Register for the free professional development workshop:
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Cabell Co. DHHR, Huntington, WV


9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
BY April 19, 2016

1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Register Online Only At:
BY April 19, 2016

Online Registration is Required for Each Participant; As a mixed-agency training, a single agency’s employees must not exceed 40% of total registration. If direct links above do not work, please paste or type the URL address into your browser.

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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.). DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS TRAINING IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY TAKEN “FAMILY CENTERED PRACTICE” OR “FAMILY CENTERED PRACTICE BASICS” TRAINING IN WEST VIRGINIA.

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 being submitted for 2.75 Continuing Education Units in Social Work

This free training is made possible by the WV System of Care partnership

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Family Centered Practice training – April 26