Members Only Business Managers and Finance Directors MIN Meeting.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 BUILDING BRIDGES INITIATIVE. PART 3–ADVANCED:
10:00 am – 11:30 am (ET) Successful Strategies for Residential and Child Welfare
Partnerships to Support Permanency & Family Engagement
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 BUILDING BRIDGES INITIATIVE. PART 2–ADVANCED:
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm (ET) Successful Strategies for Engaging & Partnering with Families
BUILDING BRIDGES INITIATIVE. PART 1–FOUNDATION:
10:00 am – 11:30 am (ET) Engaging & Partnering with Families: One Program’s Transformation, Including Business, Clinical, and Family Advocate Perspectives
Performance/Quality Management MIN, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
If your organization is interested in improving its practices and staff skills toward becoming a family-driven organization and engaging families, it is recommended that your organization send teams of leaders to the August 8 training, as well as participate in each of the three webinars. The webinars move from foundational to advanced family engagement strategies, and each of these events will feature faculty from different residential programs across the country who have extensive experience in moving their organizations to becoming family-driven and engaging families with complex challenges.
This special training program for Michigan residential treatment leaders and stakeholders will be held Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West. In addition, a series of three webinars will focus on successfully engaging families—from the basics to advanced. Webinar dates are Tuesday, July 10, Tuesday, August 14, and Wednesday, September 12, 2018.
The Michigan Federation for Children and Families is pleased to host these events for Michigan providers and stakeholders and is grateful for the generous support of the Building Bridges Initiative and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
2017–2018 Child Welfare In-Service Training Catalog: FREE to private agencies—Posted at www.michfed.org is the newest Child Welfare In-Service Training catalog, listing trainings that are offered FREE to workers, supervisors and foster, adoptive, kinship and birth parents associated with private agencies that contract with MDHHS to provide child welfare services, as well as MDHHS workers, supervisors and caregivers. All in-person and webinar trainings are approved for meeting the in-service training hour requirements set forth by MDHHS requiring all caseworkers to receive a minimum of 32 hours of in- service training annually and supervisors 16 hours annually. Training participants may also earn CECHs. In addition to the listing below, pages 21 and 22 in the catalog list 51 previously recorded live webinars, accessible on-demand online: 4 for caregivers; 2 for leaders/supervisors (Principles of a Mobile Workforce and Making the Case for Retention-focused Management); and 45 trainings for child welfare workers. Register early; sessions fill quickly! November–December offerings include:
Attached you will find the NEW 2018 Child Welfare In-Service Training catalog featuring over 45 opportunities that are offered FREE of charge to child welfare workers and supervisors at private agencies that contract with MDHHS, as well as DHHS employees.
The Leadership training opportunities focus on managing secondary trauma. The Webinar training opportunities are geared towards both caseworkers and supervisors.
Please also help spread the word with families that you work with about the NEW Caregiver training opportunities- both in-person and webinar offerings attached as well.
All of these trainings are DHHS approved for meeting the in-service training hour requirements set forth by DHHS requiring all caseworkers to receive a minimum of at least 32 hours of in-service training hours annually, and supervisors 16 hours annually. Training participants may also earn CE hours.
Please direct any questions you may have about these courses to the MSU School of Social Work or the university hosting these trainings- and remember to register soon, as courses have limited space and will fill up quickly!
ANNOUNCING the Michigan Federation for Children and Families
6th Annual Residential Treatment Conference
Transforming Lives Through Innovative Residential Treatment
REGISTER ONLINE: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Feb26ConfRegistration
Date: Monday, February 26, 2018
Time: Registration 8:30 AM • Program 9:00 AM – 4:15 PM
Location: The MTG Space, 4039 Legacy Parkway, Lansing, MI 48911
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Federation member agencies are eligible for group discounts for 6+ registrations.
Eligible for 5 Social Work CECHs (cost $30.00 extra).
Sponsor, exhibit and advertising opportunities will be available.
Full details are in the attached brochure!