A Learning Program for NYC Child Welfare Professionals
This learning program will strengthen direct service workers’ understanding of cognitive and developmental limitations in adults and how to work with parents to meet their needs and ensure safety. Staff will learn about ways to support families through a strengths-based lens. Additionally, the program will provide information on the rights of parents with cognitive and other developmental disabilities.
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 6.5 contact hours/0.65 CEUs. CEU credit is contingent upon completion of all course components.
“I learned to think critically about situations and loved being able to practice what we learned!”
— Engaging Parents with Cognitive and Other Developmental Limitations Participant