Risks of Long-Term Foster Care

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate


CEU Course Description

The youngest children are the most vulnerable to child maltreatment.  This short CEU course provides the experience of instability in caregivers and households among young children in the child welfare system, including children who are placed out of home and children who remain in-home with their families following investigation.

Article Author:  Cecilia Casanueva, Ph.D., et al.; Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss the attachment types that have been associated with externalizing problems.

2.  Investigate the most prevalent reason that children are reported and come to the attention of CWS.

3.  Examine the factors that greatly increase a child’s chances of growing up in care.

4.  Identify the amount of time that a change in caregivers can activate stress responses in young children beyond normal levels.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees) 
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
  • Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
  • Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

To see approvals for a different license type in your state, visit our state by state provider approval listings here.


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Added On: 2016-08-11

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