Health Care Needs of Children and Youth in CWS - Online

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.

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