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Supervising Child Protective Services Caseworkers: Child Abuse and Neglect User Manual Series

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This course provides detailed information regarding the supervision of caseworkers whose job is the protection of children living in homes where domestic violence is occurring. Issues addressed include the nature of child protective services supervision, making the transition from caseworker to supervisor, maintaining staff performance standards, and taking care of oneself. A glossary of terms is included, as are listings of selected resources and child abuse reporting telephone numbers.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Supervising Child Protective Services Caseworkers: Child Abuse and Neglect User Manual Series created by Salus, Marsha K., M.S.W. in 0.


U.S. Department Of Health And Human Services – Office on Child Abuse and Neglect

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Course Material Author

Salus, Marsha K., M.S.W.

CPS supervisor and staff trainer, writer for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers and nurses who seek knowledge about supervising child protective services caseworkers. It is appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define the functions served by child protective services supervisors.

  2. Identify critical issues in transitioning from caseworker to supervisor.

  3. Explain how to create and maintain an effectively functioning team of child protective services workers.

  4. Apply self-care and staff care concepts to your work as a supervisor.

  5. Familiarize yourself with the information and tools presented in the appendices.

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Course Retired
Course Number 101195
7 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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82 members have taken this course