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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 Darla Brandon at BrandonD@courts.mi.gov or (517) 373-26218036.

  
  
  
  
  
  
collapse Audience : All Child Welfare Professionals ‎(2)
TitleChild Sexual Abuse: Identification, Intervention, Safety, and Healing
Event Date6/12/18
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttps://061218childsexualabuse.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionThis training will provide participants with the legal and behavioral definitions of child sexual abuse, discuss the prevalence of child sexual abuse, and review data regarding perpetrators and victims in both Michigan and the United States.
 
TitleTestifying in Court for Non-Lawyers (Child Protective Proceedings)
Event Date7/11/18
LocationBattle Creek
Registrationhttps://071118testifyingincourt.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionThis full-day training will feature the components of witness testimony and courtroom hearing procedures.
 
  
  
  
  
  
  
collapse Audience : Adoption Workers ‎(9)
TitleSecondary Trauma: Witnessing Trauma in the Workplace
Event Date6/1/2018
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttps://ferris.edu/HTMLS/fsucatlg/homepage.htm
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis training is designed to help CPS, foster care, and adoption workers (as well as supervisors) to learn about the symptoms and characteristics of secondary trauma.
 
TitleFrom Stress to Satisfaction: Healing Vicarious Trauma, Building Resilience, and Promoting Growth in the Workplace
Event Date6/14/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/conted
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis workshop will cover the recent literature supporting the benefts of building resilience for social work.
 
TitleNavigating Higher Education for Youth Exiting Foster Care or Adopted from Foster Care
Event Date6/22/2018
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training will assist and guide child welfare staf f in identifying resources for youth who are currently in foster care or who were adopted from foster care, for higher education.
 
TitleChild Welfare Essentials and Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date7/12/18
LocationBattle Creek
Registrationhttps://071218childwelfareessentials.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionThis training will provide participants with an overview of the legal framework governing child protective proceedings, including applicable statutes, court rules, and DHHS policy.
 
TitleAssessment and Treatment Strategies for Opioid Dependence and Pain Management
Event Date7/26/2018
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this training, you will learn about the importance of an appropriate and comprehensive diagnosis to determine treatment interventions.
 
TitleUnderstanding Trauma in Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Children and Youth
Event Date7/26/2018
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this training, you will learn working definitions of terms, including: Transgender, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, Intersex, Gender Nonconforming, Non-Binary, Intersex, the Continuum of Gender, Gender Transition, and Ally.
 
TitleEnsuring Permanency by Enhancing Secure Attachments
Event Date8/24/18
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will explore how and why attachment is an essential factor in ensuring child safety, security, and trust.
 
TitleEngaging Older Youth in Permanency Planning: To Be Adopted or Not to Be Adopted?
Event Date9/12/2018
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar, you will learn to engage older youth in foster care who may be resistant to or have mixed feelings about permanency.
 
TitleWhy Microaggressions Matter in Child Welfare
Event Date9/21/18
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionIn this training, participants will learn about the effects of microaggressions on vulnerable populations.
 
collapse Audience : Children's Protective Services Specialists ‎(8)
TitleSecondary Trauma: Witnessing Trauma in the Workplace
Event Date6/1/2018
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttps://ferris.edu/HTMLS/fsucatlg/homepage.htm
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis training is designed to help CPS, foster care, and adoption workers (as well as supervisors) to learn about the symptoms and characteristics of secondary trauma.
 
TitleFrom Stress to Satisfaction: Healing Vicarious Trauma, Building Resilience, and Promoting Growth in the Workplace
Event Date6/14/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/conted
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis workshop will cover the recent literature supporting the benefts of building resilience for social work.
 
TitleForensic Interviewing: The Next Step Traverse City
Event Date6/26/18
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttp://www.ciclt.net/sn/events/e_signup.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=501033&RegType=ATT
ProviderProsecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan, Child Abuse Training Services
DescriptionThe training is designed to increase your understanding of the primary features of forensic interviewing and provide information to enhance your interviewing skills.
 
TitleChild Welfare Essentials and Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date7/12/18
LocationBattle Creek
Registrationhttps://071218childwelfareessentials.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionThis training will provide participants with an overview of the legal framework governing child protective proceedings, including applicable statutes, court rules, and DHHS policy.
 
TitleAssessment and Treatment Strategies for Opioid Dependence and Pain Management
Event Date7/26/2018
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this training, you will learn about the importance of an appropriate and comprehensive diagnosis to determine treatment interventions.
 
