Child and Family Team Meetings: Facilitation Training – Sacramento
In-Person Training


This 3-day in-person training provides participants with the basic knowledge and skills to facilitate a Child and Family Team (CFT) meeting.  Utilizing the Integrated Core Practice Model (ICPM) as the foundational guide for CFT meeting facilitators, trainees will learn: 1) key elements of team meetings for safety and case planning 2) procedural basics of team meeting facilitation 3) the role and skills needed to be an effective CFT facilitator 4) structured problem-solving and solution-focused dialogue within team meetings. Although probation is not required to complete the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS), probations’ involvement of sharing and receiving foster youths’ information from the CANS are crucial components in assisting in the safety, permanency, and well-being of foster youth. This course will provide an overview of CANS and cover the main areas that are applicable to probation.

Chris VanOrden, Napa County Probation Department
Stacey Jackson, Siskiyou County Probation Department

In-Person Course Schedule:
May 10, 2022 | 8:30am to 4:30pm
May 11-12, 2022 | 8:30am to 3:30pm

No cost to attend training 

STC Credits –  20 STC hours (STC # 00053433)

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