Specialized Family Care Program

SFC staff will be working remotely and available to SFC providers through their work cell phones. If you have an emergency or specific needs please contact your Family Based Care Specialist. The public may continue to make referrals or apply to be a home provider by utilizing this site. All staff contact information can be accessed by Contact Us.

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