Using Simulation Training to Improve Culturally Responsive Child Welfare Practice (Chapter 7 in Child Welfare Practice with Immigrant Children and Families).
Leake, Robin. Holt, Kathleen. Potter, Cathryn. Ortega, Debora.
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This article highlights a federally funded competency-based training program designed to enhance the effectiveness of child welfare practice with Latino families. A key feature of the training was a simulation to raise awareness and learning readiness through an experiential approach to learning. The simulation is the first component of a multi-faceted training curriculum aimed at the integration of culturally responsive practice in child welfare practice. 3 figures, 2 tables, and 33 references. (Author abstract modified)
professional training; professional training materials; cultural competency; children of immigrants; child welfare services; UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS; IMMIGRANTS