Structured Decision Making & Risk Assessment (SDM-RA)

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Following successful completion of this elearning course, participants will understand the purpose of the Structured Decision Making-Risk Assessment (SDM-RA), and how it provides a framework for consistent decision making as well as a way to target in-demand resources toward those who can benefit most. Participants will understand the definition of each SDM-RA question, its application, and the procedures for completing this tool. This course incorporates numerous types of media through video, audio, images, and scenario application in order to enhance the transfer of learning. A score of 80% is required to complete this course.

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Regional Core Training


Social Workers

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DCYF Alliance Structured Decision Making & Risk Assessment (SDM-RA)

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Maestro Course Code: 110183