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Welcome!

 

The Michigan Child Welfare Training Clearinghouse is designed to provide a central location for child welfare training opportunities across the State of Michigan from the primary training providers. The training providers include: Children’s Trust Fund, DHHS Office of Workforce Development and Training, DHHS University In-Service, Michigan Federation for Children and Families, Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan Child Abuse Training Services, and State Court Administrative Office.

 

Training programs are listed by profession.  To register for a training or obtain further information, please click on the registration link specific to each training.

 

Provider Contact Information

 

Wish to add a training program?

To inquire about adding a training program to the Training Clearinghouse, please contact Elizabeth Henderson at hendersone@courts.mi.gov or (517)373-2621.

  
  
  
  
  
  
collapse Audience : All Child Welfare Professionals ‎(1)
Title21st Annual Governor's Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect Summit: Critical Threads in Child Protection
Event DateMay 25 - May 26, 2017
LocationAcme, MI
Registrationhttps://21stannualsummitcriticalthreadsinchildwelfare.eventbrite.com
ProviderGovernors Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect
DescriptionThis event bring together a wide range of child welfare professionals to explore why hope matters and understand critical issues impacting children and families.
 
  
  
  
  
  
  
collapse Audience : Adoption Workers ‎(32)
TitleIntergenerational Trauma and Our Work with Birth Parents: Understanding the Bridge to Success!
Event Date4/6/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will begin by discussing the need for screening for adult trauma exposure.
 
TitleIntegrated Self-care for Helping Professionals
Event Date4/7/2017
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://secure.touchnet.net/C21782_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=1&CATID=3
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will offer helping professionals an in-depth look at bodysensing approaches to self-care.
 
TitleImpact of Childhood Neglect on Early Development: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Event Date4/21/2017
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://secure.touchnet.net/C21782_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=1&CATID=3
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionExtensive research points toward the healing power of nurturing, responsive, and reliable relationships for young children who have experienced severe neglect.
 
Title"ARMBandS" for Effective Treatment
Event Date4/21/2017
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will discuss Attachment, Reaction, Meaning, Bonding, and Support (ARMBandS), addressing the emotional difficulties of many foster and adopted children who are unable to form secure attachments.
 
TitlePerspectives on Youth Substance Abuse
Event Date4/28/2017
LocationWarren
Registrationhttp://socialwork.wayne.edu/continuing-education/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Wayne State University
DescriptionThis training will provide information on emerging youth drug trends and the signs and symptoms of youth use.
 
TitleOperationalizing Retention-focused Management
Event Date4/28/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis workshop will give you tips and tools to use with your staff as well as ideas that you can employ to strengthen your skills.
 
TitleEngagement, Readiness for Change, and Transition Planning
Event Date5/2/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will take an in-depth look at three important aspects of child welfare that often do not garner the level of attention they should: client engagement, readiness for changes, and transition planning.
 
TitleUnderstanding Emotional and Mental Health Concerns of Youth
Event Date5/5/2017
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://Peter.Lauber@arbor.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionUnderstanding strategies that work with youth are in order to engage and support the client and their natural support systems.
 
TitleTaking a Pulse: Examining Compassion Fatigue in Child Welfare
Event Date5/11/2017
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/offices/continuing-education
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will engage participants in examining organizational and individual strategies to address compassion fatigue in child welfare settings.
 
TitleWorking with Children Who Have Attachment Issues
Event Date5/11/2017
LocationEast Lansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will outline the importance and significance of attachment for adopted children.
 
TitleYouth Transitioning Out of Foster Care
Event Date5/12/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will describe what is currently being done to help prepare foster youth for the transition to adulthood and summarize what we know from research about foster youth outcomes.
 
TitlePost Adoption Services: Assisting Adoptive Families to Avoid Disruption/Dissolution
Event Date5/16/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will discuss the types of post adoption services that are available to families in Michigan and the challenges that families face in accessing  post adoption services.
 
TitleEffective Placement Strategies for Children in Foster Care
Event Date5/19/2017
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttp://PamBogucki@ferris.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis placement training will provide participants with general information in relation to placement challenges.
 
