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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.


Click here for Training ​​​​Provider Contact Information​​​

Wish to ad​d a trainin​g program?

To inquire about adding a training program to the Training Clearinghouse, please contact Kate McPherson at McphersonK@courts.mi.gov​ or (517) 373-5322.


Trainings ​

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collapse Audience : Adoption Workers ‎(6)
TitleHow Can We Help? Addressing the Emotional and Mental Health Concerns of Children and Youth
Event Date8/10/2020
LocationEscanaba, MI
Registrationhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-can-we-help-addressing-the-emotional-andmental- health-concerns-of-children-and-youth-tickets-77935740899
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will focus on the emotional and mental health concerns impacting children and youth. Understanding attachment and the role it plays in emotional and mental health development is critical when working with children, youth, and their families.
 
TitleChild Sexual Abuse Awareness, Prevention, Investigation, and Treatment Education
Event Date8/28/2020
LocationSt. Joseph, MI
Registrationhttps://www.andrews.edu/cas/socialwork/continuing/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training, Darkness to Light – Stewards of Children (www.d2l.org), is an evidence-informed, award-winning training that teaches adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
 
TitleChild Welfare Workers: The Ethical Obligation and Opportunities to Advocate for Social Justice
Event Date8/5/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://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.
 
TitleLGBTQIA+ Youth in Foster Care: Recognizing, Responding, and Managing Emotional Pain
Event Date9/11/2020
LocationAnn Arbor, MI
Registrationhttps://ssw.umich.edu/continuing-education/catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will provide an overview of the prevalence of mental health concerns of LGBTQIA+ youth, introduce emotional pain as a concept to consider and methods to deliver services in accordance to ethical standards and obligations.
 
TitleHonoring and Empowering Adolescents
Event Date9/16/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will review “normal” adolescent development, identify current issues teens face, as well as how trauma and environmental factors impact this developmental transition time.
 
TitleSuicide Prevention Tools: QPR, C-SSRS, and Safety Plans
Event Date9/18/2020
LocationGrand Rapids, MI
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training will equip participants to more thoroughly address suicide risk with three nationally recognized, evidence-based prevention tools. Participants will learn QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer), which is coined as the CPR for mental health.
 
collapse Audience : All Child Welfare Professionals ‎(1)
TitleParent-Child Interaction Therapy: A Transdiagnostic Model to Reduce Toxic Stress in Young Children
Event Date8/28/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php (under Topics of Interest “Webinars” or search course number)
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide an overview of the Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) approach and how high-risk and underserved families benefit from this intervention.
 
collapse Audience : Children's Protective Services Specialists ‎(8)
TitleForensic Interviewing: The Next Step (3-day training)
Event Date08/17/2020 - 08/19/2020
LocationTBD
Registrationhttps://www.ciclt.net/sn/events/e_signup.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=501687&RegType=ATT
ProviderProsecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan
DescriptionThe training is designed to increase your understanding of the primary features of forensic interviewing and provide information to enhance your interviewing skills.
 
TitleHow Can We Help? Addressing the Emotional and Mental Health Concerns of Children and Youth
Event Date8/10/2020
LocationEscanaba, MI
Registrationhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-can-we-help-addressing-the-emotional-andmental- health-concerns-of-children-and-youth-tickets-77935740899
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will focus on the emotional and mental health concerns impacting children and youth. Understanding attachment and the role it plays in emotional and mental health development is critical when working with children, youth, and their families.
 
TitleChild Sexual Abuse Awareness, Prevention, Investigation, and Treatment Education
Event Date8/28/2020
LocationSt. Joseph, MI
Registrationhttps://www.andrews.edu/cas/socialwork/continuing/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training, Darkness to Light – Stewards of Children (www.d2l.org), is an evidence-informed, award-winning training that teaches adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
 
TitleParent-Child Interaction Therapy: A Transdiagnostic Model to Reduce Toxic Stress in Young Children
Event Date8/28/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide an overview of the Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) approach and how high-risk and underserved families benefit from this intervention.
 
TitleChild Welfare Workers: The Ethical Obligation and Opportunities to Advocate for Social Justice
Event Date8/5/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://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.
 
TitleLGBTQIA+ Youth in Foster Care: Recognizing, Responding, and Managing Emotional Pain
Event Date9/11/2020
LocationAnn Arbor, MI
Registrationhttps://ssw.umich.edu/continuing-education/catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will provide an overview of the prevalence of mental health concerns of LGBTQIA+ youth, introduce emotional pain as a concept to consider and methods to deliver services in accordance to ethical standards and obligations.
 
TitleHonoring and Empowering Adolescents
Event Date9/16/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will review “normal” adolescent development, identify current issues teens face, as well as how trauma and environmental factors impact this developmental transition time.
 
TitleSuicide Prevention Tools: QPR, C-SSRS, and Safety Plans
Event Date9/18/2020
LocationGrand Rapids, MI
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis training will equip participants to more thoroughly address suicide risk with three nationally recognized, evidence-based prevention tools. Participants will learn QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer), which is coined as the CPR for mental health.
 
collapse Audience : Court Staff ‎(1)
TitleChild Welfare Workers: The Ethical Obligation and Opportunities to Advocate for Social Justice
Event Date8/5/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://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.
 
collapse Audience : Foster Care Specialists ‎(7)
TitleHow Can We Help? Addressing the Emotional and Mental Health Concerns of Children and Youth
Event Date8/10/2020
LocationEscanaba, MI
Registrationhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-can-we-help-addressing-the-emotional-andmental- health-concerns-of-children-and-youth-tickets-77935740899
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will focus on the emotional and mental health concerns impacting children and youth. Understanding attachment and the role it plays in emotional and mental health development is critical when working with children, youth, and their families.
 
