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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 

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To inquire about adding a training program to the Training Clearinghouse, please contact Darla Brandon at BrandonD@courts.mi.gov or (517) 373-8036.

  
  
  
  
  
  
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collapse Audience : Adoption Workers  ‎(7)
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 ‎(7)
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 ‎(7)
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.
 
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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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