TitleDid You Hear What I Said? Culture, Communication, and Conflict
Event Date5/26/2017
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training is a lesson in diversity, focusing on sharpening skills that you already have to build cross-cultural relationships but are not typically pushed/challenged to use.
 
TitleAddressing Suicide: A Culturally Responsive Approach to Prevention and Intervention
Event Date6/2/2017
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/offices/continuing-education
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will help participants gain a deeper understanding of suicide prevention and interventions in clinical practice.
 
TitleUnderstanding and Supporting Adoptive Families
Event Date6/6/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
Descriptionhis webinar will provide a better understanding of those challenges as well as several strategies on how to best support adoptive families.
 
TitleUnderstanding and Supporting Adoptive Families
Event Date6/6/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide a better understanding of those challenges as well as several strategies on how to best support adoptive families.
 
TitleAccessing Special Education Supports for Children in Foster Care
Event Date6/8/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will explore the unique circumstances children in foster care face in the educational system.
 
TitlePsychological and Emotional Trauma in Children and Its Impact on Adoption/Foster Care and Family Development.
Event Date6/15/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThe emphasis will be on how these early childhood experiences impact the course of natural child development and how you can be more effective in providing suitable social support for your clients.
 
TitleChild Welfare Workers: The Ethical Obligation and Opportunities to Advocate for Social Justice
Event Date6/19/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will explore a conceptual framework that challenges the traditional micro/macro-level practice dichotomy as it relates to the pursuit of social justice.
 
TitleEarly Education and Child Welfare Services: Working Together
Event Date6/22/2017
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will work with participants to identify the struggles and successes of combining the child. This training seeks to prepare you to understand secondary traumatic stress, the conditions that may impact their mental health and heart-space.
 
TitleHonoring and Empowering Adolescents
Event Date6/22/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionYou will learn about “normal” adolescent development, identify current issues teens face, as well as how trauma and environmental factors impact this developmental transition time.
 
TitleMoving Toward Cultural Intelligence
Event Date6/23/2017
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionA safe environment will be created to allow for interactive processing and open dialogue.
 
TitlePutting Your Own Mask on First: Understanding Secondary Traumatic Stress and Self-care in the Workplace
Event Date7/12/2017
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training seeks to prepare you to understand secondary traumatic stress, the conditions that may expose staff to secondary traumatic stress, and allow you the space to assess their exposure to workplace conditions that may impact their mental health.
 
TitleThe Welfare of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Their Families
Event Date8/1/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide information on the characteristics of autism spectrum disorders and the support families may need upon learning of  this diagnosis.
 
TitleHaving the Tough Conversations About Race with Your Clients
Event Date8/1/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will assist and guide child welfare staff in having the challenging discussions about race and current events, with their clients.
 
TitleTransitioning to Higher Education: Improving Outcomes for Youth from Foster Care
Event Date8/4/2017
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will explore the resources available to foster care case managers and resource families to support youth transitioning to higher education, including financial aid, career development and planning, and applying to higher education programs.
 
Title¿Qué? Help Me Understand! Latino or Hispanic? Implications for Practice That Go Beyond the Spanish Language
Event Date8/11/2017
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will acknowledge and look at the differences between those who speak the same language—Spanish—but come from many different countries, backgrounds, and cultures.
 
TitleHelp the Helper! Recognizing and Treating Compassion Fatigue
Event Date8/11/2017
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will present critical information for child welfare workers and other providers about compassion fatigue.
 
TitleSupporting Children Through Trauma and Grief
Event Date9/8/2017
LocationSt. Joseph
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionMost children will experience the death of a loved one before they complete their high school years.
 
TitleTrauma and Crisis Management for Children in Placement
Event Date9/15/2017
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttp://PamBogucki@ferris.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis trauma and crisis management training will provide participants with generalized information in regard to trauma.
 
TitlePromoting Healing Health and Wellness in Youth Who Have Been Sexually Abused and Experienced Other Trauma
Event Date9/21/2017
LocationHoughton
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will explore the unique experience of these youth while exploring their problems and needs.
 
collapse Audience : Children's Protective Services Specialists ‎(35)
TitleIntergenerational Trauma and Our Work with Birth Parents: Understanding the Bridge to Success!
Event Date4/6/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will begin by discussing the need for screening for adult trauma exposure.
 
