Course Description

This course will: 
  • Present background of legal authority for the Agency of Persons with Disabilities program, available services, the Medicaid Waiver Coordinator’s role, the subcontracting of APD services, and the APD workers. 
  • Discuss realistic expectations of the APD worker within a dependency case including possible conflicts of interest, lack of objectivity, limited availability, and high turnover. 
  • Identify potential pitfalls in achieving permanency. Explore practical options for shelter and case planning. 
  • Develop best practices to achieve desirable outcomes for children in this unique population. 
Speakers: Laura Lee, Janet Anderson

Training Specialists

Statewide Guardian ad Litem Training Team

This course is presented by experts of this subject matter. Contact: Training@gal.fl.gov

Course curriculum

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    Challenges & Pitfalls in Achieving Permanency

    • Challenges & Pitfalls in Achieving Permanency for Children Whose Parents Receive APD Services

  • Free

    Free(2018 Conference) Challenges & Pitfalls in Achieving Permanence for Children Whose Parents Receive APD Services

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