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REGISTRATION OPEN: March 2 & 3, 2020 Navigating Change: Fulfilling the Promise of the FFPSA

You may now REGISTER to attend! 

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the: Monday, MARCH 2, 2020: 8th Annual Residential Treatment Conference • 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the: Tuesday, MARCH 3, 2020: 1st Annual Family Preservation Conference • 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM

Cost to attend: $110 per person/per conference (Federation member) $155 each (non-member)

Location: Greater Lansing Association of Realators (The MTG Space), 4039 Legacy Parkway, Lansing. 

Earn as many as 5 social work continuing education credit hours at each conference for an additional $30 per conference! 

Both conferences will feature a keynote by nationally-renowned speaker Amelia Franck Meyer!

Amelia Franck Meyer is CEO of Alia, a national non-profit focused on transforming how child welfare is done in this country. Amelia delivered a very powerful address at this year's Sr. Management Conference. Here's what your colleagues had to say about her presentation: 

  • "This was one of the best presentations I’ve ever attended. Amelia was engaging, informative, honest and her work is noteworthy! I would love to have her train at my agency!"
  • "Exceptional and inspirational." 
  • "Engaging, motivational and inspiring presenter. I wanted to stand up and cheer numerous times during the talk."

Both conferences will also have national speakers from Casey Family Programs focusing on implementing the FFPSA specific to each conference audience.

The Residential Treatment conference will also feature sessions on: 

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Building Awareness of LGBTQ Youth
  • Applying Effective Behavior Management Strategies with Urban Youth

The Family Preservation conference will also feature sessions on: 

  • Welcome address by Jooyeun Chang, Deputy Director, Children's Services Administration, MDHHS. 
  • Panel featuring three evidence-based interventions. 
  • Motivational interviewing. 

CLICK HERE to download/view the CONFERENCE FLYER which includes SPONSORSHIP and MARKETING opportunities. To sign up to SPONSORCLICK HERE

1st Annual Family Preservation Conference

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

1st Annual Family Preservation Conference: Navigating Change, Fulfilling the Promise of the FFPSA

8th Annual Residential Treatment Conference

Monday, March 2, 2020

8th Annual Residential Treatment Conference: Navigating Change, Fulfilling the Promise of the FFPSA. 

NEW 2018-19 Child Welfare In-Service Training catalog featuring opportunities that are offered FREE of charge to child welfare workers and supervisors at private agencies that contract with MDHHS

Attached you will find the NEW 2018-19 Child Welfare In-Service Training catalog featuring 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 staff engagement and retention. 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 Caregiver training opportunities—accessible by webinar.

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. Remember to register soon, as courses have limited space and will fill up quickly!

NEW 2017-18 Child Welfare In-Service Training Opportunities catalog listing trainings that are offered FREE of charge to private agencies

Attached you will find the NEW 2017-18 Child Welfare In-Service Training Opportunities catalog listing trainings that are offered FREE of charge to private agencies that contract with the Department of Health and Human Services to provide child welfare services, as well as child welfare workers employed by DHHS. 

In addition is a catalog of training opportunities for foster, adoptive, kinship and birth parents. Please help spread the word with families that you work with about the NEW Caregiver training opportunities- both in-person and webinar offerings.

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.

 

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