Family Conditions

Mandatory within: 6 months of hire


Length: 3 days




  • Essential Elements of Child Welfare Practice







This training provides a deeper look into the situations that impact many of the families who encounter the child welfare agency. Participants will learn about the dynamics of poverty, adult mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, and sexual offending. The impact of these on children and families will be discussed along with how to effectively collaborate with Tribes, community partners and agencies to support them.



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Portland State University

Child Welfare Partnership

626 High Street NE, Suite 400

Salem, OR 97301


(503) 315-4267

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