Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101454
About the Course:
Informal and formal kinship care arrangements help to ensure stability and protection for children within their extended family. The fact sheet used as the basis of this course describes the benefits of kinship care as a child protection alternative and examines the agency’s responsibility for the placement. The placement decision-making process, what to expect from the child welfare service and court system, and financial support, available services, and permanency planning are discussed. Questions for new kin caregivers to ask and a list of additional references are provided.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Kinship Caregivers and the Child Welfare System created by Children’s Bureau staff
Journal/Publisher:U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Publication Date:March 2005
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about how the child welfare system incorporates kinship care into its processes of child placement. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the different types of kinship care and related services utilized by the child welfare system.
- Identify the types of encounters kin caregivers can expect with the child welfare system.
- Be able to utilize resources presented for helping you and your clients/patients learn more about the issues raised in this course.
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