Child and Family Teams (CFTs) bring together loved ones and experts to support the child in reaching their potential and are dedicated to helping the family thrive.
Using a proven tool known as the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) tool, the team works together to address any challenges the young person faces and to develop a plan for the child’s success.
CFT Trainings and Certification
View the California Regional Training Academies Map.
Academy for Professional Excellence
(Southern CA, excluding LA, AKA: Public Child Welfare
Training-PCWTA) (619) 594-3917
Bay Area Training Academy
(Run by the Central Academy in Fresno)
California Social Work Education Center
Central California Training Academy
University Consortium for Children and Families (email)
(UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, UCCF)
Northern Regional Training Academy
Resource Center for Family-Focused Practice
Facilitation Training, Advanced Facilitation Training