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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, 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)
Provider Set:
CalSWEC Evaluating Training
Author:
California Social Work Education Center
AB12: Legal Process for Social Workers
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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)
Advanced Analytics in Child Welfare
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This thirty minute presentation serves as a preview/orientation to the Northern California Training Academy's in-person training: Advanced Analytics for Child Welfare Administration. To learn more about the Academy and upcoming courses, please visit humanservices.ucdavis.edu/Academy

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Social Work
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Northern California Training Academy
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 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.

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Law
General Law
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Ageing and Disability: Transitions Into Residential Care
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Moving into a care home can have a profound emotional impact on an individual - just the anticipation of residential care is one of the biggest sources of fear for the elderly. This unit discusses the role of social workers and care staff in supporting individuals through the transition, and how residential environments affect quality of life.

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Social Work
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Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Assesment Block
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The Assessment Block content focuses on critical thinking, standardized assessment, and child maltreatment identification. This includes identification of a critical thinking process; information about assessment policy and practice; and tips and practice for identifying neglect, physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, and exploitation. There are 2 e-learning modules, 4 classroom modules, 2 field activities, and a 200-level knowledge and skills reinforcement classroom lab this block. On the CalSWEC Network hub, materials for this block include published e-learning files.

Subject:
Law
General Law
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Provider Set:
Common Core Online for Social Workers
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 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

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Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Provider Set:
CalSWEC Child Welfare
Assessment, Support, and Training for Kinship Care and Foster Care: An Empirically Based Curriculum
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This curriculum offers an overview of foster care, background on the characteristics of kin and non-kin foster parents and trends in foster care. Emphasis is placed on foster care recruitment, training, and retention efforts as well as the foster care payment rate structure. A comprehensive look at the elements that comprise quality of care in kinship and non-related foster homes is included as well as a brief policy analysis of kinship care. Practice tips for child welfare workers and administrators are included, and kin and non-kin foster parents address their relationship with the child welfare system. Recent child welfare policies affecting foster parents and kinship caregivers are examined. Overheads: http://www.csulb.edu/projects/ccwrl/Assessment%20Kinship%20CareTransparencies.pdf

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Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Provider Set:
CalSWEC Child Welfare
Associations Between Health, Workplace Support and Secondary Traumatic Stress among Child Welfare Workers
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This article presents information obtained from people working in public child welfare who self-selected to participate in a worker health survey examining the associations between secondary traumatic stress, organizational factors, and general health.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Northern California Training Academy
Basic Interviewing (Version 2.0)
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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.

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Social Work
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Activity/Lab
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Becoming a Critical Social Work Practitioner
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What does it take to become a critical practitioner in social work? This unit will guide you through some important concepts. An understanding of ͢__ëńcritical perspectives͢__ë_ ˘ will help you take a positive and constructive approach to problems that arise in

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Lecture
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
The Boundaries of Care
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In this unit, we are going to look at a number of situations which put a strain on the idea that caring is just 'being ordinary', including times when people are giving intimate care. In these special circumstances, since the normal rules do not apply, we have to develop a set of special rules to guide practice.

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Social Work
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Activity/Lab
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Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Budgeting
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Students will be exploring different jobs and creating a budget based on the job's income. View google doc below for more details.

Subject:
Mathematics
Social Work
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Emily Mee
CO-OP!: Social cooperatives as a tool for youth employment
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The course originally was develop as a one of the tools that help participant from the ERASMUS+ training course. During the project, course was enrich in contest by work of all participants and established as an open education source for everyone. Now, its main objective is to promote form of social cooperative among youth from European countries. Moreover it contest more than just information about social cooperative legal form in few European countries. It is build in motivational and nonformal way, thanks to that it provide various different components, such as: soft skills learning, q&a, information about IT tools in education and lots of information about EU Programs.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Economics
Social Work
Material Type:
Assessment
Case Study
Full Course
Author:
Foundation Feis
CSEC Identification and Awareness Training 2014-2015 Report
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For the 2014-2015 year, California Department of Social Services contracted the Northern
California Research and Training Academy to provide CSEC training for the 28 counties served in the Northern region. This resource provides a full report on the related training and support activities provided throughout the 2014-2015 year.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Northern California Training Academy
CWS Documentation for Use in the Legal System (Version 2.0)
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These resources for child welfare workers will assist workers in navigating the complexities of legal documentation. These materials are offered as part of the California Common Core Curricula, an innovative training program designed for all new child welfare workers in the state. Competencies and learning objectives offer guidelines for training new child welfare workers; an annotated bibliography offers ideas of where to look further for needed information.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Data Set
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 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.

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Social Work
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
California Child Welfare Core Practice Model
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This resource includes a webinar overview of the CA Core Practice model, practice behaviors, and a description of the theoretical framework underlying the model

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Module
Reading
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Author:
California Child Welfare Directors Association
California Department of Social Services
CalSWEC
Child and Family Policy Institute of California