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All County Letter (ACL) No. 17-17
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The purpose of this ACL is to provide information about the February 2017 implementation of the statewide standardized Common Core 3.0 (CC 3.0) for social workers. The CC 3.0 is the result of a large scale revision of California’s Common Core Curricula (Core) for child welfare workers.

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Career and Technical Education
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Califorina Department of Social Services
Core for Social Workers Module 7: Monitoring and Adapting; Transition
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This resource provides access to the Northern California Training Academy's Core for Social Workers Module 7 training materials. To learn more about the Academy, please visit humanservices.ucdavis.edu/academy.

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Career and Technical Education
Social Science
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Northern California Training Academy
Family Time Coaching Resources
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This resource provides access to tips, tools, practice briefs, videos and courses relate to family time coaching in the field of child welfare and was compiled specifically for Northern California counties by the Northern California Training Academy. To learn more about the Academy, please visit www.humanservices.ucdavis.edu/academy

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Career and Technical Education
Social Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Northern California Training Academy
Health Care Needs of Children in the Child Welfare System (Version 2.0)
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Children in child welfare have unique health care needs and social workers must be trained to identify and manage these needs. This interactive curriculum on healthcare needs of children 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. Topics covered include: preventative care, common health issues in child welfare, use of Health Passport, racial and ethnic health disparities. Includes materials to offer this half-day training like a PowerPoint presentation, Microsoft Word Trainer's and Trainee's guides, and tips for the trainer. Trainees will learn to identify and respond to health issues and apply skills with role plays and case scenarios.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
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 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.

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Law
General Law
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Monitoring and Adapting Block
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The Monitoring and Adapting Block content focuses on measuring case plan progress and adjusting service planning to meet families’ needs as they work their case plans. This includes information about measuring progress, placement policy and practice, and placement stability. There are 2 e-learning modules, 1 classroom modules, 1 field activity, 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.

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Law
General Law
Social Work
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC)
Provider Set:
Common Core Online for Social Workers
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Databases
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Today the NIEHS is expanding and accelerating its contributions to scientific knowledge of human health and the environment, and to the health and well-being of people everywhere. It provides the following databases & galleries as resources to scientists: The Alu Pairs Database, The Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress Study (BOSS), Chemical Effects in Biological Systems(CEBS), The Drug Matrix, The Environmental Genome Project, The Environmental Polymorphisms Registry, The Human DNA Polymerase Gamma Mutation, The Microarray Center cDNA Clone Search, Mouse Genome Resequencing Project, The Nanomaterial Registry, The Roadmap Epigenomics Project Data, The SNPinfo Web Server and the Spin Trap Database.

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Environmental Science
Material Type:
Data Set
Provider:
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Social Worker Health and Wellness Videos
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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.

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Applied Science
Career and Technical Education
Education
Social Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Reading
Author:
Northern California Training Academy
Tao of Positive Psychology
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This is an OER textbook for Positive Psychology. It takes an historical approach and includes a section on areas in which a positive approach to psychology is most needed (e.g., the field of disability studies).

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Mark Kelland
Well-Being in Child Welfare
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This issue is dedicated to making sense of the information we have about well-being and integrating the plethora of information available to provide a synthesis of what the best thinking is about the topic and some of the best practices used to address it.

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Social Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Data Set
Diagram/Illustration
Primary Source
Reading
Provider:
Northern California Training Academy
Author:
Multiple
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 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)
Young People's Wellbeing
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What do we mean by"wellbeing' for young people? How is it shaped by social differences and inequalities, and how can we improve young people's mental and physical health? This unit will examine the range of factors affecting young people's wellbeing, such as obesity, binge drinking, depression and behavioural problems.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Psychology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn