The importance of teaming and collaboration to achieve successful outcomes exists at all staffing levels of a Wraparound program; not just among those who work directly with children and families. This workshop focuses on strategies that supervisors; managers and administrators can use to support their programs in becoming more aligned with their partner agencies. Participants will engage in an assessment of program alignment; learn strategies for strengthening alignment and leave with action steps for moving their program toward true integration.
Practical guidance on staff induction for the social services sector in Scotland. This document is best viewed as a place to start in constructing your own induction arrangements and seeks to highlight the keys areas that induction should address and signpost readers to additional sources of advice and additional resources which can be used. The guidance in this resource has been developed with employers, for employers. The Scottish Social Services Council recognises that there are a range of approaches to induction in the sector. Employers are encouraged to adapt this guidance to the specific needs of their own workforce.
This page provides resources related to Katie A. and the Katie A. Northern Collaborative, as well as useful information pertaining to collaborative learning and communities of practice.
The four videos provided are of a class on the Level of Care Protocol delivered on November 29, 2017. The class follows the same outline that is provided in the trainers guide. The last video (number 4), provides an opportunity to practice completing the matrix and scoring sheets. It contains a question and answer period for unanswered questions but note, questions were asked and answered throughout the class. It is important to watch all videos. To be able to follow along and practice the scoring, please have available and read the vignettes for both child welfare (focusing on Marcus) and probation, a matrix, two scoring sheets and a family resource tool.
This page features information and course materials for all of the Safety Organized Practice (SOP) courses the Northern California Training Academy regularly offers. This does not include trainings the Academy tailors specifically to individual counties upon request. If you would like to enroll in one of the courses below, please visit the Northern California Training Academy website for upcoming dates and locations.
This page will serve as a resource library for counties to share examples of forms, policies and procedures, training materials, communication materials any materials or videos that have supported Safety Organized Practice and implementation.
This resource provides access to news, publications, videos, tips, tools, practice briefs and course materials related to Safety Organized Practice in child welfare, with particular emphasis on child child welfare in Northern California counties.
The following training videos are dedicated to helping child welfare workers learn practical skills to cope with the emotional tolls of their very important work. Throughout this series, child welfare workers will learn about the dynamics of secondary traumatic stress, self-care strategies, and a framework for coping with secondary trauma.
This page provides access to recorded webinars and materials from the live webinar sessions. Check back often, as new materials will be added as soon as they become available.