Foster Care Training: Child and Family Team Meetings: Facilitation Training- Sacramento County
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.

Target Audience: Those that are CFT Facilitators or planning to become CFT Facilitators

 Instructors: Joseph Delfin, Los Angeles County Probation and Robert Edmisten, Sacramento County Probation

In-Person Course Schedule:
October 15 & 16, 2024 | 8:30am to 4:30pm
October 17, 2024 | 8:30am to 3:30pm

Lunch will not be provided

STC Certification: 20 hours (STC #00053433)

No cost to attend this training.