Child Welfare Training Toolkit: Helping Child Welfare Workers Support Families with Substance Use, Mental, and Co-Occurring Disorders [e-learning].
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare.
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW)
4940 Irvine Boulevard Suite 202
Irvine, CA 92620
This training was developed to educate child welfare professionals about substance abuse and mental health disorders among families involved in the child welfare system. It is intended to provide learning opportunities and baseline knowledge on substance abuse and mental health problems and interventions; motivate and facilitate cross-systems work; and incorporate cultural awareness and facilitate cultural competency in child welfare practice. The training package consists of 6 modules, approximately 2-3 hours each, which can be delivered over a series of weeks or through a 1-2 day training program. Each module contains a range of training materials that were developed to be adapted to meet the needs of child welfare trainers for in-person workshops and/or training sessions. Each module contains: Agenda, Training Plan, Training Script, PowerPoint Presentation, Case Vignettes, Handouts, Reading Materials. There is no cost to access any of the materials contained in each module. Modules can be downloaded individually or as the entire training package. (Author abstract)
child welfare training; substance abuse; co-occurrence; mental health; curricula