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Understanding DCF and the Child Welfare Lens: For Professionals in the Community
April 2, 2020 . 8:30 am - 4:30 pm$60
This will be a full–day training. Through use of case studies and didactic methods, participants will receive a basic comprehension of the child welfare lens and how the Department of Children and Families works. Topics to be covered will include: Mandated Reporter 51-A training, Substance Use Disorders and Child Welfare, Case Presentations: Samples for Community Providers, Protective Factors, and Confidentiality, Communication, and Collaboration. Topics covered will assist those with a beginner to moderate level of expertise regarding prior experience working with DCF.
Upon completion of this course, participants will:
- The Domains of Learning are:
Cognitive Domain – (knowledge) the event is intended to transfer knowledge to the attendees
Psychomotor Domain – (skills) the event is intended to teach news “hands-on” skills
Affective Domain – (feelings and attitudes) the event is intended to change attendee beliefs and attitudes As a result of this training, participants will be able to:
- The Domains of Learning are included here because we feel that it is extremely important to decide and communicate what exact type of learning is being proposed: New skills, new attitudes, or new knowledge. Educational methods will obviously vary depending on which Domain is primary to the educational activity.
- As a result of this training, participants will be able to: Identify how parental substance misuse decreases capacity to parent, resulting in abuse and neglect. Participants will better understand the DCF system and how 51A/B process unfolds.