the legal process changes related to Assembly Bill 12 (AB 12). The tutorial reviews primary hearings associated with AB12, associated rules and regulations and court report requirements. It seeks to engender the value of increased self-determination for non-minor dependent youth in the court process among social workers.

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Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Fostering Connections After 18 (AB 12) Training Resources
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This resource includes extensive multimedia resources for varied audiences to understand AB12 ...

This resource includes extensive multimedia resources for varied audiences to understand AB12 legislation, its impact, and implementation. A suggested training plan guides use of materials which include beginner to advanced modules for general audiences, youth, social workers, probation officers, service providers, and other stakeholders. Materials can be used in their entirety for comprehensive training or selected resources can be used to educate specific audiences or levels.

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Law
General Law
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Multiethnic Placement Act (MEPA) Interethnic Adoptions Provisions (IAP) (Version 1.0)
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This interactive curriculum on the Multiethnic Placement Act (MEPA) and Interethnic Adoptions ...

This interactive curriculum on the Multiethnic Placement Act (MEPA) and Interethnic Adoptions Provisions (IAP) in Child Welfare is the part of the California Common Core Curricula, an innovative training program designed for all new child welfare workers in the state. As a result of this training participants should be able to utilize the Multiethnic Placement Act to make better informed decisions regarding placement and to understand the role of recruitment of foster and adoptive parents. Includes a PowerPoint presentation, Microsoft Word Trainer's and Trainee's guides, and a MEPA diagram.

Subject:
Law
General Law
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Working with the African American Father: The Forgotten Parent (Version 1.0)
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This curriculum and training materials are for educating social workers and other ...

This curriculum and training materials are for educating social workers and other service providers about working with African American fathers in public child welfare. It includes materials to offer a full-day training like PowerPoint presentation, Microsoft Word Trainer's and Trainee's guides, and tips for the trainer. Participants will develop an awareness of biases against African-American fathers and explore solutions to the systemic biases against African-American fathers within Child Welfare. Trainees will learn though lecture, small group discussion, analysis of case examples, and role play.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Child Welfare Services with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning Youth Training Resources
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These training materials include a compilation of curricula related to providing effective ...

These training materials include a compilation of curricula related to providing effective services to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth in the child welfare system. Materials like PowerPoint presentations and Know Your Rights Guide can be used to educate social workers, teachers, and other service providers on the unique experiences, stressors, and needs of LGBTQ youth.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
"Let the Spirit Lead..." ICWA: In the Best Interest of the Indian Child (Version 1.0)
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This full curriculum aims to offer an immersion experience in American Indian ...

This full curriculum aims to offer an immersion experience in American Indian history and culture espeically as it relates to child welfare practice. Participants will gain knowledge about American Indian culture, and how to culturally centered child welfare practice can enhance outcomes for AI children. Materials for this training include Trainer and Trainee guides, a PowerPoint presentation, and lesson plans.

Subject:
Law
General Law
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Advanced ICWA: Active Efforts and Expert Witness (Version 1.0)
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The Indian Child Welfare Acts seeks to keep AI children within their ...

The Indian Child Welfare Acts seeks to keep AI children within their communities. This curriculum focuses on that legislation and provides an advanced training on the delivery of quality case management services to American Indian families through active efforts, and the role of the expert witness in court proceedings.

Subject:
Law
General Law
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Strategies for Identifying and Assessing Children with Sexually Abusive Behavior Problems: Part One: Two Curriculum Modules
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This curriculum provides theoretical knowledge and practice skills necessary for social work ...

This curriculum provides theoretical knowledge and practice skills necessary for social work practice with children who have sexual behavior problems. Students will learn how to identify, assess, and use intervention strategies to assist this population. PowerPoint Presentation: http://www.csulb.edu/projects/ccwrl/Strategies.pdf

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Provider Set:
CalSWEC Child Welfare
Supporting Educational Rights and Achievement (Version 2.1)
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These training materials for child welfare workers about Supporting Education Rights and ...

