For upcoming training dates, times, and locations, please refer to the training calendar.
DCYF Core Academy is required for all newly hired Child Protection and Juvenile Probation and Parole staff within the first 6 months of employment. The DCYF Core Academy tiered training matrix is shown below.
Specialized Training provides a more advanced level to essential child welfare practice knowledge. These trainings are developed and identified to meet the specific needs of DCYF Staff. Needs are assessed using annual individual assessments, field surveys, current research and best practice. Pending availability, Department of Health and Human Services personnel and outside providers are also invited to attend.
Past Specialized trainings have included:
- Drug Recognition and Awareness
- 3-5-7 Model: Preparing Youth for Permanency - Life Stories Matter
- Connect: Youth Suicide Prevention
- Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Training
- Overview of Child Sexual Abuse
- Case Practice Review: Reviewer Training
- CASA/DCYF Meet & Greet
- Building Resiliency: How the Helping Professional Can Fight the Frazzle
Online Training links currently available are listed below (click on a title to go to the website of the organization hosting the training). If you have questions regarding these or any other online trainings that may be available, please contact one of CPE's educational program coordinators. To receive credit for any training listed below, print out and complete an Action Plan and send it together with the completed 'Knowledge Check' to CPE via interoffice mail or fax (271-4737):
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