Care of Children Involved With Child Welfare Agencies

$6.00 | CEU Hours:2.00 | Intermediate

 

CEU Course Description

This CEU course examines the well-being of children involved with child welfare agencies; captures information about the investigation of abuse or neglect; collects information about the child’s family; provides information about child welfare interventions and other services; and describes key characteristics of child development.

Author:  Dolan, M., Casanueva, C., Smith, K., Lloyd, S., and Ringeisen, H.  (2012).  NSCAW II Wave 2 Report: Caregiver Health and Services.  OPRE Report #2012-58, Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration of Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Retrieved from:  https://www.acf.hhs.gov/opre/resource/nscaw-ii-wave-2-report-caregiver-health-and-services

 

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Distinguish which type of caregiver has the highest rates of depression.

2.  Express which type of caregiver is more likely to report having five or more children in the household.

3.  Determine which age group of parents is the most likely to have been arrested.

4.  Name the most commonly reported service for basic living needs.

5.  Identify the most commonly held type of parent health insurance.

6.  Describe the frequency of at-risk drinking done by each caregiver type.

 

CEU Outline with Main Points

1. Caregiver and Household Characteristics

2.  Caregiver Health

a.  Physical Health

b.  Mental Health

c.  Depression

3.  In-Home Parents' Substance Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence, Involvement with the Law, and Service Receipt

4.  Substance Abuse

a.  Hazardous or Harmful Alcohol Consumption

b.  Risk for Substance Abuse Problems

5.  Domestic Violence

6.  Involvement with the Law

7.  Service Receipt and Insurance Status

8.  Services to Address Family Needs

a.  Services for Basic Living Needs

b.  Services Required by CWS or the Court

c.  Federal and State-Supported Services

9.  Parenting Skills Training

a.  Parents' Referral to and Receipt of Parent Skills Training

b.  Characteristics of Parenting Skills Training Received

10.  Domestic Violence Services

11.  Behavioral Health Services

a.  Parents' Need for and Receipt of Substance Abuse Services

b.  Parents' Need for and Receipt of Mental Health Services

 

 

Date Added: 2017-12-28

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