A Learning Program for NYC Child Welfare Professionals
The New York City Administration for Children’s Services would like to ensure that children, young people and families receive assistance addressing substance use related issues. This includes strengthening child welfare professionals’ abilities to identify potential substance use issues and provide individuals with the appropriate referrals for services. This learning program seeks to provide ACS staff and their contracted provider agencies with the ability to engage individuals living with substance use issues around seeking treatment, discuss non-treatment options and explore barriers that influence individuals to minimize their substance use and decline seeking treatment.
This course is designed for direct service staff and supervisors in child welfare.
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 6.5 contact hours/0.65 CEUs. CEU credit is contingent upon completion of all course components.