TitleUnderstanding Trauma in Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Children and Youth
Event Date7/26/2018
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this training, you will learn working definitions of terms, including: Transgender, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, Intersex, Gender Nonconforming, Non-Binary, Intersex, the Continuum of Gender, Gender Transition, and Ally.
 
TitleEnsuring Permanency by Enhancing Secure Attachments
Event Date8/24/18
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will explore how and why attachment is an essential factor in ensuring child safety, security, and trust.
 
TitleWhy Microaggressions Matter in Child Welfare
Event Date9/21/18
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionIn this training, participants will learn about the effects of microaggressions on vulnerable populations.
 
collapse Audience : Foster Care Specialists ‎(8)
TitleSecondary Trauma: Witnessing Trauma in the Workplace
Event Date6/1/2018
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttps://ferris.edu/HTMLS/fsucatlg/homepage.htm
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis training is designed to help CPS, foster care, and adoption workers (as well as supervisors) to learn about the symptoms and characteristics of secondary trauma.
 
TitleFrom Stress to Satisfaction: Healing Vicarious Trauma, Building Resilience, and Promoting Growth in the Workplace
Event Date6/14/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/conted
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis workshop will cover the recent literature supporting the benefts of building resilience for social work.
 
TitleNavigating Higher Education for Youth Exiting Foster Care or Adopted from Foster Care
Event Date6/22/2018
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training will assist and guide child welfare staff in identifying resources for youth who are currently in foster care or who were adopted from foster care, for higher education.
 
TitleAssessment and Treatment Strategies for Opioid Dependence and Pain Management
Event Date7/26/2018
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this training, you will learn about the importance of an appropriate and comprehensive diagnosis to determine treatment interventions.
 
TitleUnderstanding Trauma in Transgender and Gender Non-conforming Children and Youth
Event Date7/26/2018
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this training, you will learn working definitions of terms, including: Transgender, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, Intersex, Gender Nonconforming, Non-Binary, Intersex, the Continuum of Gender, Gender Transition, and Ally.
 
TitleEnsuring Permanency by Enhancing Secure Attachments
Event Date8/24/18
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will explore how and why attachment is an essential factor in ensuring child safety, security, and trust.
 
TitleEngaging Older Youth in Permanency Planning: To Be Adopted or Not to Be Adopted?
Event Date9/12/2018
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar, you will learn to engage older youth in foster care who may be resistant to or have mixed feelings about permanency.
 
TitleWhy Microaggressions Matter in Child Welfare
Event Date9/21/18
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionIn this training, participants will learn about the effects of microaggressions on vulnerable populations.
 
collapse Audience : Lawyer-Guardians Ad Litem ‎(2)
TitleChild Welfare Proceedings: Essentials, Updates & Best Practices for the Representation of Parents and Children
Event Date6/4/18
LocationMt. Clemens
Registrationhttp://www.Macombbar.org
ProviderMacomb County Bar Association's Juvenile Law Committee
DescriptionThis training meets the requirements for Macomb County court appointments. The cost to attend is $25 and includes lunch and handouts.
 
TitleChild Welfare Essentials and Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date7/12/18
LocationBattle Creek
Registrationhttps://071218childwelfareessentials.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionThis training will provide participants with an overview of the legal framework governing child protective proceedings, including applicable statutes, court rules, and DHHS policy.
 
collapse Audience : Parent Attorneys ‎(2)
TitleChild Welfare Proceedings: Essentials, Updates & Best Practices for the Representation of Parents and Children
Event Date6/4/18
LocationMt. Clemens
Registrationhttp://www.Macombbar.org
ProviderMacomb County Bar Association's Juvenile Law Committee
DescriptionThis training meets the requirements for Macomb County court appointments. The cost to attend is $25 and includes lunch and handouts.
 
TitleChild Welfare Essentials and Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date7/12/18
LocationBattle Creek
Registrationhttps://071218childwelfareessentials.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionThis training will provide participants with an overview of the legal framework governing child protective proceedings, including applicable statutes, court rules, and DHHS policy.
 
collapse Audience : Prosecuting Attorneys ‎(2)
TitleForensic Interviewing: The Next Step Traverse City
Event Date6/26/18
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttp://www.ciclt.net/sn/events/e_signup.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=501033&RegType=ATT
ProviderProsecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan, Child Abuse Training Services
DescriptionThe training is designed to increase your understanding of the primary features of forensic interviewing and provide information to enhance your interviewing skills.
 
TitleChild Welfare Essentials and Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date7/12/18
LocationBattle Creek
Registrationhttps://071218childwelfareessentials.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionThis training will provide participants with an overview of the legal framework governing child protective proceedings, including applicable statutes, court rules, and DHHS policy.
 
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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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