Child Protective Services In-Service

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Description

This three day in-service will describe the two different CPS pathways, Family Assessment Response (FAR) and Investigations. This training includes learning modules on: Interviewing members of a household to assess safety, including children, parents and Subjects; Collateral information gathering; Protocols when working with Law Enforcement (LE); Working with Child Protection Medical Consultant Network (MEDCON) and local medical providers; Utilizing the Child Safety Framework; completing the Investigative Assessment (IA) & the Family Assessment Response Family Assessment (FARFA); Following Indian Child Welfare Act policies (ICWA); and other policy & legal requirements.  Also covered in this in service training will be requirements for reasonable efforts to prevent placement, addressing Domestic Violence, CSEC, Infant Child Safety; and more.  Participants will be asked to review several examples of CPS intakes and the information in the course will be presented through using these case examples.  On the last day, there will be a panel made up of Children’s Administration Investigative and FAR staff and a Parent Ally. This course is required for all first year CPS Case Workers as well as caseworkers and supervisors transferring to a CPS position who have not attended the CPS track within the past two years.

Length (hours)

18

Prerequisite

None

Audience

Social Workers, Supervisors

Dates and Locations

 
Everett
External Registration Required
Classroom
November 27, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
November 28, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
November 29, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Trainers:
Melissa Phillips, MSW, Coach, Alliance for Child Welfare ExcellenceYoulanda Allen, MSSW, Coach, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Everett DCYF Office 840 N. Broadway Building A Suite 340 Everett WA 98201, Aces Conference Room Map
Seattle
External Registration Required
Classroom
September 18, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
September 19, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
September 20, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Trainers:
Marivel Rojas, MSW, LICSW, Coach, Alliance for Child Welfare ExcellenceMicah Kurtz
Location:
Seattle, Alliance Training Center 4045 Delridge Way SW STE 200 Seattle WA 98106, Cascade Room Map

Please register in LMS.

Spokane
External Registration Required
Classroom
October 29, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
October 30, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
October 31, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Trainers:
Michelle Cutlip, MSW, Coach, Alliance for Child Welfare ExcellenceCharina Carothers
Location:
Spokane DCYF Office 1313 N Atlantic St STE 2000 Spokane WA 99201, SW Conf. Room Map
Tumwater
External Registration Required
Classroom
September 25, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
September 26, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
September 27, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Trainers:
Mara Campbell, MA, Coach, Alliance for Child Welfare ExcellenceAmanda Meyer, MSW, Coach, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Tumwater DCYF Office 6860 Capitol Blvd, Building 2 Tumwater WA 98501, Large Training Room Map

Large training room is on the 3rd floor of Tumwater DCFS office. Please register in LMS.

Tumwater
External Registration Required
Classroom
October 2, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
October 3, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
October 4, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Trainers:
Mara Campbell, MA, Coach, Alliance for Child Welfare ExcellenceAmanda Meyer, MSW, Coach, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Tumwater DCYF Office 6860 Capitol Blvd, Building 2 Tumwater WA 98501, Large Training Room Map

Large Training Room is on the 3rd floor of Tumwater DCFS building. Please register in LMS.

Tumwater
External Registration Required
Classroom
December 11, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
December 12, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
December 13, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Trainers:
Mara Campbell, MA, Coach, Alliance for Child Welfare ExcellenceAmanda Meyer, MSW, Coach, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Tumwater DCYF Office 6860 Capitol Blvd, Building 2 Tumwater WA 98501 Map

Large Training room is on the 3rd floor of the Tumwater DCFS office. Please register in LMS.

Yakima
External Registration Required
Classroom
November 6, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
November 7, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
November 8, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Trainers:
Colleen McGuire, MSW, Region 1 Alliance Coach, University of Washington Alliance for Child Welfare ExcellenceGreg Uberuaga, MA, FamLink Coach, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Yakima Regional Hub 315 Holden Avenue Yakima WA 98902, Large Conference Room

Registration Instructions

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DCYF Alliance Child Protective Services In-Service