Social Workers

This page is designed for social workers, case managers, or anyone else who frequently interacts with a foster child's case. Below, you will find a roadmap of APMRT services, videos created by medical professionals explaining various medications, resources for doctor's appointments, and more! 

 

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Preparing for Doctor's Appointments

Red Flag Criteria

  • Use this worksheet for each foster child on your case load to check if they meet medication red flag criteria.
  • If ANY of the boxes are checked, complete a free Medication Review Referral.
  • Medication Reviews are available to ALL Alabama counties. For more on Medication Reviews, click here. 
  • Red Flag Criteria

Doctor's Appointment Worksheet

  • Use this sheet for each foster child on your case load and for each medication appointment.
  • If you do not attend the appointment, go over the worksheet with the foster parents prior to the appointment.
  • Purpose: understand the medications your foster child may be taking and provide appropriate information and feedback to your child's prescriber.
  • Doctor's Appointment Worksheet

Training Videos

Check out below to see videos on medication classes and medication advocacy training. For all other training videos, click here. 

ADHD Medications:

Learn about medications your foster child may be taking for ADHD


Antipsychotic Medications:

Learn about medications your foster child may be taking for various behavior problems


Antidepressant Medications:

Learn about antidepressant medications and how they may be used to treat your foster child's behaviors


Mood Stabilizers:

Learn about mood stabilizer medications and how they may be used to treat your foster child's behaviors

 


Making the Most of Medication Appointments: 

Learn about common myths related to medications and how to make the most of medication appointments

Click here to download a Social Worker's version of the Medication Appointment Checklist


Medication Appointment Role Play:

Learn how to make sure your foster child's doctor's appointment goes well


 

Last Updated: January 19, 2021