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.
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
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.
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.
BUILDING BLOCKS FOR EFFECTIVE CO-PARENTING
A curriculum to provide an engaging, informative framework that highlights the importance of effective co-parenting, which can aid and assist in the overall growth and healthy development of children.
For assistance with CWLA training and models of practice, please contact Marcus Stallworth, LMSW, Director, Training and Implementation or Gaelle Augustin, Training and Administration Associate.