These training materials for child welfare workers about Supporting Education Rights and Achievement were compiled for the California Common Core Curricula, an innovative training program for all new child welfare workers in the state. Materials like brochures, an annotated bibliography, and research articles support child welfare workers in understanding financial aid, the Foster Youth Success Initiative, laws and policies associated with educational achievement, and the role of social workers in assisting non-minor dependents in accessing services.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Family Reunification Among Mexican and Vietnamese Immigrant Children in the Child Welfare System: Toward an Understanding of Promising Practices to Improve Service Availability and Effectiveness
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Immigrant families in the U.S. experience disproportionately high rates of poverty, unemployment, ...

Immigrant families in the U.S. experience disproportionately high rates of poverty, unemployment, and crowded housing conditions, yet are less likely to receive housing assistance, food stamps, mental health services, or have health insurance; this places some families at high risk for involvement in the child welfare system. This project examined family reunification among Mexican and Vietnamese immigrant and non-immigrant children and identified promising practices to improve service availability and effectiveness.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Provider Set:
CalSWEC Child Welfare
Family Unity Meetings: Practice, Research, and Instructional Curricula
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This curriculum explores the implementation, process, and outcomes of the Family Unity ...

This curriculum explores the implementation, process, and outcomes of the Family Unity Meeting in San Diego County. The four modules cover who attends or doesn't attend a meeting, the meeting process, outcomes, family perspectives on family change, the use of social support, family satisfaction with services, history of and background on Family Group Conferencing, legislation supportive of FGC, facilitator's role, classroom exercises, a proposed semester course syllabus, and a handbook designed for field instructors and students who are engaged in FGC as part of the student's field practicum. PowerPoint Presentation: http://www.csulb.edu/projects/ccwrl/FUM%20PPt.pdf

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Provider Set:
CalSWEC Child Welfare
Basic Interviewing (Version 2.0)
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These training resources, developed by child welfare experts, teach child welfare workers ...

These training resources, developed by child welfare experts, teach child welfare workers basic interviewing skills for use with adults and children. Trainees will develop skills in effective interviewing techniques, including establishing rapport, obtaining accurate and comprehensive information, employing strength-based engagement strategies, and tailoring techniques to meet the needs of the interviewee. Materials include PowerPoint presentations, Microsoft Word Trainer's and Trainee's guides, and a cross-cultural values worksheet, and tips for interviewing cross-culturally. Developed for training of all new child welfare workers in California from as part of the California Common Core Curricula.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) (Version 2.1)
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Three full, interactive curricula on the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) complied ...

Three full, interactive curricula on the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) complied for the California Common Core Curricula, an innovative training program for all new child welfare workers in the state. Curricula and supplemental materials cover historical trauma and distrust experienced by Indian/Native American people; the historical, philosophical, and legal bases for the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA); the government-to-government relationship between sovereign Tribes and the U.S.; and the basic provisions of ICWA. Materials in curricula include PowerPoint presentations, lesson plans, vignettes, and activities like family tree creation exercise.

Subject:
Law
General Law
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Permanency & Placement Version 2.3
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Planning for permanency is a mandated focus of child welfare and associated ...

Planning for permanency is a mandated focus of child welfare and associated with better long-term outcomes for children. This interactive, standardized curriculum on Permanency and Placement in child welfare is the part of the California Common Core Curricula, an innovative training program designed for all new child welfare workers in the state. This curriculum will train new social workers in activities associated with achieving permanency, laws and policies that govern removal and placement, concurrent planning, and increasing placement stability, and the effects of removal and placement on children, youth, and adults. Includes all materials to offer this two day training like PowerPoint presentation with Permanency in California quiz, Microsoft Word Trainer's and Trainee's guides, and tips for the trainer. Trainees will apply knowledge on a Laws and Policy matching card game, and demonstrate learning on pre/posttests.

Subject:
Law
General Law
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)