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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 ‎(1)
TitleThe Governor's Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect 23rd Annual Summit
Event Date11/14/2019
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttps://2019gtfcan.eventbrite.com/
ProviderGovernor's Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect
DescriptionThis training will present on the stigma that surrounds substance use.
 
  
  
  
  
  
  
collapse Audience : Adoption Workers  ‎(15)
TitleInterdisciplinary Collaboration for Permanency
Event Date10/18/2019
LocationFlint
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ce/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will explore interdisciplinary collaboration between child welfare workers and the courts, schools, and other agencies toward permanency.
 
TitleGiving a Voice to the Voiceless
Event Date10/25/19
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/giving-a-voice-to-the-voiceless-tickets-63113517229
ProviderDDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will focus on the charge social workers have to ensure proper self-reflection and self-care.
 
TitleEngaging Diversity and Difference: Creating A Sense of Belonging for Multicultural Children in the Child Welfare System
Event Date11/9/19
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://wmich.edu/hhs/academics/continuing-ed
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University In-Service
DescriptionThis training will examine the importance of belonging, with an emphasis on multicultural children in the child welfare system.
 
TitleFostering Recovery with Clients Struggling with Substance Use
Event Date11/14/2019
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ce/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training is designed to give you an overview and understanding of current approaches and interventions for clients who have substance use issues.
 
TitleRecruitment and Retention of Resource Families: A Customer Service Approach
Event Date11/15/19
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/cas/socialwork/continuing
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionMaximize your time and agency resources on recruitment and retention strategies that really work.
 
TitleAddressing Suicide: A Culturally Responsive Approach to Prevention and Intervention
Event Date11/15/19
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will help participants gain a deeper understanding of suicide prevention and interventions in clinical practice with children and adolescents.
 
TitleTrauma and Crisis Management
Event Date11/22/2019
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/cas/socialwork/continuing
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will provide insight into the neurobiology of the brain and ways to support clients who have been traumatized.
 
TitleHuman Trafficking and Child Welfare Youth: Vulnerabilities, Luring, and Trauma
Event Date12/6/2019
LocationYpsilanti
Registrationhttps://www.emich.edu/chhs/sw/activities/index.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Eastern Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will assist child welfare workers in understanding what human trafficking looks like in regard to foster care and protective services and what they need to be aware of and assess for.
 
TitleBest Practices for Domestic Violence Offenders
Event Date12/15/19
LocationLansing
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ce/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will help you better identify cases that involve domestic violence, recognize lethality indicators, and understand appropriate referral resources for effective interventions.
 
TitleEducational Supports for Youth in Care
Event Date12/18/2019
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttps://www.ferris.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis training will explore the special education evaluation process and the criteria for each IDEA-defined disability, along with classroom support options for general and special education students.
 
TitleAddressing Trauma, Grief and Loss in Children and Youth
Event Date1/7/2020
LocationLansing
Registrationhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/addressing-trauma-grief-and-loss-in-children-andyouth- tickets-63111363788
ProviderDDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will focus on the impact of trauma, grief, and loss on children and youth. Understanding the linkage between trauma, grief, and loss is critical when working with children, youth, and their families.
 
TitleExamining White Fragility Through the Lens of Racial Battle Fatigue
Event Date1/10/2020
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionDiscuss the dynamics of transference of roles as the aggrieved takes on the role of the consoler.
 
TitleEssential Strategies for Effective Trauma-Informed Supervision in Child Welfare
Event Date2/7/2020
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionFront-line supervisors are the most important link in the chain of staff satisfaction, growth, and quality work. A number of studies have indicated that supervision is the most important aspect of employment.
 
TitleThe Power of Pride: Tools for Supporting Families of Children with Disabilities
Event Date2/7/2020
LocationFlint
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ce/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will present tools participants can begin using in their own lives as well as the lives of the families they serve.
 
