Reaching Out Winter 2015
Our new issue of Reaching Out provides a comprehensive review of Safety Organized Practice, including strategies, skills, implementation efforts and perspectives from counties and child welfare professions who have championed SOP.
Nominate Child Welfare Supervisor of the Year 2015
Nomination forms can be downloaded here.
ER Academy for Supervisors and Program Managers – Part 1
Beginning December 3-4 in Davis, this three session learning lab will focus on supervision and child welfare’s emergency response and intro-into-care decisions.
Academy Course Catalog: January-June 2015
Check out the new catalog of offerings from the Academy!
Year of the Child Welfare Supervisor: 2014-2015
Our newest brochure provides a look at the training and coaching opportunities offered to support supervisors throughout 2014-2015.
CQI Learning Collaborative
Taking place Feb. 25-26 in Davis, this learning collaborative will focus on structural and functional capacities required to sustain continuous quality improvement in child welfare.
Implementing Coaching in Child Welfare Practice
Watch the latest video from the Academy about the benefits of using coaching as an effective, hands-on learning model in child welfare practice.
Social Media Management for Child Welfare Leaders
This recorded webinar provides child welfare leaders with information on how to best use social media in practice, as well as guide staff in their use of this powerful emerging tool. Log in to the webinar here.
Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) in Child Welfare
The Northern Academy has added a new self-guided training module on Secondary Traumatic Stress in Child Welfare. To view this and other self-guided offerings, click here.
New Katie A. Northern Collaborative Website
The Northern California Training Academy has created a new resource for agencies seeking to effectively implement the Katie A. Core Practice Model. Visit the new Katie A. Northern Collaborative website here.
Motivational Interviewing Guide for Child Welfare Services
This new guide provides an overview of the concepts and skills in Motivational Interviewing, along with suggestions on where to apply the various vignettes from the Motivational Interviewing in Child Welfare Services video. A DVD of the video accompanies the printed version of the guide.
New SOP Website
We just launched a new website dedicated to Safety-Organized Practice!
Featuring a blog, streaming videos, access to webinars, and a curricula library, the site is designed to serve as a reliable and up-to-date resource for everything SOP.
New Coaching Website
This official website for coaching in the field of child welfare features how to learn and use several coaching skills, approaches, models and theories. The material was adapted from the Coaching Toolkit for Child Welfare Practice, available for purchase or PDF download here. Coaching videos included in the toolkit can also be viewed on the web.