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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) 373-26218036.

  
  
  
  
  
  
collapse Audience : All Child Welfare Professionals ‎(1)
Title22nd Annual Governor's Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect Summit
Event Date10/25/18
LocationAcme
Registrationhttps://2018gtfcansummit.eventbrite.com
ProviderGovernor's Task Force
DescriptionDr. Jones-Harden will give a brief review of brain science and its implications for infant/toddler development.
 
  
  
  
  
  
  
collapse Audience : Adoption Workers ‎(33)
TitleWhy Microaggressions Matter in Child Welfare
Event Date9/21/18
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionIn this training, participants will learn about the effects of microaggressions on vulnerable populations.
 
TitleGrief and Loss: Helping Children and Families Talk About Death
Event Date10/4/18
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training provides an opportunity to explore issues surrounding children and death in the hopes of increasing our professional comfort level to hold these conversations.
 
TitleWhat Lies Beneath: The Hidden Wounds and Jarring Impact Characteristic of Child Victims Impacted by Sexual Assault, and Incest
Event Date10/5/2018
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://continuingeducation/socialwork.wayne.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Wayne State University
DescriptionThe goal of this training is to heighten the awareness on behalf of human service professions, providing comprehensive therapeutic interventions, resources, and community collaboration on behalf of children impacted by sexual violence.
 
TitleHow to Help the Helpers: Trauma-informed Supervision
Event Date10/11/2018
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-help-the-helpers-trauma-informed-supervision-tickets-47364887654
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will teach lead caseworkers and supervisors how to effectively use supervision.
 
TitleKnowing What You See: Skills to Observe Parent–Infant/Young Child Relationships
Event Date10/12/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training is designed to help child welfare professionals attend to the more subtle aspects of parent–young child relationships
 
TitleSecondary Trauma Is an Occupational Hazard!!
Event Date10/19/18
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttps://www.andrews.edu/cas/socialwork/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will explore the varied responses to secondary trauma and how to utilize adaptive coping skills to prevent, lessen, and/or mitigate secondary trauma.
 
TitleCase Practice Essentials For Child Welfare Professionals. A local collaborative training opportunity for Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, and Midland Counties
Event Date10/23/2018
LocationHarrison
Registrationhttps://102318casepracticeessentials.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionTraining content will be tailored to the identified counties’ needs.
 
TitleSubstance Use Disorders: Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse and Neglect
Event Date10/26/18
LocationYpsilanti
Registrationhttps://www.emich.edu/chhs/sw
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Eastern Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will examine the identification of families involved with child abuse and neglect and its connection to adult survivors of abuse and neglect and co-morbid mental health and substance use disorders.
 
TitleAvoiding Ethical Violations in Child Welfare
Event Date11/2/18
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://continuingeducation/socialwork.wayne.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Wayne State University
DescriptionThis training will look at actual ethical violations to address these questions and discuss the issues in the context of the Michigan regulatory process.
 
TitleUnderstanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Event Date11/5/18
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide an overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and the impacts on clients. You will learn methods to best address behaviors and characteristics of FASD.
 
TitleChallenges in School (Part 1): Barriers for Children in Foster Care
Event Date11/7/2018
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will focus on the many challenges that foster children face while enrolled in school.
 
TitleAttachment Theory in Action: Understanding Infant Mental Health
Event Date11/8/2018
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will use current case presentations and videotaped interviews with mothers, fathers, infants, and toddlers to understand and examine attachment theory and the impact of foster care placement on attachment relationships.
 
TitleChild Welfare Essentials & Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date11/8/18
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttps://110818essentials.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, including applicable statutes, court rules, and MDHHS policy.
 
TitleSupport Strategies for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming
Event Date11/9/18
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://continuingeducation/socialwork.wayne.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Wayne State University
DescriptionThis training will offer a working definition of terms including: transgender, gender identity, gender expression, gender nonconforming, nonbinary, intersex, gender transition, and ally.
 
