What does Authorization consist of for new workers?
A non-authorized staff member becomes eligible for Authorization after the completion of the Child Welfare Pathway to Authorization Series. Trainees must complete classroom and online instruction and participate in field practice activities. Assessments occur throughout the training to determine training effectiveness. Once new workers complete the training series, and pass the Authorization Candidacy Exam (ACE), they will be eligible to be Authorized by their agency.
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Is Authorization the same as Regulation?
Is Authorization the same as Regulation? No. Until they are formally ‘Authorized’, child protection workers will not be able to independently conduct investigations, independently apprehend children, or independently make a child protection ...
What are new workers allowed to do pre-Authorization?
Agencies may have their own “Pre-Authorized” work assignments, however, please below for a sample list of the activities which non-authorized staff are able to engage in independently before becoming Authorized. Work in pairs/teams with experienced ...
How many cases should a new worker carry?
Supervisors will have the responsibility to assign cases (not involving authorized work) to new CWPs based on the complexity of cases, experience and time availability of the worker, and the needs of the agency. The expectation is that workers ...
How much time commitment of supervisors is expected during the RCWP2A Series?
How much time commitment of supervisors is expected during the Reimagined Child Welfare Pathway to Authorization (RCWP2A) Series? The amount of time required of Supervisors may vary depending on the number of assigned new workers, the experience of ...
RCWP2A Overview for Supervisors
Attached is the overview of the Reimagined Child Welfare Pathway to Authorization (RCWP2A) series for Supervisors.