Children in Foster Care – Parents in Prison
This CEU course provides help with facilitating communication and cooperation between child welfare agencies and federal prisons so that parents can stay engaged in their children’s lives. Explained in this course are common questions: social workers may have when managing cases of children with parents in federal prison; unit teams in federal prisons may have when working with incarcerated parents with children in foster care; and for those at residential reentry centers. Also discussed is the incarceration process from arrest to release and the child welfare system’s process from initial report and the child’s placement in foster care to case planning and working towards a permanent solution.
Sexual Violence and Individuals Who Identify as LGBTQ
This CEU course provides information to state and community-based sexual violence prevention educators and practitioners on preventing sexual violence against individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning (LGBTQ), by discussing background information, practical tips, and examples of existing LGBTQ-inclusive sexual violence prevention efforts and recommendations on how to design LGBTQ-specific prevention programming.
Hunger and Homelessness
This CEU course provides health care workers with information on hunger among the homeless, focusing on the following topics: the hunger-obesity paradox; undernutrition and its consequences; challenges faced by those with diabetes; living on food stamps; and examples of creative and sustainable ways currently being used to address these problems at a local level.
Optimal Living Space for People with Alzheimer’s Disease
This CEU course provides: the history of Alzheimer’s care facilities; a model of residential care; case studies; and design considerations for Alzheimer’s disease relating to way-finding and orientation, safety and security, entry and egress, bathing, secure outdoor spaces, private and quiet spaces, engaged wandering, and supporting family and professional caregiver involvement, among other aspects.
THRIVES – Prevention of Violence Against Children
This CEU course provides an overview of THRIVES and discusses the topics of: training in parenting; household economic strengthening; reduced violence through legal protection; improved services; values and norms that protect children; education and life skills; and surveillance and evaluation.
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