TitleUsing Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to Ensure Students’ Rights to Education
Event Date11/13/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will provide an overview of students’ rights to evaluation under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA).
 
TitleChallenges in School (Part 2): Strategies for Success
Event Date11/14/2018
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will focus on how to best address the many challenges that children in foster care face while in school.
 
TitleWhy Can’t My Client Access Services? Busting Cultural, Institutional, and Personal Barriers to Service
Event Date11/15/2018
LocationFlint
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThe focus of this training is to examine current barriers to service, while strategizing ways to make changes to eliminate those barriers for child welfare recipients.
 
TitleMindfulness to Prevent Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Helping Professionals
Event Date11/15/2018
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar will you will learn pragmatic strategies to build, strengthen, and sustain well-being among helping professionals working in child welfare and mental health programs.
 
TitleThe Effects of Abuse and Neglect on Young Children: Supporting Caregivers to Establish Relationships in the Face of Complex Trauma
Event Date11/16/18
LocationYpsilanti
Registrationhttps://www.emich.edu/chhs/sw
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Eastern Michigan University
DescriptionThe training will provide participants with strategies for working with caregivers who are parenting very young children in foster care who have experienced complex trauma.
 
TitleFacilitating Effective Parenting Time
Event Date11/29/2018
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this training, we will begin to understand the needs of all involved.
 
TitleEffective Pre-adoption and Post-adoption Services to Prevent Disruptions and Dissolutions
Event Date11/30/2018
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training will share lessons learned from working with hundreds of adoptive, kinship, and guardianship families, some of whom had once been at risk of disruption and dissolution of their adoptions.
 
TitleCourtroom Confidence for Child Welfare Caseworkers
Event Date12/4/18
LocationLansing
Registrationhttps://120418courtroomconfidence.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionThis full day training will provide participants with an overview of Michigan’s judiciary, common practices in the courtroom, and testifying skills.
 
TitleThe Matter of Motivation
Event Date1/16/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will take an in-depth look into human motivation. It will review the sequence of human behavior change.
 
TitleIf It Has a Name, Then It Can Be Treated: Defining, Managing, and Intervening with Mental and Behavioral Health Challenges in Children and Teens
Event Date1/18/2019
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/e/if-it-has-a-name-then-it-can-be-treated-tickets-47365340007
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will provide an overview of several mental health diagnoses that are commonly seen in children and teens who have encountered child welfare services.
 
TitleMindfulness to Prevent Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Child Welfare Professionals
Event Date1/18/2019
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://secure.touchnet.net/C21782_ustores/web/classic/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=1&CATID=3
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will focus on pragmatic somatic mindfulness strategies to build, strengthen, and sustain well-being among helping professionals working in child welfare and mental health programs.
 
TitleBig Behavior and Trauma: Similarities, Differences, and Strategies for Working with Traumatized Youth
Event Date1/29/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar, you will learn about common similarities and differences between typical developmental behaviors and trauma behavior as well as the interrelatedness of each.
 
TitleAdvocating for Recovery: Supporting Families with Substance Use Disorders
Event Date2/1/19
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://socialworkce@gvsu.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training will address ways to provide support for families struggling with substance use issues and how to advocate for them and services in order to facilitate recovery.
 
TitleMaking Trauma-informed Placement Decisions
Event Date2/5/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar, you will learn how trauma affects children’s placements and how child welfare professionals can make placement decisions that are trauma informed.
 
TitleCreating Resilient Communities: Your Role
Event Date2/8/2019
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will introduce participants to the Adverse Childhood Experience study. By highlighting the impact of adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress.
 
TitleUnderstanding Sexuality and Gender Expression
Event Date2/8/2019
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://secure.touchnet.net/C21782_ustores/web/classic/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=1&CATID=3
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionIn this training, we will discuss the difference between sexuality and gender expression and sexuality as understood in the LGBTQ community.
 
TitleStress and Burnout in Foster Families
Event Date2/8/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will focus on the emotional challenges of foster parenting and the resulting stress and burnout.
 
