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Hands on Testing (H.O.T.) - Following CORE Training. This one day Testing will be held from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Workers must complete All 4 areas of H.O.T. before they can carry a caseload. Once they complete H.O.T., they will be able to begin the graduated caseload assignment as established by the Pinnacle Plan Point 3 as outlined in the Supervisorand Mentor Guide FY13.

References:

What is Hands on Testing (H.O.T.)?

  • Funded SB 1979 and supported by the OKDHS Pinnacle Plan.
  • Skills based competency test for new workers.
  • Better evaluation of workers' skills and abilities.
  • Completed 2 weeks after CORE Classroom training has ended.

What is tested?

  • CPS and Hotline Track (see below 1-4)
  • PP and FCS Track (see below 1-4)
  • Bridge Track (Foster Care and Adoption). (see below 1-4)
    1. Adult Interview and Documentation.
    2. Child Interview.
    3. Assessment of Child Safety.
    4. KIDS Navigation
  • Comprehensive Workers
    • Supervisor may decide which track their worker should be tested.
    • Selection should be based on assignment.

Testing Areas Checklists for each testing are included in the H.O.T. Handbook

Interview with Child - CPS Track:

  • Worker will interview an actor regarding allegations of abuse and neglect.
  • One hour to prepare and complete the interview.
  • One hour to document the interview in Word.
  • Worker must complete BOTH elements of this area.

Interview with Adult - PP, FCS, Bridge Track:

  • Worker will conduct an interview with an adult regarding a Family Functional Assessment.
  • One hour to interview the adult for the FFA.
  • One hour to document the interview
  • Worker must complete BOTH elements of this area.

Safety Assessment - All workers

  • Worker will read the completed 6 Key Questions on an Assessment of Child Safety.
  • Safety determination will be made.

KIDS Navigation and Documentation - All workers

  • Component #1:
    Workers are required to complete a Navigation Exercise, locating information for 10 items in a referral and 10 items in a KK case. 
  • Component #2:
    Workers are also required to document a minimum of 2 items in a referral or a KK case.  These items include:
    ·        documenting a worker visit,
    ·        documenting a child interview,
    ·        changing a placement,
    ·        adding an allegation, or
    ·        documenting one of the 6 Key Questions in the AOCS
*Workers must successfully complete BOTH components in this area

What if a worker does not pass H.O.T.?

Testing:

  • Testing will be conducted by Supervisors.
    • Supervisors will not test their own worker.
    • Training will be provided.
    • Supervisory Training Hours will be provided to those who participate.
  • Each area is Complete or Incomplete.
    • Workers are tested on specific and observable skills.

Scheduling:

  • Leave during H.O.T. Testing should not be approved.
  • Missed training will not be rescheduled.

Questions about H.O.T.?

  • Contact: Carla Shackelford, H.O.T. Coordinator
   

H.O.T. Training Dates
s
291A
October 6-7, 2015 Norman
291
October 13-14, 2015 Norman
292
October 20-21, 2015 Norman
293
November 9-10, 2015 Norman
294
December 1-2, 2015 Norman
294B
December 8, 2015 Norman
295
December 15-16, 2015 Norman
295B
January 5-6, 2015 Norman
296
January 5-6, 2016 Norman CANCELLED
297
January 12-13, 2016 Norman
297
February 2-3, 2016 Norman
297B
February 4, 2016 Norman
298
February 9-10, 2016 Norman
299
March 1-2, 2016 Norman CANCELLED
300A
March 1-2, 2016 Norman
300
March 15-16, 2016 Norman
300B
March 17, 2016 Norman
301
March 22-23, 2016 Norman
302
March 29-30, 2016 Norman
303
April 12-13, 2016 Norman CANCELLED
304
April 26-27, 2016 Norman
305
May 3-4, 2016 Norman
306
May 17-28, 2016 Norman
307
June 1-2, 2016 Norman CANCELLED
308
June 7-8, 2016 Norman
309
May 23-26, 2016 Norman
310
June 21-22, 2016 Norman CANCELLED
311
June 28-29, 2016 Norman CANCELLED
312
June 20-23, 2016 Norman
313
July 5-8, 2016 Norman
314
July 11-14, 2016 Norman
315
August 9-10, 2016 Norman CANCELLED

 

Adoption Scenarios:
Adult
Lehnsherr, Raven (for child - JC Muñoz)
Wise, Beverly (for child - Amy)

 

Assessment of Child Safety (AOCS) Scenarios:
Investigation Assessment
Bell Martin
Brooks  
Fuentes  
Guess  
Smith  

 

CPS HOT Scenarios:
Adult Child
Boldin -- Phyllis Watson Boldin, Jessie (Worker information only)
Craddock, Debbie Craddock, Jamie
Jarvis, Lisa Jarvis, Chris
Roberts, Emily Roberts, Skyler
Roberts, Jerome  
Wheeler, Donna Wheeler, Jackie
Williamson, Denise Williamson, Riley

 

Foster Care Scenarios:
Adult Child Intitial Kinship Agreement
White, Mindy   White
  Henson, Emily  
  Lopez, Miranda  

 

HOT (Hands on Testing):
Role Play
Stone, Riley (16yrs)

 

Hotline:
Role Play
Rivera

 

Permanency Planning (PP) Interview Scenarios:
Adult (FFA) Child
Bell Scenario Jeremy Black
Bell FFA Actor sheet Mystique Boley
Jacobs Scenario Heaven Johnson
Jacobs FFA Actor sheet Jasmine Smith
Martin Scenario  
Martin FFA Actor sheet  
Mason Scenario  
Mason FFA Actor sheet  
Ross Scenario  
Ross FFA Actor sheet  

 

 
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COURSE DATES

 
  January 12-13, 2016 Norman 297A
February 2-3, 2016 Norman 297
February 4, 2016 Norman 297B
February 9-10, 2016 Norman 298
March 1-2, 2016 Norman 300A
March 15-16, 2016 Norman 300
March 17, 2016 Norman 300B
March 29-30, 2016 Norman 302
April 26-27, 2016 Norman 304
May 3-4, 2016 Norman 305
May 17-18, 2016 Norman 306
June 1-2, 2016 Norman 307
June 7-8, 2016 Norman 308
May 23-26, 2016 Norman 309
June 21-22, 2016 Norman 310
June 28-29, 2016 Norman 311
June 20-23, 2016 Norman 312
July 5-8, 2016 Norman 313
July 11-14, 2016 Norman 314
August 9-10, 2016 Norman 315
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