In this introductory course, participants will be exposed to the common health issues of children in the child welfare system.
After attending this training, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the value and need for working closely with foster care public health nurses and the importance of creating a Health Passport for foster children, all within a framework of holistic care and cultural sensitivity
- Identify common health needs as well as red flags to more severe needs
- Better appreciate the role of public health nurses
- Create a Health Passport
- Use health care resources within the community
Participants have two weeks to complete this five-hour online course.
This course meets the Phase II Core Training requirement.