TitleStages and Levels of Cross-Cultural Competence Development: From Theory to Application
Event Date2/11/2020
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://wmich.edu/hhs/academics/continuing-ed
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will help you recognize how to address biases and negative stereotypes, how to develop relevant professional skills, and how to adapt service delivery to the current needs of the diverse populations you serve.
 
collapse Audience : Children's Protective Services Specialists ‎(14)
TitleGiving a Voice to the Voiceless
Event Date10/25/19
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/giving-a-voice-to-the-voiceless-tickets-63113517229
ProviderDDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will focus on the charge social workers have to ensure proper self-reflection and self-care.
 
TitleEngaging Diversity and Difference: Creating A Sense of Belonging for Multicultural Children in the Child Welfare System
Event Date11/9/19
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://wmich.edu/hhs/academics/continuing-ed
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will examine the importance of belonging, with an emphasis on multicultural children in the child welfare system.
 
TitleFostering Recovery with Clients Struggling with Substance Use
Event Date11/14/2019
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ce/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training is designed to give you an overview and understanding of current approaches and interventions for clients who have substance use issues.
 
TitleAddressing Suicide: A Culturally Responsive Approach to Prevention and Intervention
Event Date11/15/19
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will help participants gain a deeper understanding of suicide prevention and interventions in clinical practice with children and adolescents.
 
TitleTrauma and Crisis Management
Event Date11/22/2019
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/cas/socialwork/continuing
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will provide insight into the neurobiology of the brain and ways to support clients who have been traumatized.
 
TitleChild Welfare Essentials and Reasonable Efforts AdvocacyNew
Event Date12/4/19
LocationLansing
Registrationhttps://120419cwessentials.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.
 
TitleHuman Trafficking and Child Welfare Youth: Vulnerabilities, Luring, and Trauma
Event Date12/6/2019
LocationYpsilanti
Registrationhttps://www.emich.edu/chhs/sw/activities/index.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Eastern Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will assist child welfare workers in understanding what human trafficking looks like in regard to foster care and protective services and what they need to be aware of and assess for.
 
TitleBest Practices for Domestic Violence Offenders
Event Date12/15/19
LocationLansing
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ce/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will help you better identify cases that involve domestic violence, recognize lethality indicators, and understand appropriate referral resources for effective interventions.
 
TitleEducational Supports for Youth in Care
Event Date12/18/2019
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttps://www.ferris.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis training will explore the special education evaluation process and the criteria for each IDEA-defined disability, along with classroom support options for general and special education students.
 
TitleAddressing Trauma, Grief and Loss in Children and Youth
Event Date1/7/2020
LocationLansing
Registrationhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/addressing-trauma-grief-and-loss-in-children-andyouth- tickets-63111363788
ProviderDDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will focus on the impact of trauma, grief, and loss on children and youth. Understanding the linkage between trauma, grief, and loss is critical when working with children, youth, and their families.
 
TitleExamining White Fragility Through the Lens of Racial Battle Fatigue
Event Date1/10/2020
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionDiscuss the dynamics of transference of roles as the aggrieved takes on the role of the consoler.
 
TitleEssential Strategies for Effective Trauma-Informed Supervision in Child Welfare
Event Date2/7/2020
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
Description"Front-line supervisors are the most important link in the chain of staff satisfaction, growth, and quality work. A number of studies have indicated that supervision is the most important aspect of employment. "
 
TitleThe Power of Pride: Tools for Supporting Families of Children with Disabilities
Event Date2/7/2020
LocationFlint
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ce/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will present tools participants can begin using in their own lives as well as the lives of the families they serve."
 
TitleStages and Levels of Cross-Cultural Competence Development: From Theory to Application
Event Date2/11/2020
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://wmich.edu/hhs/academics/continuing-ed
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will help you recognize how to address biases and negative stereotypes, how to develop relevant professional skills, and how to adapt service delivery to the current needs of the diverse populations you serve.
 
collapse Audience : Foster Care Specialists ‎(16)
TitleInterdisciplinary Collaboration for Permanency
Event Date10/18/2019
LocationFlint
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ce/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will explore interdisciplinary collaboration between child welfare workers and the courts, schools, and other agencies toward permanency.
 
TitleGiving a Voice to the Voiceless
Event Date10/25/19
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/giving-a-voice-to-the-voiceless-tickets-63113517229
ProviderDDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will focus on the charge social workers have to ensure proper self-reflection and self-care.
 
