Louisiana Child Welfare Basics

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Duration: 1 Hour

November 30th in Ruston   9am to 4:30pm

Join us for a one-day workshop focused on the fundamentals of the Child in Need of Care practice.  This program is designed for a multi-disciplinary audience. Faculty members, Pelican Center for Children and Families, Thailund Porter-Green, J.D. and Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services, D’Juannia Judge, will discuss the constitutional, federal and state law underlying child welfare cases. Attendees will explore these legal principles, as well as the concepts of timely permanency for families, reasonable efforts both to prevent removal and to further the permanency goal, child development, the impact of trauma on child behavior, and the roles and responsibilities of the various parties to a child welfare case.  The roles and responsibilities session will include a focus on ethics – namely, the guiding ethical rules and regulations for the different professional roles. The training will incorporate adult learning theory, incorporating lecture, small group discussion and interactive practice.  Child Welfare Law Specialist applicants will enjoy this refresher course prior to sitting for the examination.

Registration is $25 and will cover lunch, refreshments and training materials. 6.5 CLE and CEU hours are approved.  CLE hours will include ethics. *CLE/CEU credit will only issue for time attended. Pre-registration is required in order to accommodate lunches.


Training Location:

Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home

904 Deville Lane

Ruston, LA 71270


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