Guidelines for cultural competence in rural child welfare

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CWLA Press , Arlington, Va
Child welfare -- United States, Child welfare workers -- United States, Rural children -- Services for -- United States, Rural children -- United States -- Social condi
StatementKathleen Belanger, Susan Brooks ; The National Advisory Committee on Rural Social Services.
ContributionsBrooks, Susan, 1956-, Child Welfare League of America. National Advisory Committee on Rural Social Services.
LC ClassificationsHV741 .B39 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24039547M
ISBN 139781587601279
LC Control Number2010000049

Guidelines for Cultural Competence in Rural Child Welfare was created to help administrators, policymakers, supervisors, and workers understand difficult issues in rural practice and answer these questions to better serve rural children and : Ph.D.

Belanger, Kathleen, Susan Brooks. definition of cultural competency in public child welfare should also consider age, especially concerning youth transitioning out of the child welfare system. A context of cultural competency means a commitment to re-evaluate the exclusive, adult-centered culture of child welfare File Size: 1MB.

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cultural competence achieved within broader systems of care for children and families. We propose a framework (see Figure 2) in which cultural competence at the broadest level of the organization influences cultural competence at the staff level and ultimately at the level of program design, implementation and Size: KB.

Cultural Competence. Culturally competent programs maintain a set of attitudes, perspectives, behaviors, and policies – both individually and organizationally – that promote positive and effective interactions with diverse cultures. Practicing cultural competence to honor diversity means understanding the core needs of your target audience and designing services and materials to meet Author: Office of Adolescent Health.

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19 Standards and Indicators for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice 19 Standard 1. Ethics and Values 22 Standard 2.

Self-Awareness 24 Standard 3. Cross-Cultural Knowledge 28 Standard 4. Cross-Cultural Skills 32 Standard 5. Service Delivery 35 Standard 6. Empowerment and Advocacy 38 Standard 7. Diverse Workforce 41 Standard 8. The practice of child welfare in rural communities faces the same expectations as practice in more urban settings despite budget disadvantages, travel constraints, lack of personnel or professional These standards provide a framework for assessment and training for rural cultural competence.

All Children - All Families, Human Rights Campaign Foundation The All Children - All Families project promotes LGBTQ cultural competency among child welfare agencies through innovative resources that include online agency self-assessment tool, comprehensive staff training, free technical assistance and more.

"Get R.E.A.L." (Recognize. Engage. The movement towards a culturally sensitive CWS that fosters cultural competent practice to address the issue of disproportionality of minority groups in child welfare is not new (Korbin, Author: Jill E. Korbin. STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE FOR CHILD WELFARE SERVICES.

The CWLA Standards of Excellence for Child Welfare Services provide goals for the continuing improvement of services for children and families. They represent those practices considered to be most desirable in providing services. Guidelines for Cultural Competence in Rural Child Welfare.

This manual for professional care providers and administrators describes the influence of culture on the delivery of substance use and mental health services. It discusses racial, ethnic, and cultural considerations, and presents the core elements of cultural competence.

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Aware of professional cultural perceptions and behaviors that influence decisions made about youth and families involved in child welfare.

Objective 3a: Able to identify specific cultural features reflective of child welfare and legal professionals and other key stakeholders involved in child Size: KB. Cummings () Preparing Social Work Students for Rural Child Welfare Practice: Emerging Curriculum Competencies, Journal of Social Work Education, sup2, SS To link to this article.

The recommendations that follow adds further support to the model and its adoption in the child welfare field. Cultural Competence in the Child Welfare System Recommendations The recommendations are adopted from the work of Cross and his colleagues (), and serve to prompt thinking and to spark dialogue within the child welfare by: A DIVERSITY TOOL KIT FOR RESIDENTIAL CARE SETTINGS physical or mental abilities, educational background, socio-economic status, rural or urban residence, as well as other factors.

There is nothing inherently good or bad about difference; it is what we make of it. Cultural competency is a professional skill that enables staff and File Size: KB.

Structure of the TIP. This TIP focuses on the essential ingredients for developing cultural competence as a counselor and for providing culturally responsive services in clinical settings as an organization. Chapter 1 defines cultural competence, presents a rationale for pursuing it, and describes the process of becoming culturally competent and responsive to client needs.

Treatment models. SC is a manualized, empirically supported home visitation model designed to treat child abuse and neglect for children ages 0–5 (Lutzker & Bigelow, ); however, in the present study, the treatment was delivered to parents of children ages 0–The model has been studied extensively and has been found to reduce child maltreatment recidivism when compared to other Cited by: BECOMING MORE CULTURALLY COMPETENT Cultural competence requires an open mind and heart and the willingness to accept the views of others.

It may mean setting aside your own beliefs in order to better serve others. Gener-ally, we need to lower our defenses, take risks, and practice behaviors that may be uncomfortable or unfamiliar.

Remem-File Size: KB. Welcome to the Practice Excellence Center. For 70 years, CWLA’s Standards of Excellence in Child Welfare Services have played a unique national role in shaping quality programs and practices across the country. CWLA National Blueprint for Excellence in Child Welfare and CWLA’s programmatic Standards of Excellence set a framework for all children, youth and families to flourish.

These strategies are to: (1) Provide executive level support and accountability, (2) Foster patient, community and stakeholder participation and partnerships, (3) Conduct organizational cultural competence assessments, (4) Develop incremental and realistic cultural competence action plans, (5) Ensure linguistic competence, (6) Diversify, develop, and retain a culturally competent workforce, and.

Human Services and Cultural Diversity Tenuous Relationships, Challenges, explains the overrepresentation of ethnic minorities in the child welfare and criminal justice systems. This disproportionate involvement, however, goes Cultural competence includes the development and full inclusion of mech.

Champion for Rural Children, Child Welfare League of America, Social Worker of the Year, Catholic Social Work National Association, Service Award, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Cultural Competence Agency Self-Assessment Instrument (Revised).

Washington, DC, Child Welfare League of America Press, Google Scholar. Andrulis D, Delbanco T, Avakian L, et al: Conducting a Cultural Competence Self-Assessment. Cambridge, Mass, Manager's Electronic Resource Center, Management Sciences for by: In child welfare, cultural humility challenges us to learn from the people with whom we work, reserve judgment, and bridge the cultural divide between our perspectives, in order to promote child safety, permanency, and well-being.The criteria present the following requirements related to cultural competency: Cultural and Linguistic Competence Defined.

Culturally and linguistically appropriate services are respectful of and responsive to the health beliefs, practices, and needs of diverse consumers (Office of .