Foundations of Residentially Based Services (Day 1) is designed to acquaint participants with key concepts associated with the implementation of RBS. Information presented will include a definition of youth who end up in group care, a summary of current outcome research as it impacts youth in group care and methods for creative programming. A highlight of the training is the opportunity for coming up with team building strategies between private providers, county workers, communities and families.
- Know the four basic programming components of RBS
- Define the target population for RBS including specific elements of their local sites
- Develop goals that address permanency for young people in group care
- Identify the range of staff roles assigned to RBS implementation
Who Should Attend:
Day 1 is designed as a basic orientation to the RBS Demonstration Project in Los Angeles County, "Open Doors." All county and provider staff who have youth participating in or eligible for participation in the project are invited to attend. Provider staff are required to attend all three days of training.
A light breakfast will be provided.