(Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale) CAFAS Initial


 

Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network, is closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and as a pre-cautionary measure we are cancelling the upcoming CAFAS Initial training. Our primary concern is always the well-being of our providers, employees, and the participants we serve. For future information, please monitor our website for new dates and procedures regarding rescheduled dates.

 

 

THIS TRAINING IS FOR CMH BILLABLE PROGRAM EMPLOYEES ONLY  

To receive the code for this training, supervisors of eligible providers may contact

Marika Orme, SOC Special Projects Coordinator, Children's Initiatives at:  

Morme1@DWIHN.com

These trainings are recommended by the DHHS for children and youth with a primary Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) diagnosis only. 


Child & Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (CAFAS)

Initial Training

with
Brandi Butler, LMSW,  Najah Hamka, LCSW and Andrea Grima, TLLP

With:  Tuesday, September 22nd and Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Registration will close Tuesday, September 15, 2020

THERE IS A $30 FEE FOR THIS TRAINING. PLEASE CHOOSE "PAY BY AGENCY CHECK" TO COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION.


Dates:  September 22nd and September 23rd, 2020 (You must attend both days in order to receive your CAFAS certification)  

Times: 8:30am - 5:00pm BOTH DAYS

Location: The Guidance Center's Center for Excellence, 13111 Allen Road, Bldg. #2 Southgate, MI

Cost: $30

Suggested Participants: QCMHP working  in CMH billable programs in Wayne County with children ages 7-17 with a primary Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) diagnosis.

Required Materials: CAFAS Paper Assessment Form, CAFAS Self-Training Manual, and Blank Scoring Forms for the CAFAS Self-Training Manual.

Information:

CAFAS is the gold standard for assessing a youth's day-to-day functioning across critical life subscales AND for determining whether a youth's functioning improves over time.

  • Backed by over 20 years of research A link to a pdf file is present.  A link to a pdf file is present.  supporting its validity and sensitivity to detecting change in behaviors.
  • Widely used to inform decisions about level of care, type and intensity of treatment, placement, and need for referral
  • CAFAS items (problem behaviors, strengths, and goals) are behaviorally descriptive and anchored, resulting in high credibility 
  • Quickly completed by practitioners (10 minutes), based on information from routine clinical evaluation
  • Designed for ages 5 to 19 (kindergarten and higher).

Please Note:  Testing on the second day ends at 5:00PM at the very latest. If participants need more time, they will have to follow the “remediation” process, as completing the vignettes in the time allotted is a condition of their reliable rater designation. 


Continuing Education Credits: Continuing Education Credits are offered for this training. Participants must arrive on time and remain in the training for its entirety to receive credits. No partial credit is available. You must have your license number with you to check in. 

  • Social Workers: 11.0 Continuing Education credits are approved for this training.
  • Children's Mental Health Professionals: These training hours meet the MDHHS training requirement for CMHPs.
  • Training Hours: This training qualifies for 11.0 general training hours.

Cancellation Policy: If your schedule has changed and you are no longer able to attend, please un-register yourself from this event through your profile at www.dwctraining.com. You can do this by logging onto www.dwctraining.com, and navigating to your Virtual Transcript and clicking Un-register next to this event in your Upcoming Events.

Registration/Walk-In Policy: Participants may try to attend the training as a walk-in, someone that did not pre-register. However, walk-ins will NOT be guaranteed seats or materials. Walk-ins will be asked to wait until the training begins to be seated to ensure there is enough room. Plan to pre-register to ensure your attendance.

Photo Consent: By joining us at this event, attendees consent to Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network's Detroit Wayne Connect photographing, videotaping and using your image and likeness.

You will receive a confirmation of your registration via e-mail. If you do not, please contact the DWIHN Help Desk at 313-451-3792

ADA Accommodations: If you have individual requirements or need special services to participate in this event, please notify Marika at Morme1@DWIHN.com

Questions? If you have technical questions regarding the online registration process, contact 313-451-3792


There is now a fee for this training; $30 includes Participant folders with all training printouts (Agenda, PowerPoint, State policies, etc.). MHS materials: CAFAS Paper Assessment Form, CAFAS Self-Training Manual, and Blank Scoring Forms for the CAFAS Self-Training Manual.

 


Registration is required. Walk-ins WILL NOT be permitted. Register to ensure your attendance.


By joining us at this event, attendees consent to Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network's Detroit Wayne Connect photographing, videotaping and using your image and likeness.


If you have individual requirements or need special services to participate in this training, please notify Marika Orme at Morme1@DWIHN.com. Please make arrangements at least two weeks before the event date.


Please pay prior to your arrival by entering your credit card information when the registration process asks for it. You may also bring a company check or money order for the full amount with you to the registration table at the event as well. All checks/money orders can be made out to ‘DWIHN’. Receipts will be available upon request.


Substitutions are permitted at any time. No Shows will be billed at the same rate. Cancellations must be received in writing no later than 7 business days prior to the training to Morme1@dwihn.com in order to obtain a full refund. If cancellation is received less than 7 days prior to the training, no refund will be issued.