TitleMindfulness, Wellness, and Creative Self-care for the Helping Professional
Event Date2/22/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar seeks to prepare you to understand secondary traumatic stress exposure in the workplace, the conditions that may impact your mental health, wellness, and self-care practices with mindful awareness.
 
TitleAdvocating for Homeless Youth
Event Date2/28/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar you will learn what factors increase a young person’s risk of becoming homeless and who qualifies as “homeless” under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.
 
collapse Audience : Children's Protective Services Specialists ‎(35)
TitleWhy Microaggressions Matter in Child Welfare
Event Date9/21/18
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionIn this training, participants will learn about the effects of microaggressions on vulnerable populations.
 
TitleGrief and Loss: Helping Children and Families Talk About Death
Event Date10/4/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training provides an opportunity to explore issues surrounding children and death in the hopes of increasing our professional comfort level to hold these conversations.
 
TitleWhat Lies Beneath: The Hidden Wounds and Jarring Impact Charachteristic of Child Victims Impacted by Sexual Assault, Sexual Abuse, and Incest
Event Date10/5/2018
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://continuingeducation/socialwork.wayne.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Wayne State University
DescriptionThe goal of this training is to heighten the awareness on behalf of human service professions, providing comprehensive therapeutic interventions, resources, and community collaboration on behalf of children impacted by sexual violence.
 
TitleHow to Help the Helpers: Trauma-informed Supervision
Event Date10/11/2018
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-help-the-helpers-trauma-informed-supervision-tickets-47364887654
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will teach lead caseworkers and supervisors how to effectively use supervision.
 
TitleKnowing What You See: Skills to Observe Parent–Infant/Young Child Relationships
Event Date10/12/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
Description"This training is designed to help child welfare professionals attend to the more subtle aspects of parent–young child relationships
 
TitleForensic Interviewing of Children Alma
Event Date10/15/18
LocationAlma
Registrationhttps://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.
 
TitleSecondary Trauma Is an Occupational Hazard!!
Event Date10/19/18
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttps://www.andrews.edu/cas/socialwork/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will explore the varied responses to secondary trauma and how to utilize adaptive coping skills to prevent, lessen, and/or mitigate secondary trauma.
 
TitleCase Practice Essentials For Child Welfare Professionals. A local collaborative training opportunity for Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, and Midland Counties
Event Date10/23/2018
LocationHarrison
Registrationhttps://102318casepracticeessentials.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionTraining content will be tailored to the identified counties’ needs.
 
TitleSubstance Use Disorders: Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse and Neglect
Event Date10/26/18
LocationYpsilanti
Registrationhttps://www.emich.edu/chhs/sw
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Eastern Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will examine the identification of families involved with child abuse and neglect and its connection to adult survivors of abuse and neglect and co-morbid mental health and substance use disorders.
 
TitleAvoiding Ethical Violations in Child Welfare
Event Date11/2/18
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://continuingeducation/socialwork.wayne.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Wayne State University
DescriptionThis training will look at actual ethical violations to address these questions and discuss the issues in the context of the Michigan regulatory process.
 
TitleUnderstanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Event Date11/5/2018
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide an overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and the impacts on clients. You will learn methods to best address behaviors and characteristics of FASD.
 
TitleForensic Interviewing: The Next Step Traverse City
Event Date11/7/18
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://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.
 
TitleChallenges in School (Part 1): Barriers for Children in Foster Care
Event Date11/7/2018
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will focus on the many challenges that foster children face while enrolled in school.
 
TitleAttachment Theory in Action: Understanding Infant Mental Health
Event Date11/8/2018
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
Description"This training will use current case presentations and videotaped interviews with mothers, fathers, infants, and toddlers to understand and examine attachment theory and the impact of foster care placement on attachment relationships.
 
TitleChild Welfare Essentials & Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date11/8/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttps://110818essentials.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, including applicable statutes, court rules, and MDHHS policy.
 
