Micro Video #1: CARES: An ACS Racial Equity Strategy

This micro video explores how the Collaborative Assessment, Response and Support (CARES) approach is utilized as one racial equity strategy to reduce the disproportionality of Black and Latinx families in the New York City Child Welfare system.


Who Should Attend?

All Division of Child Protection (DCP) CARES staff and leadership.


Course Benefits

Learners will:

  •  Understand how CARES is one ACS strategy to reduce racial disproportionality and disparity in the New York City Child Welfare system.


Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


Course Components

Once enrolled in the course, learners will complete:

  • A six-minute micro video.

Completion of all components is necessary to receive a Certificate of Completion.


Continuing Education Units

There are no CEUs associated with this course.



Register for this course by logging in to Cornerstone, browse for the course name and complete all information. For more information about the ACS Workforce Institute, please contact the Help Desk at WIhelpdesk@acs.nyc.gov or call (212) 748-1898.


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