This course provides a historical overview of youth homelessness, and explores the needs and rights of today’s homeless youth. Practitioners are introduced to best practices as it relates working with homeless youth and social work’s role in ending youth homelessness.
Course created on March 1, 2021
Course Type: Video
CE/CEU Offered: AK/1.25; AL/1.25; AR/1.25; ASWB ACE/1.25 Clinical; AZ/1.25; CA/1.25; CE Broker/1.25 General (FL), Continuing Education (OH), Continuing Education By A Social Worker (SC), Category I Social Work (WV), CE Broker #20-793511; CO/1.25; CT/1.25; DC/1.25; DE/1.25; FL/1.25; GA/1.25; HI/1.25; IA/1.25; IACET/0.1; ID/1.25; IL/1.25; IN/1.25; KS/1.25; KY/1.25; LA/1.25; MA/1.25; MD/1.25; ME/1.25; MI/1.25; MN/1.25; MO/1.25; MS/1.25; MT/1.25; NC/1.25; ND/1.25; NE/1.25; NH/1.25; NJ (ASWB ACE)/1.25; NM/1.25; NV/1.25; NY-Contact Hours/1.25 Self-Study; OH/1.25; OK/1.25; OR/1.25; PA/1.25; RI/1.25; SC/1.25; SD/1.25; TN/1.25; TX/1.25; UT/1.25; VA/1.25; VT/1.25; WA/1.25; WI/1.25; WV/1.25; WY/1.25
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the difference between the three Federal definitions of Homeless Youth.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply their knowledge of McKinney-Vento Legislation to school-age youth who may be experiencing homelessness.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify advocacy opportunities and collaborate with community resources to effectively serve and protect youth experiencing homelessness.
|15-25 Minutes||History of Youth Homelessness|
|25-35 Minutes||Homeless Youth Defined|
|35-45 Minutes||McKinney- Vento Act|
|45-55 Minutes||Needs of Homeless Youth and Best Practice|
|55-65 Minutes||Human Trafficking|
|65-75 Minutes||Application of Knowledge of Skills|
|75-85 Minutes||Interview with Denise|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Dr. Pooler is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with over twenty years of experience in community mental health as a therapist and psychosocial rehabilitation specialist for adults with serious and persistent mental illness. In 2009, she accepted a social work position with Waco Independent School district in the Homeless Outreach Department. Dr. Pooler currently serves as faculty at the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work at Baylor University. Her research interest includes adoption, homeless youth, and human trafficking. Dr. Pooler is an advocate for homeless families and youth in the Waco community and is the founder of The Cove, a teen nurturing center for homeless youth.
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Homeless Youth: Understanding the Needs and Rights of Homeless Youth and the Role of Social Work in Ending Youth Homelessness, course number 3725, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by Continued Social Work as an individual course. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: 07/29/2021-07/29/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 Clinical continuing education credits.
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