Child Welfare > CW202 Child Welfare II - Engaging and Empowering Clients and Families
Ignore
CW202 Child Welfare II - Engaging and Empowering Clients and Families
This module focuses on family engagement and empowering clients and their families to make choices and decisions. You will begin to understand your job and the seriousness of your role in helping clients to empower themselves to participate fully and meaningfully in services and their communities through your teaching, support, and assistance. 
Course Objective
• Describe the challenges to engaging families and techniques for overcoming these challenges.
• Comprehend the “natural consequences” of client choices.
• Describe methods for empowering families to make choices. 
• Identify methods for using family-centered practices and strength-based approaches in the child protection and juvenile justice systems.
• Describe methods for enhancing the ability of each person to lead a self-determining life.
Intended Audience
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.
Certificates
VeReality2
$22.33 QTY

Other Courses You May Be Interested In
Child Welfare
CWS01 Child Welfare - Children Who Kill This module provides a discussion about children who kill and how to see patterns and how to intervene.
Frontline Leadership
LFS10 Frontline Leadership - Crisis Intervention and Conflict Resolution As the frontline supervisor you need to understand your role and responsibilities in responding to and supporting your staff through a crisis situation. It is also important to understand and value the debriefing process and to supervise others during times of conflict. Crisis as discussed in this module will focus on interactions between staff mem ...
VeReality2
DD06 Developmental Disability - Supporting Skills Development The purpose of this module is to demonstrate the importance of skill development and demonstrate your role in teaching individuals new skills that will help them realize their full potential and lead to a more independent life that can be challenging and satisfying. The module describes strategies and tools that you can use to assist you in this im ...