Register for the free professional development workshop: FAMILY CENTERED PRACTICE BASICS

Local session Nov. 14, 2014
Cabell Co. DHHR, Huntington, WV
9:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

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Register By Nov. 10. 2014

Online Registration is Required for Each Participant; As a mixed-agency training, a single agency’s employees (such as WV-DHHR) must not exceed 60% of total registration. If direct links above do not work, please paste or type the URL address into your browser. If you need further assistance, please email

Click to download  – Family Centered Practice Basics Training Fall 2014
Family Centered Practice Basics is designed for ALL EMPLOYEES of child and youth-serving agencies and systems, as well as interested family/youth representatives of those agencies (such as. foster parents, advisory board members, etc.).

Participants will learn how Family Centered concepts apply to their practice whatever their role in their agency or system, as well as to policies and programs to improve service to families. Participants will come up with several behavioral changes they can immediately apply to their day to day work.

Learning Objectives:
1. Explain what “Family-Centered Practice” means and identify practices that are family-centered
2. Explain the definition of “family” from a family perspective
3. Identify and give examples of the nine key elements of family-centered practice
4. Identify what changes need to occur within individual practices, communities and agencies to move towards a more family-centered approach to service delivery


This training is approved for Continuing Education Units in Social Work
This free training is made possible by the WV System of Care partnership.

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