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Welcome to CapLEARN, the Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative tool

Course Catalog

Learn about the complexity of chronic neglect and how to assess system change to meet the needs of children and youth. Use the eLearning modules to understand the processes and partnerships needed for understanding and identifying chronic neglect to effectively intervene and reduce it.

Learn how to increase communication and collaboration between courts and state child welfare agencies to promote safety, permanency, and child and family well-being. This three-module learning experience uses a case study model illustrating how agencies and courts use a shared continuous quality improvement (CQI) approach to improve outcomes for children, youth, and families.

Learn about supporting culturally responsive services for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children, youth, and families and increasing Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) compliance. Use this 3-day in-person training to engage in collaborative learning and action planning for stronger state-tribal partnerships.

Learn how to improve engagement with families and feedback strategies for supervisors in this learning experience. Videos, discussion guides, and assessment tools help individuals and teams identify elements of quality contacts before, during, and after visits, and ways the supervisory relationship can improve practice.

Watch and discuss what you hear from firsthand accounts of resource parents sharing the impact of support and collaborative partnerships when working with children, youth, and their families. Agencies can use the videos and discussion guide to explore the impact of agency staff, peer, family, and community support structures on resource parents. 

Learn how to improve the quality of assessments and decision-making to improve outcomes for children, youth, and families. Use the four modules with associated learning activities, personal stories, and supplemental resources for individual or group training to promote dialogue, critical thinking, and practice improvement.

An online course covering the core components of parent's representation in dependency cases

Online training on parent-child visits focused on efforts towards family reunification

 

A comprehensive online course covering ICWA's substantive provisions and historical context

Builds your agency’s capacity for continuous quality improvement (CQI) in eight key areas using in-person curricula. Use resources—including presentations, training guidelines, handouts, and evaluations—to engage participants at all levels of CQI knowledge and ability.  

Webinar Library logo

View previously recorded webinars and meeting presentations

Development, Implementation and Assessment Toolkit Logo

E-toolkit, including interactive modules, automated tools, videos, and links to additional resources

Videos, resources, and information from the Child Welfare Virtual Expo, held on July 13, 2016

Training Course focused on continuous quality improvement

 

E-learning course focused on building capacity to achieve placement stability

Family Empowerment Leadership Academy

Training curriculum and e-learning modules on family empowerment and partnerships

ELearning Course by JBS International under a cooperative agreement with the Children’s Bureau

Digital stories and discussion guides that explore the complexities of sex trafficking

Child Welfare Response to Child and Youth Sex Trafficking - Part 2

Training Course focused on defining, reporting and addressing the needs of sex trafficking victims

Child Welfare Response to Child and Youth Sex Trafficking - Part 1 logo

Training Course focused on building capacity to implement Sex Trafficking provisions of PL113-183

Learn about the complexity of chronic neglect and how to assess system change to meet the needs of children and youth. Use the eLearning modules to understand the processes and partnerships needed for understanding and identifying chronic neglect to effectively intervene and reduce it.

Learn how to increase communication and collaboration between courts and state child welfare agencies to promote safety, permanency, and child and family well-being. This three-module learning experience uses a case study model illustrating how agencies and courts use a shared continuous quality improvement (CQI) approach to improve outcomes for children, youth, and families.

Learn about supporting culturally responsive services for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children, youth, and families and increasing Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) compliance. Use this 3-day in-person training to engage in collaborative learning and action planning for stronger state-tribal partnerships.

Learn how to improve engagement with families and feedback strategies for supervisors in this learning experience. Videos, discussion guides, and assessment tools help individuals and teams identify elements of quality contacts before, during, and after visits, and ways the supervisory relationship can improve practice.

Watch and discuss what you hear from firsthand accounts of resource parents sharing the impact of support and collaborative partnerships when working with children, youth, and their families. Agencies can use the videos and discussion guide to explore the impact of agency staff, peer, family, and community support structures on resource parents. 

Learn how to improve the quality of assessments and decision-making to improve outcomes for children, youth, and families. Use the four modules with associated learning activities, personal stories, and supplemental resources for individual or group training to promote dialogue, critical thinking, and practice improvement.

Builds your agency’s capacity for continuous quality improvement (CQI) in eight key areas using in-person curricula. Use resources—including presentations, training guidelines, handouts, and evaluations—to engage participants at all levels of CQI knowledge and ability.  

Webinar Library logo

View previously recorded webinars and meeting presentations

Videos, resources, and information from the Child Welfare Virtual Expo, held on July 13, 2016

Training Course focused on continuous quality improvement

 

E-learning course focused on building capacity to achieve placement stability

Family Empowerment Leadership Academy

Training curriculum and e-learning modules on family empowerment and partnerships

ELearning Course by JBS International under a cooperative agreement with the Children’s Bureau

Digital stories and discussion guides that explore the complexities of sex trafficking

Child Welfare Response to Child and Youth Sex Trafficking - Part 2

Training Course focused on defining, reporting and addressing the needs of sex trafficking victims

Child Welfare Response to Child and Youth Sex Trafficking - Part 1 logo

Training Course focused on building capacity to implement Sex Trafficking provisions of PL113-183

An online course covering the core components of parent's representation in dependency cases

 

A comprehensive online course covering ICWA's substantive provisions and historical context

Online training on parent-child visits focused on efforts towards family reunification