TitleSupport Strategies for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Children and Their Parents
Event Date11/9/18
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://continuingeducation/socialwork.wayne.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Wayne State University
DescriptionThis training will offer a working definition of terms including: transgender, gender identity, gender expression, gender nonconforming, nonbinary, intersex, gender transition, and ally.
 
TitleUsing Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to Ensure Students’ Rights to Education
Event Date11/13/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
Description"This training will provide an overview of students’ rights to evaluation under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
 
TitleChallenges in School (Part 2): Strategies for Success
Event Date11/14/2018
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will focus on how to best address the many challenges that children in foster care face while in school.
 
TitleChallenges in School (Part 2): Strategies for Success
Event Date11/14/2018
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will focus on how to best address the many challenges that children in foster care face while in school.
 
TitleWhy Can’t My Client Access Services? Busting Cultural, Institutional, and Personal Barriers to Service
Event Date11/15/2018
LocationFlint
Registration
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThe focus of this training is to examine current barriers to service, while strategizing ways to make changes to eliminate those barriers for child welfare recipients.
 
TitleMindfulness to Prevent Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Helping Professionals
Event Date11/15/2018
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar will you will learn pragmatic strategies to build, strengthen, and sustain well-being among helping professionals working in child welfare and mental health programs.
 
TitleFacilitating Effective Parenting Time
Event Date11/29/2018
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this training, we will begin to understand the needs of all involved.
 
TitleCourtroom Confidence for Child Welfare Caseworkers
Event Date12/4/18
LocationLansing
Registrationhttps://120418courtroomconfidence.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionThis full day training will provide participants with an overview of Michigan’s judiciary, common practices in the courtroom, and testifying skills.
 
TitleThe Matter of Motivation
Event Date1/16/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will take an in-depth look into human motivation. It will review the sequence of human behavior change.
 
TitleIf It Has a Name, Then It Can Be Treated:Defining, Managing, and Intervening with Mental and Behavioral Health Challenges in Children and Teens
Event Date1/18/2019
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/e/if-it-has-a-name-then-it-can-be-treated-tickets-47365340007
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will provide an overview of several mental health diagnoses that are commonly seen in children and teens who have encountered child welfare services.
 
TitleMindfulness to Prevent Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Child Welfare Professionals
Event Date1/18/2019
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://secure.touchnet.net/C21782_ustores/web/classic/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=1&CATID=3
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will focus on pragmatic somatic mindfulness strategies to build, strengthen, and sustain well-being among helping professionals working in child welfare and mental health programs.
 
TitleBig Behavior and Trauma: Similarities, Differences, and Strategies for Working with Traumatized Youth
Event Date1/29/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar, you will learn about common similarities and differences between typical developmental behaviors and trauma behavior as well as the interrelatedness of each.
 
TitleAdvocating for Recovery: Supporting Families with Substance Use Disorders
Event Date2/1/19
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://socialworkce@gvsu.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training will address ways to provide support for families struggling with substance use issues and how to advocate for them and services in order to facilitate recovery.
 
TitleMaking Trauma-informed Placement Decisions
Event Date2/5/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar, you will learn how trauma affects children’s placements and how child welfare professionals can make placement decisions that are trauma informed.
 
TitleMaking Trauma-informed Placement Decisions
Event Date2/5/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar, you will learn how trauma affects children’s placements and how child welfare professionals can make placement decisions that are trauma informed.
 
TitleCreating Resilient Communities: Your Role
Event Date2/8/2019
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will introduce participants to the Adverse Childhood Experience study. By highlighting the impact of adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress.
 
TitleUnderstanding Sexuality and Gender Expression
Event Date2/8/2019
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://secure.touchnet.net/C21782_ustores/web/classic/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=1&CATID=3
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionIn this training, we will discuss the difference between sexuality and gender expression and sexuality as understood in the LGBTQ community.
 
