The Danger Threats and Protective Capacities app contents come from the Safety Reference Guide and the Ongoing Services Standards which were developed by the Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System. The information is from the April and January 2013 editions.
The Developmental Milestones and Assessment app contains information from two documents. The milestones are from the book Helping in Child Protective Services. Thank you Charmaine R. Brittain and Deborah Esquibel Hunt for allowing us to use your “Developmental Stages of Infants and Children” chart. The assessment section is from the Effects of Maltreatment on Child Development curriculum from the Wisconsin Child Welfare Training System.
A note about use: This app is intended to be a guide, not an exhaustive list used for treatment. If you notice a pattern and have questions or concerns please contact your case manager or supervisor.
The Foster Parent Training app contains information related to training requirements and includes the most current training schedule. The training requirements come from the legal statues, WI DCF 56 and 51. The app also has information about the Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI), child care during trainings, and registration.
You have three download options, depending on your type of device:
To access one of our apps, click on its blue title.
Once in the mobile app store, you will notice that Android devices can download the app by clicking on the Download App button.*
Apple devices will need to click on the View HTML 5 App button, tap the icon that looks like a box with an arrow coming out of it, and choose Add to Home Screen.
If you would like to view the app from your computer, click on the View HTML 5 App button.
*For your Android device, you may get a prompt that asks you to Allow app installs from ‘unknown sources’. The directions for doing this are to do one of the following, depending on your Android device:
To allow app installs from non-Market apps, tap the menu button on your home screen, then choose:
Settings >> Applications >> Unknown sources
Other Great Apps
Beyond the Bell Milwaukee is a mobile app that gives you access to over 200 after school programs and services in your location.
The Child Welfare Academy app by the Child Welfare Academy, University of Alaska Anchorage features tools help child protective services workers make important decisions while out ion the field. They include a safety assessment flowchart, interview guides and checklists.