TRAINING & MODELS OF PRACTICE

CWLA TRAINING

CWLA offers models of practice and numerous training opportunities on a broad range of topics to strengthen skills and enhance competences for professionals and caregivers working with and supporting children, youth, and families.

FEATURED TRAINING

PRIDE MODEL OF PRACTICE

An evidence-informed, competency-based model to strengthen the quality of family foster care and adoption services by developing and supporting resource (foster and adoptive) parents as team members in child protection and trauma-informed care of children

CWLA-Practice Areas-Family

TRADITIONS OF CARING & COLLABORATING KINSHIP MODEL OF PRACTICE

A trauma informed model to strengthen kinship care, whether formally or informally arranged, by responding to the unique strengths and challenges of kinship caregiving families and enhancing the competencies of child welfare professionals and other advocates to support them.

CWLA-Practice Areas-Family

SUPERVISION TO ADVANCE SUCCESS AND EXCELLENCE

A curriculum to achieve agency mission and goals by developing supervisor and middle manager competence in implementing evidence-based best practices to improve staff performance and outcomes for children and families.

TRAUMA-INFORMED PARENTING IN A DIGITAL WORLD

A training to increase awareness of and strengthen skills for responding to the vulnerabilities of youth, especially youth in care, related to social media and internet safety.

SHOWCASED TRAINING

CRISIS ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION WHEN TRAUMA STRIKES: A FIVE-STEP APPROACH TO FOSTER HOPE, COLLABORATION, AND CHANGE

A skills-based training that examines facilitated conversations in a range of organizational contexts, driven by different content areas such as administration and leadership, conflict resolution, teambuilding, responses to traumatic events, and wellness, among others.

FOSTERING SCHOOL SUCCESS: HOW CAREGIVERS AND SOCIAL WORKERS CAN SUPPORT THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN

A skill-building opportunity that will share how to improve school experiences and long-term outcomes for children who have experienced trauma.  Contact Samantha Carter for details about this upcoming training opportunity.

DEAR BLACK MALE

An engaging training, in partnership with Welcome2Reality, that shares the history and culture of African Americans with a focus on recognizing cultural mistrust, issues faced, and perceptions of Black males and identifies the strengths-based practices and interventions that professionals can use when working with Black males to help foster family health and resilience.

For assistance with CWLA training and models of practice, please contact Marcus Stallworth, LMSW, Director, Training and Implementation or Samantha Carter, MSW, Training and Implementation Associate.