TitleStress and Burnout in Foster Families
Event Date2/8/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will focus on the emotional challenges of foster parenting and the resulting stress and burnout.
 
TitleMindfulness, Wellness, and Creative Self-care for the Helping Professional
Event Date2/22/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar seeks to prepare you to understand secondary traumatic stress exposure in the workplace, the conditions that may impact your mental health, wellness, and self-care practices with mindful awareness.
 
TitleAdvocating for Homeless Youth
Event Date2/28/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar you will learn what factors increase a young person’s risk of becoming homeless and who qualifies as “homeless” under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.
 
collapse Audience : Foster Care Specialists ‎(34)
TitleWhy Microaggressions Matter in Child Welfare
Event Date9/21/18
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttp://www.andrews.edu/socialwork
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionIn this training, participants will learn about the effects of microaggressions on vulnerable populations.
 
TitleGrief and Loss: Helping Children and Families Talk About Death
Event Date10/4/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training provides an opportunity to explore issues surrounding children and death in the hopes of increasing our professional comfort level to hold these conversations.
 
TitleWhat Lies Beneath: The Hidden Wounds and Jarring Impact Characteristic of Child Victims Impacted by Sexual Assault, and Incest
Event Date10/5/2018
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://continuingeducation/socialwork.wayne.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Wayne State University
DescriptionThe goal of this training is to heighten the awareness on behalf of human service professions, providing comprehensive therapeutic interventions, resources, and community collaboration on behalf of children impacted by sexual violence.
 
TitleHow to Help the Helpers: Trauma-informed Supervision
Event Date10/11/2018
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/e/if-it-has-a-name-then-it-can-be-treated-tickets-47365340007
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will teach lead caseworkers and supervisors how to effectively use supervision.
 
TitleKnowing What You See: Skills to Observe Parent–Infant/Young Child Relationships
Event Date10/12/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training is designed to help child welfare professionals attend to the more subtle aspects of parent–young child relationships.
 
TitleSecondary Trauma Is an Occupational Hazard!!
Event Date10/19/18
LocationBerrien Springs
Registrationhttps://www.andrews.edu/cas/socialwork/
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Andrews University
DescriptionThis training will explore the varied responses to secondary trauma and how to utilize adaptive coping skills to to prevent, lessen, and/or mitigate secondary trauma.
 
TitleCase Practice Essentials For Child Welfare Professionals. A local collaborative training opportunity for Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, and Midland Counties
Event Date10/23/18
LocationHarrison
Registrationhttps://102318casepracticeessentials.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionTraining content will be tailored to the identified counties’ needs.
 
TitleSubstance Use Disorders: Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse and Neglect
Event Date10/26/18
LocationYpsilanti
Registrationhttps://www.emich.edu/chhs/sw
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Eastern Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will examine the identification of families involved with child abuse and neglect and its connection to adult survivors of abuse and neglect and co-morbid mental health and substance use disorders.
 
TitleBreaking Down Barriers: Communicating and Working with Attorneys Inside and Outside of the Courtroom
Event Date10/26/18
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://www.gvsu.edu/swce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training will share lessons learned from working with hundreds of adoptive, kinship, and guardianship families, some of whom had once been at risk of disruption and dissolution of their adoptions.
 
TitleSuicide Prevention Among Youth Involved in the Child Welfare System
Event Date10/26/2018
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://secure.touchnet.net/C21782_ustores/web/classic/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=1&CATID=3
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will focus on suicide prevention among youth involved in the child welfare system.
 
TitleAvoiding Ethical Violations in Child Welfare
Event Date11/2/18
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://continuingeducation/socialwork.wayne.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Wayne State University
DescriptionThis training will look at actual ethical violations to address these questions and discuss the issues in the context of the Michigan regulatory process.
 
TitleUnderstanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Event Date11/5/18
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will provide an overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and the impacts on clients. You will learn methods to best address behaviors and characteristics of FASD.
 
