DCF 101 (Bridgeport): An Introduction to an Enhanced Child Protection Agency in Connecticut

Monday, January 14 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM [EST]

925, Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT, 06604, United States

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Monday, January 14 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM [EST]

Bridgeport Public Library, 925, Bridgeport, CT, 06604, United States.

This FREE session will describe the advances within the Department of Children and Families to maintain the safety, permanence, and well-being of the children and families the Department serves.

Participants will be able to:

  • Articulate the agency's current mission, goals and values.
  • Describe the agency's practice model.
  • Articulate the issues of disproportionality and disparity among children of color within CT, and how DCF is taking steps to mitigate them.
  • Explore their own professional values as they relate to child abuse and neglect.
  • Describe the population served by CT's child welfare system.
  • Identify values which align with DCF goals.
  • Become aware of the Structured Decision Making (SDM) tools and teaming processes the guide DCF's work.

Cancellation policy

48-hour cancellation notice is appreciated. 

Connecticut DCF

Melissa.sienna@ct.gov

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