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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.

  
  
  
  
  
  
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collapse Audience : Adoption Workers ‎(10)
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.
 
TitleCourtroom Confidence for Child Welfare Caseworkers
Event Date8/25/17
LocationPort Huron
Registrationhttps://082517courtroomconfidence.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services
DescriptionThis training will provide child welfare caseworkers with information and tools to build confidence and navigate the courtroom.
 
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 ‎(11)
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.
 
TitleTestifying in Court for Non-Lawyers
Event DateJuly 13, 2017
LocationGaylord
Registrationhttps://testify071317.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services
DescriptionThis full-day training will feature the components of witness testimony and courtroom hearing procedures. 
 
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.
 
TitleCourtroom Confidence for Child Welfare Caseworkers
Event Date8/25/17
LocationPort Huron
Registrationhttps://082517courtroomconfidence.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administration Office, Child Welfare Services
DescriptionThis training will provide child welfare caseworkers with information and tools to build confidence and navigate the courtroom.
 
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 ‎(11)
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.
 
TitleTestifying in Court for Non-Lawyers
Event DateJuly 13, 2017
LocationGaylord
Registrationhttps://testify071317.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services
DescriptionThis full-day training will feature the components of witness testimony and courtroom hearing procedures.
 
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.
 
TitleCourtroom Confidence for Child Welfare Caseworkers
Event Date8/25/17
LocationPort Huron
Registrationhttps://082517courtroomconfidence.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services
DescriptionThis training will provide child welfare caseworkers with information and tools to build confidence and navigate the courtroom.
 
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 : Tribes ‎(1)
TitleTestifying in Court for Non-Lawyers
Event DateJuly 13, 2017
LocationGaylord
Registrationhttps://testify071317.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services
DescriptionThis full-day training will feature the components of witness testimony and courtroom hearing procedures.
 
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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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