Child Protective Services In-Service
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This three day in-service will describe the two different CPS pathways, Family Assessment Response (FAR) and Investigations. This training includes learning modules on: Interviewing members of a household to assess safety, including children, parents and Subjects; Collateral information gathering; Protocols when working with Law Enforcement (LE); Working with Child Protection Medical Consultant Network (MEDCON) and local medical providers; Utilizing the Child Safety Framework; completing the Investigative Assessment (IA) & the Family Assessment Response Family Assessment (FARFA); Following Indian Child Welfare Act policies (ICWA); and other policy & legal requirements.  Also covered in this in service training will be requirements for reasonable efforts to prevent placement, addressing Domestic Violence, CSEC, Infant Child Safety; and more.  Participants will be asked to review several examples of CPS intakes and the information in the course will be presented through using these case examples.  On the last day, there will be a panel made up of Children’s Administration Investigative and FAR staff and a Parent Ally. This course is required for all first year CPS Case Workers as well as caseworkers and supervisors transferring to a CPS position who have not attended the CPS track within the past two years.

Audience Description: 

Social Workers and Supervisors

Topics: 
Casework
Assessment and Planning
Child Abuse and Neglect
Program Specific Training
Delivery Method: 
Classroom
Training Level: 
In-Service
Hours: 
18
Audience: 
Social Workers
Supervisors
Is this course eligible for STARS credit?: 
No
Course Requires Coaching Session?: 
No
Registration Instructions: 

In the LMS, search for the course by typing (or copying) the full course name below. Click the Scheduled Classes button. Select the class that is best for you and follow the LMS registration instructions.
DCYF Alliance Child Protective Services In-Service

Tribal Workers, CWTAP Students, and new DCYF hires who don't have LMS access: Please register using this form https://allianceforchildwelfare.org/rct-registration-cwtap-students-and-tribal-workers

Maestro Course Code: 110518

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Everett

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  • Jun 11, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Jun 18, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Jun 25, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM

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  • Jul 11, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Jul 18, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Jul 25, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Kent

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  • Sep 10, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Sep 17, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Sep 24, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Lakewood

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  • Sep 4, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Sep 5, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Sep 6, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Spokane

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  • Sep 12, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Sep 19, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Sep 26, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Tacoma

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  • Nov 13, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Nov 14, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Nov 15, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Tumwater

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  • Nov 4, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Nov 5, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Nov 6, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Yakima

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  • Oct 24, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Oct 25, 2019 9:00AM to 4:00PM