Minnesota Child Welfare Training System

For social workers

Child Welfare Foundation Training

Web-based Training for CRM1

WBT 1 – Child Welfare Foundation Training: Introduction

Chapter 1

  • Troubleshooting Tips (PDF)
  • CWFT WBT and Classroom Training Modules (PDF)
  • Child Welfare Practice Model (required for Classroom 1) (PDF)
  • M1 C1 Transcripts (PDF)
  • Glossary (PDF)
  • Chapter 2

  • M1 C2 Transcript (PDF)
  • WBT 2 – SSIS General Navigation and Staff Activity

    Chapter 1

  • M2 C1 Transcript (PDF)
  • General Navigation Handout List (PDF)
  • SSIS General Navigation Reminders and Alerts HO (PDF)
  • SSIS General Navigation WBT Combined Glossary HO (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • Getting Help in SSIS
  • SSIS Website
  • Chapter 2

  • M2 C2 Transcript (PDF)
  • Time Entry Handout List (PDF)
  • WBT 3 – Introduction to Child Welfare: Government, History, and Roles

    Chapter 1: Government, History, and roles

  • M3 C1 Transcript (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • Red Lake, White Earth, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Boise Forte Band of Chippewa, Grand Portage Chippewa, Fond du Lac band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Upper Sioux, Lower Sioux, Prairie Island, Shakopee Mdewakanton
  • Chapter 2: Historical Context for Child Welfare and Child Protection

  • M3 C2 Transcript (PDF)
  • Helpful Link

  • Mary Ellen’s story – American Human Society
  • Chapter 3: Roles in Child Welfare and Child Protection

  • M3 C3 Transcript (PDF)
  • Key Contacts and Community Resources (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • Children’s Bureau
  • Minnesota Statute 626.556
  • Minnesota Statute 260C.163
  • Review of Minnesota Child Death and Near Fatalities to Child Maltreatment 2010-2011 (PDF)
  • DHS Fact Sheet: Minnesota Citizen Review Panels (August 2012)(PDF)
    DHS Bulletin #12-68-12, Update of Local Agency Procedures and Responsibilities Regarding Child Mortality Review
  • WBT 4: Legal Foundations of Child Welfare

    Chapter 1: Legal Foundations of Child Welfare

  • M4 C1 Transcript (PDF)
  • SSA and Federal Child Welfare Legislation Chart (PDF)
  • CFSR Outcomes and Indicators Poster (PDF)
  • Chapter 2: Child Welfare in Minnesota

  • M4 C2 Transcript (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • Minnesota Statute 626.556
  • Minnesota Rule 9560
  • Minnesota Statute 260C.175
  • Minnesota Statute 260C.007
  • Minnesota Statute 609.02
  • Chapter 3: Minnesota Criminal Code-Chapter 609

  • M4 C3 Transcript (PDF)
  • Minnesota Criminal Code – Chapter 609 Chart (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • Minnesota Statute 609.02
  • Minnesota Statute 609.341
  • Minnesota Statute 609.376
  • Minnesota Statute 609.377
  • WBT 5: Culture, Communication, Ethics, and Family Engagement

    Chapter 1

  • M5 C1 Transcript (PDF)
  • Acknowledging Your Cultural Heritage (PDF)
  • Myth of Cross-Cultural Competence (PDF)
  • Chapter 2

  • M5 C2 Transcript (PDF)
  • Chapter 3

  • M5 C3 Transcript (PDF)
  • FAQs: Confidentiality and Data Practices
  • Helpful Links

  • NASW Cultural Competence
  • State of Minnesota Board of Social Work
  • Minnesota Rules Governing Board National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • NASW Code of Ethics
  • NASW Practice Standards
  • Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13 Government Data Practices
  • Minnesota Administrative Rules Chapter 1205 Data Practices
  • DHS Data Practices Manual
  • NASW and HIPPA
  • Ombudsperson for Families
  • Chapter 4

  • M5 C4 Transcript (PDF)
  • A Strengths Approach to Helping Native American Families (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • American Humane Association: Family Group Decision Making
  • AI Commons
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy Association (SFBTA)
  • Signs of Safety
  • WBT 6: Family Systems Child Development and Child Maltreatment

