Maintaining Relationships and Promoting Connections
10/05 - 11/01
The course explores working with families of origin from the perspective of strengths and challenges, family history, communication patterns, and cultural effectiveness. Participants learn specific factors that may continue to contribute to abuse and neglect of children. Participants have the opportunity to apply family-centered service principles to create a plan for working with biological parents of children in foster homes or residential care. Participants learn to recognize strengths and positive attributes in families and understand the importance of maintaining family relationships.