Foundation Block

The Foundation Block consists of content focusing on the cornerstone of child welfare practice. This includes:

  • Values and Ethics in Child Welfare Practice
  • Legal Procedures and Responsibilities
  • Teaming, Collaboration, and Transparency
  • Trauma-Informed Practice
  • Fairness and Equity
  • ICWA
  • Child Development
  • Key Issues in Child Welfare: Substance Use Disorders, Intimate Partner Violence, Behavioral Health

Foundation Block Overview

Learning Objectives

There are 11 eLearning modules, 9 skills-based classroom modules, and 2 field activities, plus a 200-level knowledge and skills reinforcement classroom lab and 2 eLearnings in this block.  

200 Level

Trauma-informed Practice and Key Issues in Child Welfare Practice Knowledge and Skill Reinforcement lab