Trainings

Ongoing Case Planning

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Training: 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Fee: $40 for Partnership Members, $240 for Non-Partnership Members

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In order to register for training sessions, please click on the button below to go to the Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System (WCWPDS) website to access PDS Online. Once you reach the WCWPDS website, you will click on the “PDS Online Go” button in order to login and register for pre-service, foundation and special skills/topics training sessions.  Once you reach the PDS Online system, you will be able to search training sessions  by title or locator number.  A locator number is identified below for each training session to streamline your search process on PDS Online.  Complete instructions for logging in and registering for training sessions are available on the WCWPDS website via the button below.

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DESCRIPTION : A two-day training that provides participants with the opportunity to focus on practice surrounding the role of case planning in the context of working with children and families to achieve permanence through partnerships aimed at achieving safe and sustainable change. Case planning to strategically drive change and assure outcomes is the central focus of this training, with a mind towards moving beyond compliance to supporting staff in making relevant and sustainable plans for safety and permanency. The training interweaves the timeframes and technical requirements intrinsic to Ongoing Case Planning with a focus on the role of the worker and agency in helping parents identify and work towards goals, while caring for children during that time of change.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:When this training is complete, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the roles and responsibilities of the caseworker during the initial stages of case planning following the initiation of ongoing services.
    • Be familiar with the purpose and structure of the Ongoing Services Standards.
    • Be aware of requirements for documenting case planning activities in eWiSACWIS.
    • Identify and find the applicable Ongoing Services Standard pertinent at the initial stages of case planning, including case transition, engagement, contacts, permanency goals and concurrent planning.
    • Identify key steps of the case transition process, including preparation, staffing meeting, and transfer.
    • Identify what information and case activity is needed for a case to transition between caseworkers.
    • Explain the different types of caseworker contacts.
    • Identify the caseworker’s role during caseworker contacts.
    • Identify engagement as a core component of caseworker contacts and the importance of engagement in case planning.
    • Identify and explain the various permanency goals.
    • Describe how to discuss permanence with families and permanent resources.
    • Identify when a concurrent plan is required.

  2. Apply assessing and planning concepts in order to develop the case or permanency plan.
    • Be familiar with the purpose and structure of the Ongoing Services Standards.
    • Be aware of requirements for documenting case planning activities in eWiSACWIS.
    • Identify and find the applicable Ongoing Services Standards pertinent for case and permanency planning during ongoing services, including family interaction and independent living plans.
    • Identify the different function of the Case Plan, Permanency Plan and Safety Plan.
    • Explain the construct of Event, Pattern, Structure to inform case and permanency planning.
    • Apply the construct Event, Pattern, Structure to a case scenario.
    • Describe SMART (Specific, Measureable, Assignable, Realistic, Time Related) method of goal writing, and be able to formulate a goal using the SMART method.

  3. Identify case planning activities and concepts that contribute to tracking case information and adjusting the case plan.
    • Be familiar with the purpose and structure of the Ongoing Services Standards.
    • Be aware of eWiSACWIS requirements for documenting case planning activities.
    • Identify and find the applicable Ongoing Services Standards pertinent to activities for case planning that contribute to tracking case information and adjusting the case plan, including Case and Permanency Plan Evaluation, Trial Reunification and Assessment and Progress to Permanency.
    • Identify Ongoing Services Standards pertinent to Confirming and Reconfirming Safe Environments for children in placement.
    • Explain the caseworker’s role in assuring safety for children while placed in out-of-home care.
    • Be familiar with Placement Danger Threats and describe caseworker action needed when a threat is identified.
    • Describe the need for and strategies of Risk Management Planning with providers when required.
    • Identify the construct Event Pattern Structure and explain it in relation to tracking case information and adjusting the case plan during case evaluation.
    • Describe the Trial Reunification process and steps.
    • Use case scenario to identify permanence goals and explore progress towards achieving permanence.

  4. Explain the safe case closure concepts and procedures during ongoing services.
    • Be familiar with the purpose and structure of the Ongoing Services Standards.
    • Be aware of requirements for documenting case planning activities in eWiSACWIS.
    • Identify and find the applicable Ongoing Services Standards pertinent for safe and sustainable case closure concepts and procedures.
    • Explain the difference between a safety plan and safety net.
    • Explain when case closure is appropriate.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Child Welfare Supervisors and staff

Upcoming Trainings
    November 2014
  • Initial Assessment
  • Ongoing Case Planning (full)
  • Ethics and Boundaries - Please see your Supervisor for the dates of this agency based training.
  • Full Schedule or PDSonline
Events and News
Training Updates
  • Location Change - Ongoing Case Planning on November 18-19, 2014 has been moved to the Menominee Casino-Bingo-Hotel in Keshena
  • Date Change - Childhood and Adolescent Disorders on October 1-2 will now be held on December 2-3, 2014
  • Check out the Attendance and Missed Training Days Policy

 
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Last Updated: December 2, 2013
December 2, 2013