A Learning Program for NYC Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Professionals
This learning program focuses on the practical application of strengths-based engagement and Motivational Interviewing skills when working with fathers and father figures of children involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice system. Participants will learn how to explore the needs of fathers and father figures who have connections to the child welfare and juvenile justice system. Learners will practice techniques to better engage and work more successfully with fathers and father figures around the challenges they experience and potential impact on their children.
This course is designed for direct service staff and supervisors in child welfare and juvenile justice.
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.
“Out of all the trainings I’ve been to, this was the best!”
—Motivational Interviewing Participant