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CW201 Child Welfare II - Child Welfare Services and Professionalism
This module is an introduction to child welfare and the juvenile justice system, and additional material on professionalism and professional boundaries. The module concludes with a detailed discussion of cultural responsiveness and diversity. 
Course Objective
• Describe the child welfare and juvenile justice fields and the services they provide for children, adolescents and families. 
• Describe methods for developing cultural responsiveness and an appreciation for diversity.
• Define the role of the DSP in providing services for children and families.
• Describe ways for learning the mission and practices of your specific organization.
• Describe the standards of professionalism in the workplace and the importance of professional boundaries. 
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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