TitleIntegrated Self-care for Helping Professionals
Event Date4/7/2017
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://secure.touchnet.net/C21782_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=1&CATID=3
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will offer helping professionals an in-depth look at bodysensing approaches to self-care.
 
Title"ARMBandS" for Effective Treatment
Event Date4/21/2017
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will discuss Attachment, Reaction, Meaning, Bonding, and Support (ARMBandS), addressing the emotional difficulties of many foster and adopted children who are unable to form secure attachments.
 
TitleImpact of Childhood Neglect on Early Development: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Event Date4/21/2017
LocationKalamazxoo
Registrationhttps://secure.touchnet.net/C21782_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=1&CATID=3
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionExtensive research points toward the healing power of nurturing, responsive, and reliable relationships for young children who have experienced severe neglect.
 
TitlePerspectives on Youth Substance Abuse
Event Date4/28/2017
LocationWarren
Registrationhttp://socialwork.wayne.edu/continuing-education/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Wayne State University
DescriptionThis training will provide information on emerging youth drug trends and the signs and symptoms of youth use.
 
TitleOperationalizing Retention-focused Management
Event Date4/28/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis workshop will give you tips and tools to use with your staff as well as ideas that you can employ to strengthen your skills.
 
TitleEngagement, Readiness for Change, and Transition Planning
Event Date5/2/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will take an in-depth look at three important aspects of child welfare that often do not garner the level of attention they should: client engagement, readiness for changes, and transition planning.
 
TitleUnderstanding Emotional and Mental Health Concerns of Youth
Event Date5/5/2017
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://Peter.Lauber@arbor.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionUnderstanding strategies that work with youth are in order to engage and support the client and their natural support systems.
 
TitleWorking with Children Who Have Attachment Issues
Event Date5/11/2017
LocationEast Lansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will outline the importance and significance of attachment for adopted children.
 
TitleTaking a Pulse: Examining Compassion Fatigue in Child Welfare
Event Date5/11/2017
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/offices/continuing-education
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will engage participants in examining organizational and individual strategies to address compassion fatigue in child welfare settings.
 
TitleYouth Transitioning Out of Foster Care
Event Date5/12/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will describe what is currently being done to help prepare foster youth for the transition to adulthood and summarize what we know from research about foster youth outcomes.
 
TitlePost Adoption Services: Assisting Adoptive Families to Avoid Disruption/Dissolution
Event Date5/16/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will discuss the types of post adoption services that are available to families in Michigan and the challenges that families face in accessing  post adoption services.
 
TitleEffective Placement Strategies for Children in Foster Care
Event Date5/19/2017
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttp://PamBogucki@ferris.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis placement training will provide participants with general information in relation to placement challenges.
 
TitleForensic Interviewing of Children Mackinac
Event DateMay 22-23, 2017
LocationMackinac Island
Registrationhttp://www.michiganprosecutor.org/training/training-calendar
ProviderPAAM
DescriptionThe training is designed to increase your understanding of the primary features of forensic interviewing and provide information to enhance your interviewing skills.
 
TitleDid You Hear What I Said? Culture, Communication, and Conflict
Event Date5/26/2017
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training is a lesson in diversity, focusing on sharpening skills that you already have to build cross-cultural relationships but are not typically pushed/challenged to use.
 
TitleAddressing Suicide: A Culturally Responsive Approach to Prevention and Intervention
Event Date6/2/2017
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/offices/continuing-education
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will help participants gain a deeper understanding of suicide prevention and interventions in clinical practice.
 
TitleUnderstanding and Supporting Adoptive Families
Event Date6/6/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide a better understanding of those challenges as well as several strategies on how to best support adoptive families.
 
TitleUnderstanding and Supporting Adoptive Families
Event Date6/6/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide a better understanding of those challenges as well as several strategies on how to best support adoptive families.
 
TitleAccessing Special Education Supports for Children in Foster Care
Event Date6/8/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will explore the unique circumstances children in foster care face in the educational system.
 