TitleChild Sexual Abuse Awareness, Prevention, Investigation, and Treatment Education
Event Date8/28/2020
LocationSt. Joseph, MI
Registrationhttps://www.andrews.edu/cas/socialwork/continuing/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training, Darkness to Light – Stewards of Children (www.d2l.org), is an evidence-informed, award-winning training that teaches adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
 
TitleParent-Child Interaction Therapy: A Transdiagnostic Model to Reduce Toxic Stress in Young Children
Event Date8/28/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide an overview of the Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) approach and how high-risk and underserved families benefit from this intervention.
 
TitleChild Welfare Workers: The Ethical Obligation and Opportunities to Advocate for Social Justice
Event Date8/5/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://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.
 
TitleLGBTQIA+ Youth in Foster Care: Recognizing, Responding, and Managing Emotional Pain
Event Date9/11/2020
LocationAnn Arbor, MI
Registrationhttps://ssw.umich.edu/continuing-education/catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will provide an overview of the prevalence of mental health concerns of LGBTQIA+ youth, introduce emotional pain as a concept to consider and methods to deliver services in accordance to ethical standards and obligations.
 
TitleHonoring and Empowering Adolescents
Event Date9/16/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will review “normal” adolescent development, identify current issues teens face, as well as how trauma and environmental factors impact this developmental transition time.
 
TitleSuicide Prevention Tools: QPR, C-SSRS, and Safety Plans
Event Date9/18/2020
LocationGrand Rapids, MI
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training will equip participants to more thoroughly address suicide risk with three nationally recognized, evidence-based prevention tools. Participants will learn QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer), which is coined as the CPR for mental health.
 
collapse Audience : Law Enforcement ‎(3)
TitleForensic Interviewing: The Next Step (3-day training)
Event Date08/17/2020 - 08/19/2020
LocationTBD
Registrationhttps://www.ciclt.net/sn/events/e_signup.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=501687&RegType=ATT
ProviderProsecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan
DescriptionThe training is designed to increase your understanding of the primary features of forensic interviewing and provide information to enhance your interviewing skills.
 
TitleCops in Court
Event Date08/19/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://www.ciclt.net/sn/cal/c_detail.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=100367
ProviderProsecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan
DescriptionTopics that will be covered in this half-day training include Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and how to educate a jury about them, how to handle common OWI defense challenges on the stand, and the do’s and don’ts of cross examination.
 
TitleLethal Weapon (2-day training)
Event Date09/23/2020 - 09/24/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://www.ciclt.net/sn/cal/c_detail.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=100369
ProviderProsecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan
DescriptionThis two-day webinar series will prepare you for any vehicular manslaughter or crash reconstruction trial.
 
collapse Audience : Prosecuting Attorneys ‎(6)
TitleNuts & Bolts of OWI Areests
Event Date08/13/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://www.ciclt.net/sn/cal/c_detail.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=100365
ProviderProsecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan
DescriptionFEATURED TOPICS: OWI Investigations, Overview of the MSP Laboratory, The Seven Drug Categories, OWI Defense Challenges, Traffic Safety Legal Update
 
TitleCops in Court
Event Date08/19/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://www.ciclt.net/sn/cal/c_detail.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=100367
ProviderProsecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan
DescriptionTopics that will be covered in this half-day training include Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and how to educate a jury about them, how to handle common OWI defense challenges on the stand, and the do’s and don’ts of cross examination.
 
TitlePAAM 93rd Annual Conference (3-day training)
Event Date08/25/2020 - 08/27/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://www.ciclt.net/sn/cal/c_detail.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=100375
ProviderProsecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan
Description
 
TitleFelony Trial Practice via Webinar
Event Date09/15/2020 - 09/16/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://www.ciclt.net/sn/cal/c_detail.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=100371
ProviderProsecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan
DescriptionDetails to be announced.
 
TitleLethal Weapon (2-day training)
Event Date09/23/2020 - 09/24/2020
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttps://www.ciclt.net/sn/cal/c_detail.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=100369
ProviderProsecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan
DescriptionThis two-day webinar series will prepare you for any vehicular manslaughter or crash reconstruction trial.
 
TitleVisual Trial School (3-day training)
Event Date10/26/2020 - 10/28/2020
LocationGrand Rapids, MI
Registrationhttps://www.ciclt.net/sn/cal/c_detail.aspx?ClientCode=paam&E_ID=100373
ProviderProsecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan
DescriptionDetails to be announced.
 
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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 Detective Annie M. Harrison of the Ingham County Sheriff's Office.

 
 
logos: Children's Bureau; Mich Dept Health and Human Services; Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan; US Dept of Health and Human Services; Mich Federation for Children and Families; Andrews University; Eastern Michigan University; Ferris State University; Grand Valley State University; Michigan State University; Spring Arbor University; University of Michigan; Western Michigan University; and Wayne State University