TitleEngaging Diversity and Difference: Creating A Sense of Belonging for Multicultural Children in the Child Welfare System
Event Date11/9/19
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://wmich.edu/hhs/academics/continuing-ed
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will examine the importance of belonging, with an emphasis on multicultural children in the child welfare system.
 
TitleFostering Recovery with Clients Struggling with Substance Use
Event Date11/14/2019
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ce/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training is designed to give you an overview and understanding of current approaches and interventions for clients who have substance use issues.
 
TitleRecruitment and Retention of Resource Families: A Customer Service Approach
Event Date11/15/19
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/cas/socialwork/continuing
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionMaximize your time and agency resources on recruitment and retention strategies that really work.
 
TitleAddressing Suicide: A Culturally Responsive Approach to Prevention and Intervention
Event Date11/15/19
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will help participants gain a deeper understanding of suicide prevention and interventions in clinical practice with children and adolescents.
 
TitleSuicide Prevention Among Youth Involved in the Child Welfare System
Event Date11/15/19
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://wmich.edu/hhs/academics/continuing-ed
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will focus on suicide prevention among youth involved in the child welfare system. This training will provide practical information on assessment and intervention.
 
TitleTrauma and Crisis Management
Event Date11/22/2019
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/cas/socialwork/continuing
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will provide insight into the neurobiology of the brain and ways to support clients who have been traumatized.
 
TitleHuman Trafficking and Child Welfare Youth: Vulnerabilities, Luring, and Trauma
Event Date12/6/2019
LocationYpsilanti
Registrationhttps://www.emich.edu/chhs/sw/activities/index.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Eastern Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will assist child welfare workers in understanding what human trafficking looks like in regard to foster care and protective services and what they need to be aware of and assess for.
 
TitleBest Practices for Domestic Violence Offenders
Event Date12/15/19
LocationLansing
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ce/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will help you better identify cases that involve domestic violence, recognize lethality indicators, and understand appropriate referral resources for effective interventions.
 
TitleEducational Supports for Youth in Care
Event Date12/18/2019
LocationBig Rapids
Registrationhttps://www.ferris.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Ferris State University
DescriptionThis training will explore the special education evaluation process and the criteria for each IDEA-defined disability, along with classroom support options for general and special education students.
 
TitleAddressing Trauma, Grief and Loss in Children and Youth
Event Date1/7/2020
LocationLansing
Registrationhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/addressing-trauma-grief-and-loss-in-children-andyouth- tickets-63111363788
ProviderDDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will focus on the impact of trauma, grief, and loss on children and youth. Understanding the linkage between trauma, grief, and loss is critical when working with children, youth, and their families.
 
TitleExamining White Fragility Through the Lens of Racial Battle Fatigue
Event Date1/10/2020
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionDiscuss the dynamics of transference of roles as the aggrieved takes on the role of the consoler.
 
TitleEssential Strategies for Effective Trauma-Informed Supervision in Child Welfare
Event Date2/7/2020
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionFront-line supervisors are the most important link in the chain of staff satisfaction, growth, and quality work. A number of studies have indicated that supervision is the most important aspect of employment.
 
TitleThe Power of Pride: Tools for Supporting Families of Children with Disabilities
Event Date2/7/2020
LocationFlint
Registrationhttps://socialwork.msu.edu/ce/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will present tools participants can begin using in their own lives as well as the lives of the families they serve.
 
TitleStages and Levels of Cross-Cultural Competence Development: From Theory to Application
Event Date2/11/2020
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://wmich.edu/hhs/academics/continuing-ed
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will help you recognize how to address biases and negative stereotypes, how to develop relevant professional skills, and how to adapt service delivery to the current needs of the diverse populations you serve.
 
collapse Audience : Parent Attorneys ‎(1)
TitleChild Welfare Essentials and Reasonable Efforts AdvocacyNew
Event Date12/4/19
LocationLansing
Registrationhttps://120419cwessentials.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 ‎(1)
TitleChild Welfaree Essentials and Reasonable Efforts AdvocacyNew
Event Date12/4/19
LocationLansing
Registrationhttps://120419cwessentials.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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