This eLearning will teach the participant the steps to initiate and monitor efforts completed by the Relative Search unit. When a child is in need of out of home care, the Department should be actively seeking placement of children with relatives. The centralized Relative Search unit assists staff to locate and identify relatives and this training will help staff learn about the process, required forms and how to gather detailed information from FamLink.
Social Service Specialists in CPS, FVS, and CFWS, Adoptions and their Supervisors need to be aware of the existence of the Relative Search unit and their role in fulfilling CA policy and practice.
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 Relative Search - Creating and Monitoring your Request (eLearning)
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: 110441