This curriculum, which may be used in whole or in part, offers an overview of foster care, background on the characteristics of kin and non-kin foster parents, and trends in foster care. Special 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. The curriculum highlights the philosophical reasons for providing quality care, the history and philosophy of kinship care, a legal history and brief policy analysis of kinship care, and domains of quality. Practice tips for child welfare workers and administrators are included, as well as a chapter where kin and non-kin foster parents address their relationship with the child welfare system and recent child welfare policies affecting foster parents and kinship caregivers. (332 pages)Berrick, J. D., Needell, B., Shlonsky, A., Simmel, C., & Pedrucci, C. (1998).
Biology is designed for multi-semester biology courses for science majors. It is grounded on an evolutionary basis and includes exciting features that highlight careers in the biological sciences and everyday applications of the concepts at hand. To meet the needs of today’s instructors and students, some content has been strategically condensed while maintaining the overall scope and coverage of traditional texts for this course. Instructors can customize the book, adapting it to the approach that works best in their classroom. Biology also includes an innovative art program that incorporates critical thinking and clicker questions to help students understand—and apply—key concepts.
By the end of this section, you will be able to:Describe how the structures of the lungs and thoracic cavity control the mechanics of breathingExplain the importance of compliance and resistance in the lungsDiscuss problems that may arise due to a V/Q mismatch
This resource features tools designed for child welfare leaders in California to use and adapt to meet the workforce development needs of their specific county or jurisdiction.
Edited for Human Breathing OnlyBy the end of this section, you will be able to:Describe how the structures of the lungs and thoracic cavity control the mechanics of breathingExplain the importance of compliance and resistance in the lungsDiscuss problems that may arise due to a V/Q mismatch
This module intends to provide an overview of key strategies to attract and acquire the "ideal" candidate for any role that your organization is hiring. The target audience for this module is professional Recruiters, Talent Consultants and or Managers tasked with recruitment for their organization
This resource provides access to the materials from the Recruitment and Retention of Resources in Rural and Tribal Communities group session hosted by the Northern California Training Academy in July of 2017. Developed in partnership between the National Center for Diligent Recruitment, the California Department of Social Services, and the Northern California Training Academy at the UC Davis Extension Center for Human Services, this two day group session provided sustainable gains including formation of new partnerships, identification of new solutions, and specific strategies toward improving recruitment and retention of resource families in rural and tribal communities.
Social media is fast becoming an integral part of business and marketing and many businesses are already utilising social media in various ways including in staff recruitment. This module will explore the various uses of social media in staff recruitment and provide some best practice HR advice for its utilisation.Completion of this short module will enable you to integrate social media into your recruitment practices with a better understanding of its benefits and pitfalls.