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Prevention and Placement Case Planning in Solution-Based Child Protection
08/02 - 08/20
Prevention and Placement Case Planning in Solution-Based Child Protection emphasizes the importance of joint case planning between the worker and the family to assure timely, high-quality, and culturally relevant services to families. Engaging and involving families in the prevention and placement case planning and delivery process hold an important role in planning success. Topics include understanding steps to identify candidates for Prevention Services, conduct risk assessments, assess child and family needs, develop the Child Specific Plan and oversee and evaluate the effectiveness of appropriately matched services. Additionally, this course discusses the importance of engaging families, specific emphasis on engaging fathers and incarcerated parents in the process. The learner will gain an understanding of the Families First Prevention Services Act and its aim to prevent unnecessary placements along with how to navigate a placement case and case reviews upon the completion of the course.