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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 Darla Brandon at BrandonD@courts.mi.gov or (517) 373-8036.

  
  
  
  
  
  
collapse Audience : All Child Welfare Professionals ‎(2)
TitleChild Sexual Abuse
Event Date08/01/2019
LocationEast Lansing
Registrationhttps://080119childsexualabuse.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionParticipants will gain an understanding of how the motivation of offenders provides critical insight to a broader understanding of the issues to be addressed.
 
TitleHeart of ICWA & MIFPA Statewide Training Conference
Event Date08/14/2019
LocationPetoskey
Registrationhttps://082119icwamifpa.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services
DescriptionThis training will provide participants with an overview of the Michigan Indian Family Preservation Act & the Indian Child Welfare Act.
 
  
  
  
  
  
  
collapse Audience : Adoption Workers  ‎(4)
TitleChild Welfare Essentials and Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date07/23/2019
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttps://072319cwelivonia.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 in Michigan.
 
TitleMental Health in the Foster Home: Coaching Foster Parents in Suicide Prevention
Event Date7/25/2019
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/CE/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this training, you will learn strategies for coaching foster parents on issues of mental health awareness and suicide prevention.
 
TitleFamily Interventions and Therapy for Adolescent Substance Abuse
Event Date7/25/2019
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/CE/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will discuss different levels of parent and family interaction in different phases of an adolescent’s treatment.
 
TitleTaking Care of Yourself: Identifying and Intervening in Secondary Trauma
Event Date9/5/2019
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttps://www.ferris.edu/socialwork/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis training will focus on identifying those impacts and learning how we hold trauma in our bodies.
 
collapse Audience : Children's Protective Services Specialists ‎(7)
TitleForensic Interviewing: The Next Step Grand Rapids
Event Date7/22/2019
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttps://www.ciclt.net/sn/events/e_signup.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=501223&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 Date07/23/2019
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttps://072319cwelivonia.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 in Michigan.
 
TitleMental Health in the Foster Home: Coaching Foster Parents in Suicide Prevention
Event Date7/25/2019
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/CE/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this training, you will learn strategies for coaching foster parents on issues of mental health awareness and suicide prevention.
 
TitleFamily Interventions and Therapy for Adolescent Substance Abuse
Event Date7/25/2019
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/CE/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will discuss different levels of parent and family interaction in different phases of an adolescent’s treatment.
 
TitleHow to Support LGBT+ Children in Child Welfare
Event Date8/2/2019
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/cas/socialwork/continuing
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThe purpose of this training is to teach attendees about the unique experiences and needs of children who are LGBT+, to identify the common mental and social health risks of this population, and to provide social workers with tools to help families.
 
TitleFoster Care Review Board Program: Who We Are, What We Do and What to Expect
Event Date08/09/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://fcrb080919.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services
DescriptionThis web-based meet-up will provide participants with an overview of Michigan's Foster Care Review Board Program.
 
TitleTaking Care of Yourself: Identifying and Intervening in Secondary Trauma
Event Date9/5/2019
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttps://www.ferris.edu/socialwork/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis training will focus on identifying those impacts and learning how we hold trauma in our bodies.
 
collapse Audience : Foster Care Specialists ‎(6)
TitleChild Welfare Essentials and Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date07/23/19
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttps://072319cwelivonia.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 in Michigan.
 
TitleMental Health in the Foster Home: Coaching Foster Parents in Suicide Prevention
Event Date7/25/2019
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/CE/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this training, you will learn strategies for coaching foster parents on issues of mental health awareness and suicide prevention.
 
TitleFamily Interventions and Therapy for Adolescent Substance Abuse
Event Date7/25/2019
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/CE/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will discuss different levels of parent and family interaction in different phases of an adolescent’s treatment.
 
TitleHow to Support LGBT+ Children in Child Welfare
Event Date8/2/2019
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/cas/socialwork/continuing
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThe purpose of this training is to teach attendees about the unique experiences and needs of children who are LGBT+, to identify the common mental and social health risks of this population, and to provide social workers with tools to help families.
 
TitleThe Foster Care Review Board Program: Who We Are, What We Do and What to Expect
Event Date08/09/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://fcrb080919.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services
DescriptionThis web-based meet-up will provide participants with an overview of Michigan's Foster Care Review Board Program.
 
TitleTaking Care of Yourself: Identifying and Intervening in Secondary Trauma
Event Date9/5/2019
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttps://www.ferris.edu/socialwork/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis training will focus on  identifying those impacts and learning how we hold trauma in our bodies.
 
collapse Audience : Law Enforcement ‎(1)
TitleForensic Interviewing: The Next Step Grand Rapids
Event Date7/22/2019
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttps://www.ciclt.net/sn/events/e_signup.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=501223&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.
 
collapse Audience : Lawyer-Guardians Ad Litem ‎(1)
TitleChild Welfare Essentials and Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date07/23/2019
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttps://072319cwelivonia.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 in Michigan.
 
collapse Audience : Parent Attorneys ‎(1)
TitleChild Welfare Essentials and Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date07/23/2019
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttps://072319cwelivonia.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 in Michigan.
 
collapse Audience : Prosecuting Attorneys ‎(2)
TitleForensic Interviewing: The Next Step Grand Rapids
Event Date7/22/2019
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttps://www.ciclt.net/sn/events/e_signup.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=501223&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 Date07/23/2019
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttps://072319cwelivonia.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 in Michigan.
 
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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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