Course Description: Day 2 of the RBS Foundational Training takes the groundwork / overview from Day 1 and starts to build understanding and practice with specific RBS components including Family Voice and Choice, engagement, facilitated planning, use of natural supports, identification of needs and strengths, development of a mission statement to guide the trajectory of RBS for a specific family, ending with the beginning of brainstorming individual interventions.
Participants will be able to:
- describe the goals of RBS based on the Day 1 training
- design effective engagement strategies from first contact for clients and families to welcome them into the RBS environment
- list and describe the members of a Child and Family Team
- identify a variety of natural supports that might be used in various life situations
- distinguish between a service and a need
- identify strengths heard in a real-life family story
- identify the components of a Mission Statement and its purpose
- review actual family Mission Statements
- develop a Mission statement for RBS
- provide a definition of an Unmet Need
- identify the differences between Needs, Services and Goals
- apply The Needs Egg to an actual child in order to a) clearly define barrier behaviors, b) recognize the response of others to the behavior, c) describe possible reasons for the behavior, d) identify the underlying need)
- fine-tune Needs Statements
- brainstorm interventions to a case scenario
Who Should Attend?
This workshop is designed for provider staff working in the RBS Demonstration Project in Los Angeles County, "Open Doors." County (DCFS and DMH) staff who work with youth receiving services through the open door project are also invited to attend.
Lunch will be provided.