A Learning Program for NYC Child Welfare Professionals
In this 90-minute program, learners will strengthen their understanding of cognitive and developmental limitations in parents, including dispelling myths about individuals with developmental disabilities. Learners will also discuss how to observe, recognize, and assess these limitations. This course will build on learners’ Motivational Interviewing knowledge to engage parents with cognitive limitations and continue to use strengths-based practices to better serve children and families.
This course is designed for direct service staff and supervisors in Child Protection, Prevention, and Foster Care.
Prior to attending this course, learners are required to have completed:
Once enrolled in the course, learners will complete:
Completion of all components is necessary to receive a Certificate of Completion.
The New York City Administration for Children’s Services is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0402. This course is 1.5 contact hours/0.15 CEUs. CEU credit is contingent upon completion of all course components.
To register for this course, log in to Cornerstone. For assistance or more information about the ACS Workforce Institute, please contact the Help Desk at [email protected] or call (212) 748-1898. Visit our website at www.nycacstraining.org.