Expanding The Family Circle


Curriculum


Module 1: Engagement of Trainees


The purpose of Module 1 is:

Module 1: Links

  • To set the tone for the training
  • To establish the purpose of the training
  • To empower caseworkers to apply new learning to practice with families

 

Module 2: Framework for Practice


The purpose of Module 2 is:

Module 2 Links:

  • To teach a framework for practice that is family-centered & culturally competent
  • To teach elements of family-centered practice and cultural competency
  • To apply the framework and to practice the ecomap

 

Module 3: Mezzo Level


The purpose of Module 3 is:

Module 3 Links:

  • To identify components of the mezzo level in the framework
  • To have participants apply the mezzo level of the framework to casework practice
  • To have participants identify strengths and challenges in using the mezzo level of the framework in practice.

Module 4: The Macro Level


The purpose of Module 4 is:

Module 4 Links:

  • To identify components of the macro level in the framework
  • To have participants apply the macro level of the framework to casework practice
  • To have participants identify strengths and challenges in using the macro level of the framework in practice
 
 

 

Module 5: The Micro Level


The purpose of Module 5 is:

Module 5 Links:

  • To identify components of the micro level in the framework
  • To have participants apply the micro level to casework practice
  • To have participants identify strengths and challenges in using the micro level of the framework in practice.
 
 

Module 6: Applying the Framework


The purpose of Module 6 is:

Module 6 Links:

  • To apply curricular concepts to practice
  • To demonstrate family group conference techniques
  • To summarize and review concepts
 

 

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