Child Welfare Basics

Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Child Welfare Basics

Join us for a one-day workshop focused on the fundamentals of the Child in Need of Care
practice. This program is designed for a multidisciplinary audience. Faculty members will
discuss the constitutional, federal and state law underlying child welfare cases. Attendees
will explore these legal principles, as well as the concepts of timely permanency for families,
reasonable efforts both to prevent removal and to further the permanency goal, child
development, the impact of trauma on child behavior, and the roles and responsibilities of the various parties to a child welfare case.
The roles and responsibilities session will include a focus on ethics – namely, the guiding ethical rules and regulations for the different professional roles. The training will incorporate adult
learning theory, incorporating lecture, small group discussion and interactive practice. Child
Welfare Law Specialist applicants will enjoy this refresher course prior to sitting for the
Registration is $25 and will cover lunch, refreshments and training materials. DCFS staff may attend with supervisory approval. DCFS Child Welfare Training Office will submit the names of all authorized attendees for registration. *CLE and CEU Applications are Approved for 6.5 hours including 1.0 hours for ethics and 1.0 hours for professionalism.
Child Welfare Basics
Pre-registration is required in order to accommodate lunches.

June 13, 2019 8:30 am- 4:00 pm Houma, LA Location: Courtyard by Marriott: 142 Library Dr. Houma, LA 70360


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