Child and Family Teaming: Virtual Engagement Strategies for Social Workers (Virtual Training)

This 3-hour, interactive online course will provide guidance on best practices for county child welfare social workers regarding engagement of child and family teams conducted in a virtual format during the evolving situation related to COVID-19.

The course will include:

  • Review of CDSS guidance regarding alternative options for CFT meetings
  • Review of audio/visual technology resources
  • Adjustments to CFT meetings and engagement and process before, during, and after a CFT meeting
  • Understanding trauma triggers and additional stressors associated with the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Strategies to ensure inclusion of child and family voice
  • Ideas to ensure quality and fidelity of the CFT process
  • Cross-county sharing

This course will provide support for virtual skill development, problem-solving, sharing of best practices, and strategies for improving outcomes for children and families.

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