    Chapter 1

  • M6 C1 Transcript (PDF)
  • Common Protective and Risk Factors (PDF)
  • Boundary Structures and 15 Healthy Traits (PDF)
  • Domestic Violence Myths and Facts (PDF)
  • Guidelines for Responding to Child Maltreatment and Domestic Violence (PDF)
  • Understanding Substance Abuse and Facilitating Recovery: A Guide for Child Welfare Workers (PDF)
  • The Risk and Prevention of Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
  • Minnesota Department of Corrections
  • CW360° 2008 - Children of Incarcerated Parents
  • Guidelines of Responding to Co-occurring Child Maltreatment and Domestic Violence (PDF)
  • Behavioral Health Toolkit from the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
  • Web Resources

  • Poverty: US Census Bureau Institute for Research on Poverty
  • Domestic Violence: Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MNCAVA)
  • Substance Use: National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
  • Protecting Children in Families Affected by Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Mental Health: NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration
  • Incarcerated Parents: Minnesota Fathers and Families Network
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway
  • CW360° 2008 - Children of Incarcerated Parents
  • Physical Health and Disabilities: Managing Child Protection Cases Involving People with Disabilities
  • Personal and Family Challenges to the Successful Transition From Welfare to Work
  • Judicial Education Center Child Welfare Handbook Part F: Medical, Psychological and Social Issues
  • Chapter 2

  • M6 C2 Transcript (PDF)
  • Understanding the Effects of Maltreatment on Brain Development (PDF)
  • Patterns of Attachment (PDF)
  • A Bright Futures Guide for Infancy (PDF) (required for Classroom 1)
  • A Bright Futures Guide for Early Childhood (PDF) (required for Classroom1)
  • A Bright Futures Guide for Middle Childhood (PDF) (required for Classroom 1)
  • A Bright Futures Guide for Adolescence (PDF) (required for Classroom 1)
  • A Bright Futures Guide for Referral Tool for Providers (PDF)
  • Chapter 3

  • M6 C3 Transcript (PDF)
  • Head Injury Symptoms (PDF)
  • Cultural Diversity and Child Protection (PDF)
  • Indicators and Effects of Maltreatment on Development (PDF)
  • Maltreatment in Infants and Toddlers (PDF)
  • Maltreatment in Pre-School Children (PDF)
  • Maltreatment in School-Age Children (PDF)
  • Maltreatment in Adolescence (PDF)
  • The Impact of Trauma on Child Development (PDF)
  • The Effects of Childhood Stress on Health Across the Lifespan (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • Minnesota Statute 626.556
  • Mongolian Spots
  • Minnesota Statute 626.5561
  • Minnesota Statute 258B.065
  • Minnesota Statute 253B.02
  • Juvenile and Family Court Journal article: The Impact of Trauma on Child Development
  • The Effects of Childhood Stress on Health Across the Lifespan
  • What is Trauma and Why is it Important? - From the Center for Excellence in Children’s Mental Health March 2010
  • How trauma ‘gets under the skin” - Biological and Cognitive Processes of Child Maltreatment From the Children, Youth, and Family Consortium March 2013
  • The Impact of Trauma on Infants - January 2012
  • Historical Trauma and Micro-aggressions: A Framework for Culturally-Based Practice-October 2010
  • Legal Mandates to Report Substance Involvement:

  • 626.5561 REPORTING OF PRENATAL EXPOSURE TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
  • 258B.065 Court-Ordered Early Intervention; Hearing Procedures
  • 253B.02 Definitions. Subd. 2.Chemically dependent person
  • Chapter 4

  • Chapter 4 Transcript (PDF)
  • Common Maltreatment Indicators (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • Sexual Abuse: Intervention and Treatment Issues from the Child Welfare Information Gateway
  • A National Resource Directory & Handbook Preventing Child Sexual Abuse from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center
  • Stop It Now
  • Preventing Child Sexual Abuse from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention
    The Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse

    Facts for Families: Child Sexual abuse from American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

    Facts for Families: Responding to Child Sexual Abuse from American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Required Handouts for Classroom 1 – Introduction to Public Child Welfare (all included above)

  • Child Welfare Practice Model M1C1
  • A Bright Futures Guide for Infancy M6C2
  • A Bright Futures Guide for Early Childhood M6C2
  • A Bright Futures Guide for Middle Childhood M6C2
  • A Bright Future Guide for Adolescence M6C2
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