Abstract

The purpose of this capstone project was to provide training materials to social workers that is relatable and practical regarding researched best practices for engaging families during the Family Group Conference process. In Olmsted County, Family Group Conferences have been utilized since 1996 becoming an engrained practice model and a cornerstone of permanency planning for children. The capstone project focused on developing a training manual to enhance current practice in Olmsted County and implement newer best practice strategies throughout the Family Group Conference process--from prior to a referral to a post-conference follow up meetings--to ensure better outcomes for the children and their families.

Advisor

Annelies Hagemeister

Date of Degree

2013

Language

english

Document Type

Other Capstone Project

Degree

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Department

Social Work

College

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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