TitleChallenges in School (Part 1): Barriers for Children in Foster Care
Event Date11/7/2018
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will focus on the many challenges that foster children face while enrolled in school.
 
TitleAttachment Theory in Action: Understanding Infant Mental Health
Event Date11/8/2018
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis training will use current case presentations and videotaped interviews with mothers, fathers, infants, and toddlers to understand and examine attachment theory and the impact of foster care placement on attachment relationships.
 
TitleChild Welfare Essentials & Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date11/8/18
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttps://110818essentials.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, including applicable statutes, court rules, and MDHHS policy.
 
TitleSupport Strategies for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming
Event Date11/9/18
LocationLivonia
Registrationhttp://continuingeducation/socialwork.wayne.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Wayne State University
DescriptionThis training will offer a working definition of terms including: transgender, gender identity, gender expression, gender nonconforming, nonbinary, intersex, gender transition, and ally.
 
TitleUsing Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to Ensure Students’ Rights to Education
Event Date11/13/2018
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will provide an overview of students’ rights to evaluation under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA).
 
TitleChallenges in School (Part 2): Strategies for Success
Event Date11/14/2018
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will focus on how to best address the many challenges that children in foster care face while in school.
 
TitleWhy Can’t My Client Access Services? Busting Cultural, Institutional, and Personal Barriers to Service
Event Date11/15/2018
LocationFlint
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThe focus of this training is to examine current barriers to service, while strategizing ways to make changes to eliminate those barriers for child welfare recipients.
 
TitleMindfulness to Prevent Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Helping Professionals
Event Date11/15/2018
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
Description"In this webinar will you will learn pragmatic strategies to build, strengthen, and sustain well-being among helping professionals working in child welfare and mental health programs.
 
TitleThe Effects of Abuse and Neglect on Young Children: Supporting Caregivers to Establish Relationships in the Face of Complex Trauma
Event Date11/16/18
LocationYpsilanti
Registrationhttps://www.emich.edu/chhs/sw
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Eastern Michigan University
DescriptionThe training will provide participants with strategies for working with caregivers who are parenting very young children in foster care who have experienced complex trauma.
 
TitleFacilitating Effective Parenting Time
Event Date11/29/2018
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ce
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this training, we will begin to understand the needs of all involved.
 
TitleCourtroom Confidence for Child Welfare Caseworkers
Event Date12/4/18
LocationLansing
Registrationhttps://120418courtroomconfidence.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionThis full day training will provide participants with an overview of Michigan’s judiciary, common practices in the courtroom, and testifying skills.
 
TitleThe Matter of Motivation
Event Date1/16/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will take an in-depth look into human motivation. It will review the sequence of human behavior change.
 
TitleIf It Has a Name, Then It Can Be Treated:Defining, Managing, and Intervening with Mental and Behavioral Health Challenges in Children and Teens
Event Date1/18/2019
LocationLansing
Registrationhttp://www.eventbrite.com/e/if-it-has-a-name-then-it-can-be-treated-tickets-47365340007
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Spring Arbor University
DescriptionThis training will provide an overview of several mental health diagnoses that are commonly seen in children and teens who have encountered child welfare services.
 
TitleMindfulness to Prevent Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Child Welfare Professionals
Event Date1/18/2019
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://secure.touchnet.net/C21782_ustores/web/classic/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=1&CATID=3
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionThis training will focus on pragmatic somatic mindfulness strategies to build, strengthen, and sustain well-being among helping professionals working in child welfare and mental health programs.
 
TitleBig Behavior and Trauma: Similarities, Differences, and Strategies for Working with Traumatized Youth
Event Date1/29/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar, you will learn about common similarities and differences between typical developmental behaviors and trauma behavior as well as the interrelatedness of each.
 
TitleAdvocating for Recovery: Supporting Families with Substance Use Disorders
Event Date2/1/19
LocationGrand Rapids
Registrationhttp://socialworkce@gvsu.edu
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Grand Valley State University
DescriptionThis training will address ways to provide support for families struggling with substance use issues and how to advocate for them and services in order to facilitate recovery.
 