TitleSupporting African-American Youth in Schools
Event Date6/9/2017
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://www.emich.edu/socialworkce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Eastern Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will explore strategies to support K-12 youth through mentoring.
 
TitleForensic Interviewing: The Next Step
Event DateJune 14-16, 2017
LocationBellaire
Registrationhttp://www.michiganprosecutor.org/training/training-calendar
ProviderPAAM
DescriptionThe training is designed to increase your understanding of the primary features of forensic interviewing and provide information to enhance your interviewing skills.
 
TitlePsychological and Emotional Trauma in Children and Its Impact on Adoption/Foster Care and Family Development.
Event Date6/15/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThe emphasis will be on how these early childhood experiences impact the course of natural child development and how you can be more effective in providing suitable social support for your clients.
 
TitleChild Welfare Workers: The Ethical Obligation and Opportunities to Advocate for Social Justice
Event Date6/19/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will explore a conceptual framework that challenges the traditional micro/macro-level practice dichotomy as it relates to the pursuit of social justice.
 
TitleEarly Education and Child Welfare Services: Working Together
Event Date6/22/2017
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will work with participants to identify the struggles and successes of combining the child. This training seeks to prepare you to understand secondary traumatic stress, the conditions that may impact their mental health and heart-space.
 
TitleHonoring and Empowering Adolescents
Event Date6/22/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionYou will learn about “normal” adolescent development, identify current issues teens face, as well as how trauma and environmental factors impact this developmental transition time.
 
TitleMoving Toward Cultural Intelligence
Event Date6/23/2017
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionA safe environment will be created to allow for interactive processing and open dialogue.
 
TitlePutting Your Own Mask on First: Understanding Secondary Traumatic Stress and Self-care in the Workplace
Event Date7/12/2017
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training seeks to prepare you to understand secondary traumatic stress, the conditions that may expose staff to secondary traumatic stress, and allow you the space to assess their exposure to workplace conditions that may impact their mental health.
 
TitleThe Welfare of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Their Families
Event Date8/1/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide information on the characteristics of autism spectrum disorders and the support families may need upon learning of  this diagnosis.
 
TitleHaving the Tough Conversations About Race with Your Clients
Event Date8/1/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will assist and guide child welfare staff in having the challenging discussions about race and current events, with their clients.
 
TitleTransitioning to Higher Education: Improving Outcomes for Youth from Foster Care
Event Date8/4/2017
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will explore the resources available to foster care case managers and resource families to support youth transitioning to higher education, including financial aid, career development and planning, and applying to higher education programs.
 
TitleHelp the Helper! Recognizing and Treating Compassion Fatigue
Event Date8/11/2017
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will present critical information for child welfare workers and other providers about compassion fatigue.
 
Title¿Qué? Help Me Understand! Latino or Hispanic? Implications for Practice That Go Beyond the Spanish Language
Event Date8/11/2017
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will acknowledge and look at the differences between those who speak the same language—Spanish—but come from many different countries, backgrounds, and cultures.
 
TitleSupporting Children Through Trauma and Grief
Event Date9/8/2017
LocationSt. Joseph
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionMost children will experience the death of a loved one before they complete their high school years.
 
TitleTrauma and Crisis Management for Children in Placement
Event Date9/15/2017
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttp://PamBogucki@ferris.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis trauma and crisis management training will provide participants with generalized information in regard to trauma.
 
TitlePromoting Healing Health and Wellness in Youth Who Have Been Sexually Abused and Experienced Other Trauma
Event Date9/21/2017
LocationHoughton
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will explore the unique experience of these youth while exploring their problems and needs.
 
collapse Audience : Foster Care Specialists ‎(34)
TitleIntergenerational Trauma and Our Work with Birth Parents: Understanding the Bridge to Success!
Event Date4/6/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will begin by discussing the need for screening for adult trauma exposure.
 
TitleIntegrated Self-care for Helping Professionals
Event Date4/7/2017
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://secure.touchnet.net/C21782_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=1&CATID=3
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will offer helping professionals an in-depth look at bodysensing approaches to self-care.
 
TitleImpact of Childhood Neglect on Early Development: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Event Date4/21/2017
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://secure.touchnet.net/C21782_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=1&CATID=3
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionExtensive research points toward the healing power of nurturing, responsive, and reliable relationships for young children who have experienced severe neglect.
 
