Skills and Practice for Child and Family Teaming in Action

This course focuses on practicing and developing skills for creating and participating in the Child and Family Teaming process. This workshop will provide an interactive and hands on learning environment where participants will demonstrate and apply actions for child and family teaming.  This session is designed for those who are anticipated to be regular attendees at Child and Family Teams.

Topics include:
  • The process of team formation including specific role functions within child and family team meetings
  • How to build an individualized child and family team through vignette and reality based role play.
  • Team plan formation including preparation for meetings, what happens during the Child and Family Team meetings and post meetings instruction.
  • Discussion around team based, strength based, needs focused and child and family driven teaming.
  • How to produce a collaborative built plan focused on safety, including permanency and well-being
  • Comparison of effective vs not so effective child and family team planning

As a result of this workshop, participants will be able to interact and optimize child and family teaming as a structure to support safety, permanence and well-being. The session will also ensure that each team member understands his or her role and the importance of respecting the roles of others. 
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