TitleMaking Trauma-informed Placement Decisions
Event Date2/5/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar, you will learn how trauma affects children’s placements and how child welfare professionals can make placement decisions that are trauma informed.
 
TitleCreating Resilient Communities: Your Role
Event Date2/8/2019
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttp://ssw.umich.edu/r/CE-catalog
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: University of Michigan
DescriptionThis training will introduce participants to the Adverse Childhood Experience study. By highlighting the impact of adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress.
 
TitleUnderstanding Sexuality and Gender Expression
Event Date2/8/2019
LocationKalamazoo
Registrationhttps://secure.touchnet.net/C21782_ustores/web/classic/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=1&CATID=3
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Western Michigan University
DescriptionIn this training, we will discuss the difference between sexuality and gender expression and sexuality as understood in the LGBTQ community.
 
TitleStress and Burnout in Foster Families
Event Date2/8/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar will focus on the emotional challenges of foster parenting and the resulting stress and burnout.
 
TitleMindfulness, Wellness, and Creative Self-care for the Helping Professional
Event Date2/22/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionThis webinar seeks to prepare you to understand secondary traumatic stress exposure in the workplace, the conditions that may impact your mental health, wellness, and self-care practices with mindful awareness.
 
TitleAdvocating for Homeless Youth
Event Date2/28/2019
LocationWebinar
Registrationhttp://socialwork.msu.edu/ceu/catalog.php
ProviderDHHS, University In-Service: Michigan State University
DescriptionIn this webinar you will learn what factors increase a young person’s risk of becoming homeless and who qualifies as “homeless” under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.
 
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TitleCase Practice Essentials For Child Welfare Professionals. A local collaborative training opportunity for Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, and Midland Counties
Event Date10/23/2018
LocationHarrison
Registrationhttps://102318casepracticeessentials.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionTraining content will be tailored to the identified counties’ needs.
 
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TitleCase Practice Essentials For Child Welfare Professionals. A local collaborative training opportunity for Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, and Midland Counties
Event Date10/23/2018
LocationHarrison
Registrationhttps://102318casepracticeessentials.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionTraining content will be tailored to the identified counties’ needs.
 
TitleChild Welfare Essentials & Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date11/8/18
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttps://110818essentials.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, including applicable statutes, court rules, and MDHHS policy.
 
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TitleCase Practice Essentials For Child Welfare Professionals. A local collaborative training opportunity for Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, and Midland Counties
Event Date10/23/18
LocationHarrison
Registrationhttps://102318casepracticeessentials.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionTraining content will be tailored to the identified counties’ needs.
 
TitleChild Welfare Essentials & Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date11/8/18
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttps://110818essentials.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, including applicable statutes, court rules, and MDHHS policy.
 
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TitleForensic Interviewing of Children Alma
Event Date10/15/18
LocationAlma
Registrationhttps://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.
 
TitleCase Practice Essentials For Child Welfare Professionals. A local collaborative training opportunity for Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, and Midland Counties
Event Date10/23/18
LocationHarrison
Registrationhttps://102318casepracticeessentials.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionTraining content will be tailored to the identified counties’ needs.
 
TitleForensic Interviewing: The Next Step Traverse City
Event Date11/7/18
LocationTraverse City
Registrationhttps://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.
 
TitleChild Welfare Essentials & Reasonable Efforts Advocacy
Event Date11/8/18
LocationAnn Arbor
Registrationhttps://110818essentials.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, including applicable statutes, court rules, and MDHHS policy.
 
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TitleCase Practice Essentials For Child Welfare Professionals. A local collaborative training opportunity for Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, and Midland Counties
Event Date10/23/18
LocationHarrison
Registrationhttps://102318casepracticeessentials.eventbrite.com
ProviderState Court Administrative Office, Child Welfare Services Division
DescriptionTraining content will be tailored to the identified counties’ needs.
 
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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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