The Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy (MNCWTA) held virtual listening sessions on new child welfare worker training models in December 2020. In these sessions we shared background and presented possible models for new child welfare worker training in Minnesota. These sessions were designed to gather feedback from participants. Sessions were kept small to allow meaningful discussions and give all attendees the opportunity to be heard.
Following are slides, recordings, and resources from those sessions.
- Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Part 1: Introduction | Overview | Goals (Video)
- Background and History (Video)
- Part 2: Reports | Legislation (Video)
- Part 3: Current Model | Universals | Structure Terminology | Proposed New Models and Timeline (Video)
Update Presentation (April 2021)
The following presentation is a follow-up to the New Worker Training Listening Sessions that were held in December 2020. These findings were used by the curriculum developer team to build the revised model for new worker training.
- Findings Presentation (Video)
New Worker Training Content Outline Review (June 2021)
Academy staff developed an outline that will be used to guide the curriculum development for the redesign of New Worker Training. Three public presentations were scheduled to explain the details and to give stakeholders a final opportunity to comment.
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