The following applications were developed by the Academy for Professional Excellence.
Academy for Professional Excellence Overview
This is the Academy for Professional Excellence mobile app. It is designed to provide
information about the Academy for Professional Excellence.
After 18 APP
This mobile app includes information, resources and services for social workers to
use while working transitioning youth and young adults.
Assess Risk in IPV
Assess Risk in cases that involve Intimate Partner Violence. This mobile app includes
four areas of assessing Intimate Partner Violence as well as resources to learn more
about this topic.
Basic Interviewing for Social Workers
Basic Interviewing for Social Workers This mobile application is designed to provide basic interviewing guidelines for social
Child Development Milestones
Provides a comprehensive list of child development milestones including normal physical
development, activities that promote healthy growth and developmental concerns.
This mobile app was developed by the Academy for Professional Excellence’s Leaders
In Action (LIA) Executive Development program to reinforce the Critical Thinking curriculum.
CSEC: Engaging Foster Youth
This mobile app for android phones provides engagement strategies for social workers
and other service providers working with young people who may have been victimized
through commercial sexual exploitation.
Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Services
This mobile app for android phones is designed for behavioral health professionals,
administrators and policymakers to help reduce behavioral health disparities,
increase health equity and seek solutions for under-served communities in
Definiciones básicas de Recursos de Seguridad Organizada (siglas en inglés SOP)
Esta aplicación móvil tiene el objetivo de ser utilizada por trabajadores sociales,
supervisores, y gerentes en los condados que están implementando y utilizando Práctica
Organizada de Seguridad (SOP).
Elements of Child Sexual Abuse
This mobile app is designed to provide social workers with the elements used to evaluate
child sexual abuse in investigations. Many of these elements are often referred to
as indicators of child sexual abuse.
This mobile app is designed to provide Social Workers with guidelines for implementing
the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).
Keys to Engagement
This mobile app is designed to provide social workers with strategies for engaging
families they serve.
Safety Organized Practice Tool
This mobile app is designed to help social workers utilize some of the tools from
Safety Organized Practice. This app can serve as a reminder to workers remember important
steps for utilizing the tools to help build good working relationships with families,
think critically and enhance safety.
Safety Planning in IPV
This app includes recognizing if a survivor of Intimate Partner Violence is planning
to Stay, Leave, or is in the “Process of Leaving” and options that may support, and
motivate, victims to provide safety for themselves and for the child(ren) in their
W&I Codes for CWS
This mobile app provides a brief overview of CA Welfare and Institutions Codes Section
300 that are frequently used by Child Welfare Staff.