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July 21: Forensic Interview Training

Child Abuse Training Services Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan Present: Forensic Interview Training on July 21, 2017 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Lansing Center. 

The Forensic Interview Training provided by the Child Abuse Training Services (CATS) department within PAAM is the only Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Governor’s Task Force (GTF) approved Forensic Interviewing Training within the state of Michigan.

The goal of a forensic interview is to obtain a statement from a child in a developmentally sensitive, unbiased, and truth seeking manner that will support accurate and fair decision-making in the criminal justice and child welfare systems. The training is designed to increase your understanding of the primary features of forensic interviewing and provide information to enhance your interviewing skills.

Register now - space is limited to 100 attendees. Cost is $60 (includes lunch) Registration is due by July 7, 2017. Download the attached flyer to register. 

2015 Senior Management Conference

Michigan Federation for Children and Families Senior Management Conference and Annual Membership Meeting will be held on September 16-18, 2015 at Shanty Creek Cedar River Village in Belaire, MI. 

 

Family Preservation MIN Meeting

Federation Members Only. Meeting details will be sent via email to MIN members. 

Performance/Quality Management MIN Meeting

Federation members only. Meeting details will be sent via email to MIN members. 

Adoption/Licensing/Foster Care/IL MIN Meeting Day

Federation Members Only. More information will be emailed out to MIN group members. 

HR Lunch & Learn and HR MIN Meeting

Federation Members Only: 

 

Wednesday, OCTOBER 1, 2014, at the Federation office.

 

11:30 - 12:00    LUNCH compliments of Federation Corporate Sponsor Berends Hendricks Stuit (BHS) Insurance Agency 

                —Order lunch when you RSVP

 

12:00 - 1:00         HR LEARN session with Denise Neuhaus of BHS Ins. Agency

                   Topic: "Conducting Employment Interviews" 

                We will discuss best practice techniques for developing interview questions. 

                In addition, we will discuss what to include on your employment application….bring yours with you to share (20 copies)!

 

1:00 - 2:30           HR MIN meeting …. request agenda items when you RSVP.

Adoption, Licensing, Foster Care & Independent Living MINs Meet

Federation member's only
July 16, 2014
Adoption MIN
Licensing MIN
Foster Care MIN
Independent Living/Homeless Youth MIN

Federation Board of Directors Meeting

Federation Board Members and Agency Representatives Only

November 12, 2014
Noon - 3:00 PM

Annual Senior Management Conference

Annual Senior Management Conference
September 10-12, 2014
Boyne Mountain Resort

May-June: Adoption Competency Curriculum Training FREE through National Resource Center for Adoption

The National Resource Center for Adoption is offering training in May and June 2011 on five modules of its Adoption Competency Curriculum:

  • May 12: Module 1: Federal Laws Impacting Adoption Placement
  • May 25 & 26: Module 2: Child/Youth Assessment & Preparation
  • June 8 & 9: Module 3: Family Assessment & Preparation
  • June 9: Module 4: Decision Making & Placement Selection
  • June 15: Module 5: Post Adoption Services

This series is designed as a comprehensive curriculum for training child welfare practitioners in public and private agencies who provide adoption services for children/youth who have been abused or neglected. Registration for each module is limited to 25 participants. All course materials and lunch are provided free of charge. Social Work CECHs are offered for participants who complete one or more modules. An Adoption Competency Overview booklet is available, along with registration information. See attachments below.

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