Full course description
This course focuses on risk factors impacting a kinship caregiver’s ability to provide safety, permanency, and well-being to children in their care. The risk factors being addressed are guilt, loyalty, denial, projection/transference, and ambivalence.
Course participants will learn to:
- Recognize emotional risk factors, their causes and how they impact a caregivers ability to provide well-being, permanency, and safety
- Develop goals and strategies for preventing and mitigating emotional risk factors experienced by caregivers
- Construct and implement interventions that will assist caregivers in managing these risk factors
- Differentiating the differences in risk factors between kinship care and non-relative adoption and foster care
Each of the five risk factors will be presented in separate modules, containing a video lecture, additional learning materials and short assessments at the end of each unit.
This course has been approved by the NASW for national social work continuing education credits, for more information on eligibility and program details visit: OpenSP2 Social Work Continuing Education Credit Programs