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Mosaic Dimension 2.0

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Duration: 7 Hours, 30 Minutes

Mosaic Dimension 2.0

This training introduces participants to concepts of cultural diversity through the Mosaic Dimension Model.  It helps to foster a climate of success to positively impact disproportionality & disparity for all children through seven extraordinary practices. The Mosaic Dimension is based on the assumption that children who are moving through the Foster Care system are as culturally unique and different as mosaic patterns.  The Mosaic Dimension can be defined as a montage of people who bring a variety of invisible, undiscovered, backgrounds, styles, perspectives, values, patterns and beliefs as assets to relationships, communities,  situations and environments.  This experiential, scenario-based training is designed to go beyond traditional programs to explore this topic on a broader level.  It includes a data-driven practicum designed to encourage and strengthen transfer of knowledge and competencies to actual work experience. 

Learning Objectives:

· Define Mosaic Dimension Model 2.0, Diversity, Disparity & Disproportionality

· Interact with Child Welfare Case Flow Chart and identify their roles, touch points and impact on the system

· Define primary, secondary & Mosaic dimensions of diversity and the impact on foster care clients

· Evaluate & discuss state-and Parish-wide Disproportionality & Disparity Data and strategies to improve outcomes

· Review implications of disproportionality data and ways practitioners can influence and possibly change results

· Discover applications for Mosaic Dimension Model and implications through a Practicum experience

Registration is $25 and will cover lunch, refreshments and training materials. 6.5 CLE and CEU hours are approved. CLE hours will include ethics. CLE/CEU credit will only issue for time attended. DCFS staff may attend with supervisory approval. Obtain code from DCFS training division and register with it.

February 28, 2018DCFS East Baton Rouge Office 160 S Ardenwood Baton Rouge LA 70806 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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