Title"ARMBandS" for Effective Treatment
Event Date4/21/2017
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will discuss Attachment, Reaction, Meaning, Bonding, and Support (ARMBandS), addressing the emotional difficulties of many foster and adopted children who are unable to form secure attachments.
 
TitlePerspectives on Youth Substance Abuse
Event Date4/28/2017
LocationWarren
Registrationhttp://socialwork.wayne.edu/continuing-education/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Wayne State University
DescriptionThis training will provide information on emerging youth drug trends and the signs and symptoms of youth use.
 
TitleOperationalizing Retention-focused Management
Event Date4/28/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis workshop will give you tips and tools to use with your staff as well as ideas that you can employ to strengthen your skills.
 
TitleEngagement, Readiness for Change, and Transition Planning
Event Date5/2/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will take an in-depth look at three important aspects of child welfare that often do not garner the level of attention they should: client engagement, readiness for changes, and transition planning.
 
TitleUnderstanding Emotional and Mental Health Concerns of Youth
Event Date5/5/2017
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://Peter.Lauber@arbor.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionUnderstanding strategies that work with youth are in order to engage and support the client and their natural support systems.
 
TitleTaking a Pulse: Examining Compassion Fatigue in Child Welfare
Event Date5/11/2017
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/offices/continuing-education
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will engage participants in examining organizational and individual strategies to address compassion fatigue in child welfare settings.
 
TitleWorking with Children Who Have Attachment Issues
Event Date5/11/2017
LocationEast Lansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will outline the importance and significance of attachment for adopted children.
 
TitleYouth Transitioning Out of Foster Care
Event Date5/12/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will describe what is currently being done to help prepare foster youth for the transition to adulthood and summarize what we know from research about foster youth outcomes.
 
TitlePost Adoption Services: Assisting Adoptive Families to Avoid Disruption/Dissolution
Event Date5/16/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will discuss the types of post adoption services that are available to families in Michigan and the challenges that families face in accessing  post adoption services.
 
TitleEffective Placement Strategies for Children in Foster Care
Event Date5/19/2017
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttp://PamBogucki@ferris.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis placement training will provide participants with general information in relation to placement challenges.
 
TitleDid You Hear What I Said? Culture, Communication, and Conflict
Event Date5/26/2017
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training is a lesson in diversity, focusing on sharpening skills that you already have to build cross-cultural relationships but are not typically pushed/challenged to use.
 
TitleAddressing Suicide: A Culturally Responsive Approach to Prevention and Intervention
Event Date6/2/2017
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/offices/continuing-education
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will help participants gain a deeper understanding of suicide prevention and interventions in clinical practice.
 
TitleUnderstanding and Supporting Adoptive Families
Event Date6/6/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide a better understanding of those challenges as well as several strategies on how to best support adoptive families.
 
TitleUnderstanding and Supporting Adoptive Families
Event Date6/6/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide a better understanding of those challenges as well as several strategies on how to best support adoptive families.
 
TitleAccessing Special Education Supports for Children in Foster Care
Event Date6/8/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will explore the unique circumstances children in foster care face in the educational system.
 
TitleSupporting African-American Youth in Schools
Event Date6/9/2017
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://www.emich.edu/socialworkce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Eastern Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will explore strategies to support K-12 youth through mentoring.
 
TitlePsychological and Emotional Trauma in Children and Its Impact on Adoption/Foster Care and Family Development.
Event Date6/15/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThe emphasis will be on how these early childhood experiences impact the course of natural child development and how you can be more effective in providing suitable social support for your clients.
 
TitlePsychological and Emotional Trauma in Children and Its Impact on Adoption/Foster Care and Family Development.
Event Date6/15/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThe emphasis will be on how these early childhood experiences impact the course of natural child development and how you can be more effective in providing suitable social support for your clients.
 
TitleChild Welfare Workers: The Ethical Obligation and Opportunities to Advocate for Social Justice
Event Date6/19/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will explore a conceptual framework that challenges the traditional micro/macro-level practice dichotomy as it relates to the pursuit of social justice.
 
