Communication support worker. CSWs support deaf people in different ways to help them to access information and communicate with hearing people. They can do this in a range of ways, for example by taking notes, lipspeakingÂ orÂ using British Sign Language (BSL) or Sign Supported English. CSWs are not usually qualified BSL/English interpreters, though more are now training at this level.
Clinical Social Worker. Clinical social workers are health professionals trained in client-centered advocacy that assist clients with information, referral, and direct help in dealing with local, State, or Federal government agencies. As a result, they often serve as case managers to help people navigate the system. Clinical social workers cannot write prescriptions.
Children's Social Worker, a LA County DCFS employee who serves as case manager. CSWs visit the foster child/children once per month in their foster homes, have the authority to place or remove a child/children from the foster home, meets regularly with the birth family, provides resources to help facilitate reunification, i.e. bus tokens, referrals to drug treatment, testing, classes, etc., has discretion to liberalize and/or restrict visitation, and makes recommendations to the court as to whether they believe the child/children should remain in foster care or be returned home to their family.
Cyber Safety Week. Work with your local PTA to assist students as they recruit Mentors, hold a poster contest or a Speak Out, set up an information table, make a drop box for Internet advice, or plan an i-Parent Night for their school or community.