Minnesota Child Welfare Training System

For social workers

Child Welfare Foundation Training

Web-based Training for CRM2

WBT 7 –

Chapter 1 – Intake & Screening

  • M7 C1 Transcript (PDF)
  • CW-CP Intake Flowchart (PDF)
  • Intake Questions Checklist (PDF)
    CW-CP Screening Flowchart (PDF)
  • M7 C1 Transcript Scenarios (PDF)
  • Helpful Links
    MN Rule 9560.0216 Basic Requirements
  • Minnesota Child Maltreatment Screening Guidelines (PDF)
    Child Maltreatment Report Screening Response Guidelines for Unlicensed Personal Care Provider Organizations
  • Chapter 2 – FAR

  • M7 C2 Transcript (PDF)
  • Comparison of Family Assessment and Investigation (PDF)
  • Family Assessment/Family Investigation Flowchart (PDF)
  • Family Assessment & FA Case Management Checklist (PDF)
  • Interviewing Methods (PDF)
  • Genograms (required for Classroom 2) (PDF)
  • Eco-Maps (required for Classroom 2) (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • Family Centered Assessment Guidebook: The Art of Assessment (PDF)
  • American Human Association – Differential Response (PDF)
  • Differential Response to Reports of Child Abuse and Neglect Child Welfare Information Gateway
  • Comprehensive Family Assessment Guidelines for Child Welfare (PDF) National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning
  • The Functional Assessment Process (PDF) The Child Welfare Policy and Practice Group
  • CW-TCM Policy Guidelines for Counties and Contracted Vendors (PDF) (DHS Bulletin #12-68-19)
  • CW-TCM Policy Guidelines for Tribal Agencies (PDF) (DHS Bulletin #12-68-18)
  • Working with Fathers: A Program Improvement Resource (PDF)
  • Chapter 3 – Family Investigations

  • M7 C3 Transcript (PDF)
  • Investigations – Special Circumstances (PDF)
  • CP – Infant Medical Neglect Investigation Checklist (PDF)
  • Family Investigation Checklist (PDF)
  • M7 C3 James Green Scenario (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • MN Statute 626.556 Reporting Maltreatment of Minors
  • Critical Connections for Children Who are Abused and Neglected Infants and Young Children Journal (PDF)
  • Victims with Disabilities: The Forensic Interview
  • The Safe Place for Newborns Law (PDF) (DHS Bulletin #12-68-10C)
  • Chapter 4 – Juvenile Court, Petitions, & Proceedings

  • M7 C4 Transcript (PDF)
  • Parties and Participants (PDF)
  • Fathers and Their Rights in Minnesota (PDF)
  • Checklist for Locating and Contacting Non-Residents Parents (PDF)
  • Juvenile Court: Hearings (PDF)
  • CHIPS to Permanency Timeline
  • Helpful Links

  • Minnesota District Courts
  • Juvenile Court Rules of Juvenile Procedures
  • MN Statute 260C.301 Termination of Parental Rights
  • Reasonable Efforts
  • The Best Interests of Your Child
  • Working with the Courts in Child Protection: User Manual Series at the Child Welfare information Gateway
  • Unmarried Father’s Resource Guild from MN Fathers and Families Network (PDF)
  • Laws, Rules & Resources on Paternity at the Minnesota Judicial Branch
  • A Framework for Safety in Child Welfare at the National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators
  • WBT 8: SSIS Search Capacities

    Chapter 1 – Person Search

  • M8 C1 Person Search Transcript (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • SSIS Home Page
  • SSIS Worker Documentation
  • Chapter 2 – Intake Search

  • M8 C2 Intake Search Transcript (PDF)
  • Helpful Link

  • Person Search Module
  • Intake Search Tutorial (PDF)
  • Chapter 3 – Workgroup Search

  • M8 C3 Workgroup Search Transcript (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • Workgroup Search Module (PDF)
  • Business Organization Module
  • Chapter 4 – Business Organization Search

  • M8 C4 Business Organization Search Transcript (PDF)
  • WBT 9: SDM & Family Assessment Response Service Planning

    Chapter 1 – Safety and Family Assessement

  • M9 C1 Transcript (PDF)
  • Safety and Risk Difference (PDF)
    SDM Policies and Procedures Manual (PDF)
  • Family Safety Plan (PDF) (Required for Classroom 2)
  • Family Safety Plan Help Text (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • Domestic violence safety plans; Tubman.org
  • Domestic violence advocates and contacts:
  • DomesticViolence.org
  • Domestic Violence Wheel
  • Safe Start Center (PDF)
  • Healing the Invisible Wounds: Children’s Exposure to Violence: A Guide for Families (PDF) from Safe Start
  • Rise Magazine (PDF) (Issue 23)
  • Domestic Violence and the Child Welfare System (PDF)
  • Family Assessment in Minnesota
  • How Domestic Violence and Child Welfare Systems Impact Women of Color and their Communities (PDF) from Futures without Violence
  • Chapter 2 – Family Assessment of Needs and Strengths

  • M9 C 2 Transcript (PDF)
  • Exploring Protective Factors (PDF)
  • M9 C 2 Scenarios (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • Preventing Child Maltreatment and Promoting Well-being: A Network for Action 2012 Resource Guide (PDF) on the Child Welfare Information Gateway
  • Minnesota Children’s Trust Fund
  • Chapter 3 – Family Assessment Response Service Planning

  • M9 C3 Transcript (PDF)
  • Family Assessment Service Plan (PDF)
    M9 C3 Scenarios (PDF)
  • Goals, Objectives, and Tasks Worksheet (PDF)
  • Instructions for Completing the Family Assessment Service Plan (PDF)
  • Summary of Structured Decision Making Components (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • DHS Provides Clarification on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Mental Health Screening (PDF) (DHS Bulletin #09-53-05)
  • Coordinating the Screening Requirements for Children’s Mental Health and Developmental Delay; Guidance for Child Protection Workers (PDF)
  • Family-Centered Practice Guide (PDF) from Minnesota DHS
  • WBT 10: Worker Well-Being

    Chapter 1 – Worker Safety

  • M10 C1 Transcript (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • City of St. Paul Safety Tips
  • Social Worker Safety from the NASW
  • A Look at Safety in Social Work from Practice Notes (for North Carolina Child Welfare Workers)
  • Chapter 2 – Worker Well-Being

  • M10 C2 Transcript (PDF)
  • Compassion Fatigue and Burnout: Prevention, Self-Care and Healing Checklist (PDF)
  • Self-Care Action Plan (PDF)
  • Helpful Links

  • Cost of Caring: Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Impact of Working with High-Risk Children and Families from The Child Trauma Academy
  • The Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project
  • Secondary Trauma & the Child Welfare Workforce (PDF) from CW360° Spring 2012 by CASCW at the U of MN
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