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CPS Basics: From Intake to Plan of Safe Care is a Course

CPS Basics: From Intake to Plan of Safe Care

Started May 5, 2020
1.5 credits


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CPS Basics: From Intake to Plan of Safe Care

This will be a virtual presentation given on June 10, 2020 1:30-3:00 PM CST   

Presented as part of NAS awareness month in Texas, provided by Texas Health and Human Services. 

If you miss the live presentation and Q&A, we will post after a recorded version for CE.

Presentation Description: Basic explanation of CPI/CPS program stages and what they do; Basic flow of a case with a few quick examples; Explanation of what is required to be reported under current CAPTA law; Explanation of Plans of Safe Care; Discussion of strategies that stakeholders may consider implementing with respect to Plans of Safe Care to better advocate for mothers.

Marco Quesada began with CPS as a conservatorship case worker in Travis County before eventually becoming a Conservatorship Supervisor in 2011. Marco then worked as an FBSS and INV Supervisor over the Travis County Family Drug Court unit for several years before joining State Office as the Substance Use Program Specialist where he remains. He is also the proud parent of 3 amazing kids and has been married for 24 years to his beautiful wife who also works for CPS.

Che’Vun Lane joined the Department of Family and Protective Services in April of 2019, taking the role with State Office as the Substance Use Program Specialist in the CPS Behavioral Health Services Division. Ms. Lane provides support and training to staff in the regions working with families experiencing substance use disorders. Prior to joining DFPS, Che’Vun’ s professional experience included various roles assessing and counseling clients with co-occurring disorders, as well as leadership roles implementing integrated mental health and substance use services.

CE provided for Nurses, Doctors, Psychologists, Social Workers, LCDC, LPC & Peer Support Providers

You are required to participate in the entire presentation to receive CE. 

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

1.5 nursing contact hours

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is approved by the Texas State Board of Socials Workers Examiners to provide Social Worker CE.

1.5 credit hours

Centralized Training Infrastructure for Evidence Based Practices is an approved provider by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

1.5 CE credit

The UT Health San Antonio Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

1.5 CE Credit

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