Working With Kinship Caregivers

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

CEU Course Description

This CE course provides guidance to help child welfare professionals promote kinship care by providing information, referral, and support services to kinship caregivers to ensure the safety, permanency, and well-being of children in their care.  In addition, this course discusses: types of kinship care; benefits of kinship care; training for caseworkers; how to support kinship caregivers; and examples of programs for kinship caregivers.

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Investigate the specific skills and competencies that caseworkers who are assigned kinship care cases should receive training for to work effectively with the kinship triad.

2.  Compare and contrast the different types of kinship care possibilities and the benefits to the agencies, States, and the kinship triad for each.

3.  Elucidate what the planning and delivering services and supports for kinship caregivers should be guided by.

Date Added: 2015-02-12

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