Specialized Family Care Program

How the Child Welfare System Works

  • Category: Abuse Related
  • Materials: "How the Child Welfare System Works", article from Child Welfare Information Gateway, http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/cpswork.cfm
  • Goal: Provider knows how child abuse and neglect services are delivered by the Child Welfare System
  • Credit Hours: 1 Hour
  • Date Developed: February 2014
  • Developed by: Donna McCune, SFC Program

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider knows what happens when possible abuse or neglect is reported
  2. Provider knows what happens when a report is substantiated
  3. Provider knows the ramifications to parents who abuse or neglect a child
  4. Provider knows about placement options for a child who has been abused

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider