Promoting Normalcy for Youth in Foster Care

Green Clock Hours: 1.25

Normalcy is when youth learn skills, take advantage of opportunities, and develop relationships while growing up in a stable, loving family within a supportive community. However, too many youth in foster care are denied opportunities to achieve normalcy. The Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014 is a groundbreaking federal law designed to promote permanency, well-being, and normalcy for youth in foster care. This course will provide an overview of the benefits and barriers to normalcy for youth in foster care settings and describe the provisions of the Strengthening Families Act related to promoting normalcy. Also, general information will be provided on roles and responsibilities of case workers, foster parents and caregivers, lawmakers, judges, youth, and community agencies and service providers to comply with the provisions of the Act. The content in this course is applicable to behavioral health counseling professionals, case/care management professionals, marriage and family therapy professionals, public guardians, and social work professionals.

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Course Description

Normalcy is when youth learn skills, take advantage of opportunities, and develop relationships while growing up in a stable, loving family within a supportive community. However, too many youth in foster care are denied opportunities to achieve normalcy. The Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014 is a groundbreaking federal law designed to promote permanency, well-being, and normalcy for youth in foster care. This course will provide an overview of the benefits and barriers to normalcy for youth in foster care settings and describe the provisions of the Strengthening Families Act related to promoting normalcy. Also, general information will be provided on roles and responsibilities of case workers, foster parents and caregivers, lawmakers, judges, youth, and community agencies and service providers to comply with the provisions of the Act. The content in this course is applicable to behavioral health counseling professionals, case/care management professionals, marriage and family therapy professionals, public guardians, and social work professionals.

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