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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
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
Material Type:
Data Set
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Author:
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)
Provider Set:
CalSWEC Child Welfare
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
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
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)
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.

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

Subject:
Law
General Law
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)
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)
"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)
CalWORKS and Child Welfare: Case Management for Public Child Welfare Workers
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This curriculum is designed to educate social workers about the experiences and ...

This curriculum is designed to educate social workers about the experiences and needs of families involved with both public welfare and child welfare services so that they can provide high-quality case management services within a post-welfare reform environment.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Research Dissemination: The Movie
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This video bridges the gap between researchers and practitioners as it addresses ...

This video bridges the gap between researchers and practitioners as it addresses the following subjects: family violence and its relationship to child abuse, how cultural differences impact assessment; incestuous families, and what types of children are in foster care.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Provider Set:
CalSWEC Child Welfare
Child Welfare Case Study Module: Emergency Response, Family Maintenance, Permanency Planning
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The three case studies written for this project reflect training needs in ...

The three case studies written for this project reflect training needs in crucial parts of the child welfare system. Each includes an introduction that highlights the area of child welfare practice that governs the situation and a variety of classroom exercises. It is ethnically sensitive. The authors strongly recommend the use of collaborative teaching with guests speakers to supplement the case studies.

Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Provider Set:
CalSWEC Child Welfare
Concurrent Planning: Multiple Pathways to Permanence
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This advanced Concurrent Planning curriculum is for Child Welfare System staff, attorneys, ...

This advanced Concurrent Planning curriculum is for Child Welfare System staff, attorneys, care providers, and other community partners. It includes a facilitated process for county administrative teams to assess concurrent planning process prior to implementing the curriculum. The curriculum includes four components: a leadership module, a concurrent planning essentials module, a concurrent planning skill building module, and a concurrent planning partnerships module.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Improving Educational Services for Foster Youth Living in Group Homes: An Analysis of Interagency Collaboration
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The purpose of this curriculum is to heighten the awareness and increase ...

The purpose of this curriculum is to heighten the awareness and increase knowledge of child welfare workers, foster care providers, and school staff regarding the educational needs of foster children and to develop specific skills to address those needs and smooth the transition to new school environments in order to avoid unnecessary school absences caused by tranferring to a new foster home. This curriulum provides clear, concise, and practicable actions for all of the responsible professionals to enable them to operate effectively as part of a collaborative team. PowerPoint Presentation: http://www.csulb.edu/projects/ccwrl/Ayasse_PowerPoint.pdf

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Kinship Caregivers and Social Workers: The Challenge of Collaboration
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This curriculum was developed as an empirical foundation for a practice model ...

This curriculum was developed as an empirical foundation for a practice model that facilitates collaboration towared providing the highest level of service for at-risk children and their families. It teaches collaboration in nine areas: legal issues, financial issues, health and mental health, education/school, family relationships, child management, support services, fair and equal treatment, and general satisfaction. It is organized around five competency areas: respecting the knowledge, skills, and experiences of others; building trust by meeting needs; facilitating communication; creating an atmosphere in which cultural tradition, values, and diversity are respected; and using negotiation skills. PowerPoint Presentation: http://www.csulb.edu/projects/ccwrl/Pasztor_module_powerpoint.pdf

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Assessment, Intervention, and Recovery Support for Substance-Abusing Parents in the Child Welfare System
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This curriculum covers the following public child welfare competencies: ethnic sensitive and ...

This curriculum covers the following public child welfare competencies: ethnic sensitive and multicultural practice, core child welfare skills, social work skills and methods, and human development and the social environment. Sections on assessment and intervention, treatment models, principles, programs, self-help groups, the recovery process, and relapse prevention are included as are models of the recovery process, website resources, and pre- and posttests. PowerPoint Presentation: http://www.csulb.edu/projects/ccwrl/Assessment,%20Intervention%20and%20Recovery%20Support%20PowerPoint.pdf

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Provider Set:
CalSWEC Child Welfare