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Central California Training Academy

"Serving Those Who Serve Others"

The mission of the Central California Training Academy (CCTA) is to enhance the ability of staff in public social services and child welfare agencies to protect children and to prevent placement whenever possible. Through the Academy, child welfare workers will have greater access to current and state-of-the-art child welfare practices, thereby leading to more competent workers in the field.

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California Safety Organized Practice Conference

A 2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE Strengthening Context, Culture and Connections  

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This video was shared at the 2021 Statewide All Staff Meeting.

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CA Parent and Youth Helpline

We provide Evidence-Based Emotional Support 8-8 pm 7 days a week. Phone calls, live chats, text, and email are available. Parents and Caregivers can join a free Weekly Online Parents Anonymous® Group through the website where there are also other resources: caparentyouthhelpline.org.

 

Virtual Contacts With Children/Youth In Out Of Home Placement
Participants will be able to identify:
  1. Safety and risk considerations to determine virtual contact
  2. Ways to prepare for a virtual contact 
  3. Technology options available
  4. Skills and support strategies 
  5. Benefits of virtual contacts

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 Children and Families in Family Maintenance
Participants will be able to identify:
  1. Safety & Risk considerations in determining virtual contact 
  2. Ways to prepare for a virtual contact
  3. Technology options available
  4. Skills utilized in a virtual format 
  5. Benefits of video conferencing due to the current circumstances

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 COVID-19 Safety Training for Social Services
Participants will be able to identify:
  1. Safety and risk considerations to determine virtual contact
  2. Ways to prepare for a virtual contact 
  3. Technology options available
  4. Skills and support strategies 
  5. Benefits of virtual contacts

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CPM eLearning

This E-Learning is structured to provide you with an introduction to what the Core Practice Model is and why California is adopting the CPM. It will take a deeper dive into the values, principles and practice behaviors of the Core Practice Model and explore how those particular components of the CPM relate to your professional role in child welfare service.View E-Learning

 

 RFA Training

The purpose of this E-Learning is to provide County staff, Adoption and Foster Family Agency staff, Probation staff, Community Partners, and Families with an overview of the Resource Family Approval (RFA) Program.

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CANS Webinar
The CANS for Administrators webinar is live! CANS is a multi-purpose tool that supports decision-making, including level of care and service planning, which allows for the monitoring and outcome of services. View Webinar

 

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the historical framework and policy issues related to FASD.
  2. Understand the criteria of the diagnosis that are associated with FASD and their frequency.
  3. Identify Primary and Secondary disabilities associated with FASD, their cause, and prevention.

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CSEC eLearning

This eLearning course is designed to provide an overview and increase awareness of issues related to human trafficking for child welfare staff. You'll learn about the different types of human trafficking with a focus on the prevalence rates of commercial sexual exploitation of children and domestic minor sex trafficking.View eLearning

 

Providing Inclusive Services for LGBTQ Patients

In this webinar, Sarah Roush will go over some of the major health disparities that we see with this population. She covers current terminology related to LGBTQ individuals and patients. Finally, she discusses the recommended sexual and reproductive health screening and counseling services for LGBTQ patients.View Webinar

 

From Plan to Action

Denise Goodman, Ph.D is hosting a series of webinars.  The first webinar in this series, “From Plan to Action: Implementing and Tracking Our Recruitment Efforts Webinar” is now available.  This webinar will explore the common roadblocks to successful implementation of a recruitment plan and how to identify your obstacles.View Webinar

 

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