TitleEarly Education and Child Welfare Services: Working Together
Event Date6/22/2017
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will work with participants to identify the struggles and successes of combining the child. This training seeks to prepare you to understand secondary traumatic stress, the conditions that may impact their mental health and heart-space.
 
TitleHonoring and Empowering Adolescents
Event Date6/22/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionYou will learn about “normal” adolescent development, identify current issues teens face, as well as how trauma and environmental factors impact this developmental transition time.
 
TitleMoving Toward Cultural Intelligence
Event Date6/23/2017
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionA safe environment will be created to allow for interactive processing and open dialogue.
 
TitlePutting Your Own Mask on First: Understanding Secondary Traumatic Stress and Self-care in the Workplace
Event Date7/12/2017
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training seeks to prepare you to understand secondary traumatic stress, the conditions that may expose staff to secondary traumatic stress, and allow you the space to assess their exposure to workplace conditions that may impact their mental health.
 
TitleThe Welfare of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Their Families
Event Date8/1/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide information on the characteristics of autism spectrum disorders and the support families may need upon learning of  this diagnosis.
 
TitleHaving the Tough Conversations About Race with Your Clients
Event Date8/1/2017
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will assist and guide child welfare staff in having the challenging discussions about race and current events, with their clients.
 
TitleTransitioning to Higher Education: Improving Outcomes for Youth from Foster Care
Event Date8/4/2017
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will explore the resources available to foster care case managers and resource families to support youth transitioning to higher education, including financial aid, career development and planning, and applying to higher education programs.
 
Title¿Qué? Help Me Understand! Latino or Hispanic? Implications for Practice That Go Beyond the Spanish Language
Event Date8/11/2017
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will acknowledge and look at the differences between those who speak the same language—Spanish—but come from many different countries, backgrounds, and cultures.
 
TitleHelp the Helper! Recognizing and Treating Compassion Fatigue
Event Date8/11/2017
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will present critical information for child welfare workers and other providers about compassion fatigue.
 
TitleSupporting Children Through Trauma and Grief
Event Date9/8/2017
LocationSt. Joseph
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionMost children will experience the death of a loved one before they complete their high school years.
 
TitleTrauma and Crisis Management for Children in Placement
Event Date9/15/2017
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttp://PamBogucki@ferris.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis trauma and crisis management training will provide participants with generalized information in regard to trauma.
 
TitlePromoting Healing Health and Wellness in Youth Who Have Been Sexually Abused and Experienced Other Trauma
Event Date9/21/2017
LocationHoughton
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will explore the unique experience of these youth while exploring their problems and needs.
 
collapse Audience : Foster Care Supervisors ‎(1)
TitleMiTEAM Supervision and Mentoring
Event Date4/21/2017
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training will reinforce the role of the supervisor in coaching practice skills, modeling best practices, and providing timely feedback to case managers to achieve core outcomes with children and their families.
 
collapse Audience : Prosecuting Attorneys ‎(2)
TitleForensic Interviewing of Children of Mackinac
Event DateMay 22-23, 2017
LocationMackinac Island
Registrationhttp://www.michiganprosecutor.org/training/training-calendar
ProviderPAAM
DescriptionThe training is designed to increase your understanding of the primary features of forensic interviewing and provide information to enhance your interviewing skills.
 
TitleForensic Interviewing: The Next Step
Event DateJune 14-16, 2017
LocationBellaire
Registrationhttp://www.michiganprosecutor.org/training/training-calendar
ProviderPAAM
DescriptionThe training is designed to increase your understanding of the primary features of forensic interviewing and provide information to enhance your interviewing skills.
 
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This project was funded by a federal Children’s Justice Act grant to the Governor’s Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect administered through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, under Section 107(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), and (f) of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) (42 U.S.C. 5106c et seq.) as amended by Public Law (P.L.) 111-320 enacted December 20, 2012, and the Victims of Crime Act of 1984, as amended (42 U.S.C. 10603 et seq.). In addition, this is a project of the Governor’s Task Force on Child Abuse Neglect, chaired by the Hon. John Hohman, ret. Chief Judge, Monroe County Probate Court, and the State Court Administrative Office.

 
 
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