Specialized Family Care Program

SFC staff will be working remotely and available to SFC providers through their work cell phones. If you have an emergency or specific needs please contact your Family Based Care Specialist. The public may continue to make referrals or apply to be a home provider by utilizing this site. All staff contact information can be accessed by Contact Us.

Introduction to Child Abuse and Neglect for Specialized Family Care Providers

  • Category: Abuse Related
  • Materials: “A Parent’s Guide to Working with Child Protective Services,” “ WVDHHR Child Protective Policy,” “WVDHHR Safe at Home, Family’s Guide to Wraparound”
  • Goal: Specialized Family Care Provider knows how child abuse and neglect services are delivered by the Child Welfare System
  • Credit Hours: 1 Hour
  • Date Developed: January 2014, Updated December 2016
  • Developed by: Updated by Carol Brewster, December 2016

Training Objectives:

  1. Specialized Family Care Provider knows their role in working with Child Protective Services
  2. Specialized Family Care Provider knows basic WVDHHR Child Protective Policy and is knowledgeable about the Parent’s Guides
  3. Specialized Family Care Provider knows what happens when abuse and neglect is reported

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider