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CW208 Child Wefare II - Vocational Training, Educational and Career Support Services
This module addresses work, school and career as important parts of all of our lives. Individuals with whom we work in child welfare and juvenile justice settings may need support in order to become effective members of the workforce. In this module we will present some of the challenges individuals may face, followed by descriptions of different approaches and “models” to meet these challenges.
Course Objective
• Define the role of career pursuits for youth and families. 
• Describe strategies for supporting individuals as they plan career steps and translate their dreams into career goals.
• List the steps to assist individuals in navigating the system of social security work incentives and rent subsidies so that the individual can successfully build a career. 
• Describe career and education-related needs and concerns of the youth and families.
• Identify strategies for mobilizing the resources necessary to assist individuals in reaching their goal.
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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