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