Child Welfare Programs

This workshop offers an introduction to the child welfare system, processes and procedures. It is intended for staff from other program areas. 

Topics include

  • ASFA, MEPA and ICWA
  • guiding philosophy: keep kids safe
  • authority of the court
  • key timelines
  • program areas
  • overview of risk assessment
  • community partners
  • misconceptions

As a result of this workshop participants have a working knowledge of key child welfare concerns and timelines, enabling them to work more effectively with agency partners and client families.