Enhancing Permanency for Youth in Out-of-Home Care

$6.00 | CE Hours:2.00 | Intermediate

Due to the age of the material, this course will be discontinued from our library on 01/31/2020.

CEU Course Description

This course addresses the specific challenges of permanency planning with youth and highlights successful models and strategies by examining the: importance of focusing on youth and family connections; federal legislation supporting youth permanency; strategies for permanency planning with youth; and barriers to permanency for youth.

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss the benefits gained by involving youth in their own permanency planning.

2.  Enumerate the long-term physical, mental, and societal outcomes that individuals who transition out of foster care at age 26 experience when compared to youth of the same age in the general population.

3.  Explain ways that the court process may slow or hinder efforts toward permanency and how these may be overcome.

4.  Elucidate the significance that caseworkers play in permanency outcomes as found by Child and Family Services Review.

5.  Describe the aspects that placement services should focus on to be most successful with finding permanent adoptive families for youth.

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: 2014-12-20

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