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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 

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

  
  
  
  
  
  
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collapse Audience : Adoption Workers  ‎(5)
TitleSubstance Abuse: Upgrading Skills and Supporting Families
Event Date12/8/17
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://www.emich.edu/socialworkce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Eastern Michigan University
DescriptionThis training is designed for professionals to refresh and sharpen their substance use assessment skills.
 
TitleFamily-based Approaches to Working With Vulnerable Families Struggling With Addiction
Event Date1/26/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/offices/continuing-education
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will focus on family-based preventive interventions.
 
TitleWorking With Parents Who Have Mental Illness:
Event Date2/16/2018
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionYou will focus on understanding and working with families with a parent with a mental illness.
 
TitleSelf-care as Professional Self-investment:
Event Date2/16/2018
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionYou will learn to define secondary traumatic stress and the conditions that may expose staff to secondary traumatic stress, and begin to assess your exposure to workplace conditions that may impact your mental health and heart-space.
 
TitleNavigating the Michigan Department of Education System for Children With Delays/Disabilities
Event Date2/16/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/offices/continuing-education
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionParticipants will gain a basic understanding of the system set up in Michigan for children birth through 12th grade, who have delays or disabilities.
 
collapse Audience : Children's Protective Services Specialists ‎(6)
TitleForensic Interviewing of Children
Event Date12/7/2017
LocationFrankenmuth
Registrationhttp://www.michiganprosecutor.org/training/training-calendar
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.
 
TitleSubstance Abuse: Upgrading Skills and Supporting Families
Event Date12/8/17
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://www.emich.edu/socialworkce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Eastern Michigan University
DescriptionThis training is designed for professionals to refresh and sharpen their substance use assessment skills.
 
Title“Princesses Don’t Deserve to be Hit”: How to Successfully Testify, Prepare, and Appeal Proof Child Protective Proceedings.
Event Date1/19/2018
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training will enable Children’s Protective Services workers to improve their understanding of the role they play in court proceedings by further focusing on practical ways they can prepare for court participation in child welfare proceedings.
 
TitleWorking With Parents Who Have Mental Illness:
Event Date2/16/2018
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionYou will focus on understanding and working with families with a parent with a mental illness.
 
TitleSelf-care as Professional Self-investment:
Event Date2/16/2018
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionYou will learn to define secondary traumatic stress and the conditions that may expose staff to secondary traumatic stress, and begin to assess your exposure to workplace conditions that may impact your mental health and heart-space.
 
TitleNavigating the Michigan Department of Education System for Children With Delays/Disabilities
Event Date2/16/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/offices/continuing-education
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionParticipants will gain a basic understanding of the system set up in Michigan for children birth through 12th grade, who have delays or disabilities.
 
collapse Audience : Children's Services Specialists ‎(1)
TitleFamily-based Approaches to Working With Vulnerable Families Struggling With Addiction
Event Date1/26/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/offices/continuing-education
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will focus on family-based preventive interventions.
 
collapse Audience : Foster Care Specialists ‎(6)
TitleSubstance Abuse: Upgrading Skills and Supporting Families
Event Date12/8/17
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://www.emich.edu/socialworkce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Eastern Michigan University
DescriptionThis training is designed for professionals to refresh and sharpen their substance use assessment skills.
 
TitleFamily-based Approaches to Working With Vulnerable Families Struggling With Addiction
Event Date1/26/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/offices/continuing-education
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will focus on family-based preventive interventions.
 
TitleWorking With Parents Who Have Mental Illness:
Event Date2/16/2018
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionYou will focus on understanding and working with families with a parent with a mental illness.
 
TitleSelf-care as Professional Self-investment:
Event Date2/16/2018
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionYou will learn to define secondary traumatic stress and the conditions that may expose staff to secondary traumatic stress, and begin to assess your exposure to workplace conditions that may impact your mental health and heart-space.
 
TitleNavigating the Michigan Department of Education System for Children With Delays/Disabilities
Event Date2/16/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/offices/continuing-education
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionParticipants will gain a basic understanding of the system set up in Michigan for children birth through 12th grade, who have delays or disabilities.
 
TitleFoster Children, Behaviors, and Special Education Services
Event Date2/23/2018
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 having the challenging discussions about needs and behaviors of their clients in the education setting.
 
collapse Audience : Lawyer-Guardians Ad Litem ‎(1)
TitleLawyer-Guardian Ad Litem "Boot Camp"
Event Date1/12/18
LocationMichigan Hall of Justice
Registrationhttps://011218lgal.eventbrite.com/
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services
DescriptionTopics will include the roles and responsibilities of an LGAL, incorporating recent caselaw into practice, child development, and adverse childhood experiences.  Information will also be provided about the Forensic Interview Protocol.
 
collapse Audience : Prosecuting Attorneys ‎(1)
TitleForensic Interviewing of Children
Event Date12/7/2017
LocationFrankenmuth
Registrationhttp://www.michiganprosecutor.org/training/training-calendar
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.
 
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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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