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The Family Unit Is the focus of our attention work with the family as a collective unit. Partner with families to resolve concerns and safeguard children, young persons, and other family members.
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The Family Unit Is the focus of our attention
Partner with families to resolve concerns and safeguard children, young persons, and other family members.
workers work with families during the investigation and service provision in a manner that respects families.
provide individualized, culturally-responsive, and relevant services for each family.
Prepare families to take part, safely and effectively, in service planning and family decision making.
Mobilize resources to maximize communication, shared planning, and collaboration.
Encourage all family -- including children, relatives, and like family -- to give their views.
share planning and collaboration among the several community and/or neighborhood systems.
strengthen the family's potential for carrying out their responsibilities.
use the family’s expert knowledge throughout the decision- and goal-making processes.
recognize the importance of the family unit to a child’s healthy development.
Parents should be supported in their efforts to care for their children.
It is better to ask questions than issue commands and threats.
Families and community members should be partners in determining solutions and making decisions.
Meetings should be set up in a way that fits with and honors the family's culture.
The family is its own primary source of intervention and determines who its members are.
The family is viewed as a system within a larger social and environmental context.
interventions focus on accessing the family’s immediate and extended community.
The social worker and the family work hard to widen the circle of support for the children.