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CW105 Child Welfare I - Community Supports and Teamwork
The purpose of this module is to demonstrate how community supports the child’s identity, growth, and development; how to locate and develop community resources; and how to work as a member of a professional team to best meet child and family needs.
Course Objective
• Describe the importance of the community in supporting a child's identity, growth, and development  
• Identify methods for researching community resources  
• Identify methods to develop and maintain information on community resources that meet child and family needs 
• Identify ways to promote community connections for children and families  
• Describe methods for working effectively as a team member with other support professionals to meet child and family needs

Intended Audience
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.
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