course »Understanding and Screening Needs for Foster Youth

Date: 8/14/2019, 9:00 am—11:00 am
County: Alameda County
Location: Oakland
Sponsor: WestCoast Children’s Clinic
Phone: 510-269-9030
A comprehensive family screening provides both the caseworker and the family with a greater understanding of how a family’s strengths, needs, and resources affect a child’s safety, permanency, and well-being. Some core considerations for screening foster youth’s needs and strengths will be discussed. The importance of using a strengths-based, family-centered, culturally sensitive, and individualized process will be reviewed. Frameworks for sharing results of the screening and assessment process will be discussed.