ONLINE TRAINING

Course ID
9100A-9100D
Format
Online
Duration
3 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
Meeting one includes discussion regarding the goals and process of Foster Parent College pre-service training, including a demonstration of the website, along with an overview of child welfare, foster care, Minnesota specific information and agency overview.

Course ID
CMHJJ
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 30 min
Status
Offered

No course description

Course ID
CSP111C1
Format
Online
Duration
18 hr 0 min
Status
Offered

This classroom introduces new workers to public child welfare with foundational reflection and interactive activities on one’s personal identities and culture, disparities and disproportionalities, communication and trauma informed practice. Best practices in engaging fathers and co-occurring maltreatment and domestic violence are included. Worker safety and self-care are introduced and incorporated throughout classrooms

Course ID
CSP111C11
Format
Online
Duration
14 hr 0 min
Status
Offered

This two day course is provided by the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Tribal Training and Certification Partnership, as part of a collaboration with the MNCWTA. It is now a required part of new worker Foundations training. The curriculum was developed in partnership between the TTCP at UMD along with Minnesota tribes, and its delivery by the TTCP is approved by the Indian Child Welfare Advisory Council in Minnesota. During this course, workers will recognize the historical, political, and legal underpinnings of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and the Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act (MIFPA); understand and apply both the spirit and letter of the ICWA and MIFPA; and understand their role in ensuring positive outcomes for American Indian children, their families, and tribes.

Course ID
CSP111C2
Format
Online
Duration
18 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
This classroom introduces new workers to the steps of screening, intake and investigation in the life of a case. Skills in interviewing and engaging families are practiced to support ongoing partnerships. Discussion and a case study are incorporated that address safety, risk, engagement, assessment, strengths and needs, culture, service plan development, and child well-being. ICWA and its application are covered as it related to ensuring active efforts for eligible cases.

Course ID
CSP111C3
Format
Online
Duration
18 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
This classroom focuses on further steps of a case relating to review of placement activities such as identifying relatives, development of an out of home placement plan, entering case data, and permanency planning. A case study is incorporated to practice effective case planning, evidence gathering and documentation, court involvement, and child placement. Best practices and federal and state legal mandates are covered when working with American Indian families and tribes across the life of all types of cases.

Course ID
CSP111C4
Format
Online
Duration
18 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
This classroom will go in further depth on worker functions and skills throughout the life of a case, including identifying maltreatment, documentation, court documentation and processes, and determining permanency options. End of permanency case management including extended foster care and youth in transition will be integrated with resources and connections to earlier classrooms. The classroom will review key guidelines in intake, screening, and permanency and resources (forms, statues, safety practice tools, and SSIS etc.) that are central to child protection practice. Worker sustainability and professionalism will also be included to model and share positive and healthy professional development practices.

Course ID
CSP204C
Format
Online
Duration
6 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
This training will refresh the professional's knowledge and deepen understanding of the application of SDM safety and risk assessments, and strengthen connection between the safety assessment and safety planning. Additional outcomes include understanding the "why" behind the SDM assessments and how to connect engagement skills with assessments. Each day will cover an in depth look at the safety and risk assessments, and incorporate practice and engagement skills with families.

Course ID
CSP208D
Format
In Person
Duration
6 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
This training covers what is permanency and why it is important. This training is for individuals who have a key role in achieving permanency for children in foster care, whether through reunification, adoption, or permanent transfer of custody. County and tribal caseworkers, supervisors, managers and directors, judges, county attorneys, parent and child attorneys, GALs, foster parents, private agency staff and child-specific recruiters, and others who play a key role in achieving permanency for children and youth are invited to participate in this training. Prerequisite to PRT Roundtable Skills.

Course ID
CSP2103B
Format
In Person
Duration
6 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
Participants will utilize strengths-based strategies in case planning with complex families in the child welfare system. Participants will create case plan goals and tasks that are culturally appropriate and safety-focused.

Course ID
CSP301B
Format
Online
Duration
13 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
This two day workshop will cover the basic principles, skill, and tools of Sign of Safety (SofS). This will include, but not be limited to: A Signs of Safety overview and brief history; Appreciative Inquiry; The Questioning Approach; Harm and Danger Statements and Safety Goals; Three Houses, Safety House; Mapping; Safety Planning and Safety Networks.

Course ID
CSP301B2
Format
Online
Duration
6 hr 0 min
Status
Pending
Participants will receive a homework sheet at the end of the first two days of Signs of Safety training that they will bring back for the third day with the expectation they have used the SOS model and can return with a case or aspects of using the model to discuss and consult about. (What is working and what can I do better.)

Course ID
CSP801
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 55 min
Status
Offered
This course explains how to navigate through the web-based modules of foundation training. It will also teach about the Minnesota Child Welfare Practice Model and how it applies to your practice with children and families.

Course ID
CSP803
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 25 min
Status
Offered

Course ID
CSP804
Format
Online
Duration
2 hr 10 min
Status
Offered
Overview of federal & state regulations that impact provision of CW services. Introduces legislation that affects work with children & families of color. Content presented at introductory level; classroom builds on info learned in this module.

Course ID
CSP805
Format
Online
Duration
2 hr 25 min
Status
Offered
Introduces connections between culture, communication, ethics & family engagement – and need for workers to develop responsiveness in these areas. Topics covered more during classroom training.

Course ID
CSP806
Format
Online
Duration
3 hr 5 min
Status
Offered
Introduces & addresses family systems & stressors, general child development, adverse impacts of maltreatment on development, & child sexual abuse. Includes supplemental documents; Post-Test questions may be asked regarding the information, concepts and principles presented in the additional resources.

Course ID
CSP807
Format
Online
Duration
3 hr 5 min
Status
Pending
A series of web-based lessons covering the intake, screening, and pathway assignment of child maltreatment reports. Key elements of the Family Investigation Response to allegations of child maltreatment. Key elements of the Family Assessment Response to allegations of child maltreatment. Quiz on child maltreatment response pathway assignment. A series of web-based lessons covering the intake, screening, and pathway assignment of child maltreatment reports. An introduction and resources related to agency response pathways for child maltreatment.

Course ID
CSP809
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 0 min
Status
Pending
Accurate assessment of child safety & risk of maltreatment is integral to all CW decision making processes. Ability to identify maltreatment risks & factors that affect safety is critical to accurate assessment. Workers must know how to use standardized assessment tools to inform & guide assessment decisions. The SDM process helps workers make objective judgments about a family’s presenting situation & guides decisions to achieve child safety.

Course ID
CSP810
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 7 min
Status
Offered
Worker safety in the office and field; worker self-care.

Course ID
CSP812
Format
Online
Duration
2 hr 20 min
Status
Offered
Identifies service planning steps for children remaining in the home, as well as children in out-of-home placements. Learn service plan implementation & provision. Introduces best interest factors, how to prepare children, families, & resource families for placement. Concurrent permanency planning is defined, along w/identification of permanency options, & strategies to achieve permanency.

Course ID
CSP9221
Format
Online
Duration
3 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
This training provides an introduction to a number of common mental health diagnoses that foster and adoptive children often present within the child welfare system. Each diagnosis is discussed in terms of origins, symptoms, behaviors, treatment, interventions, and cultural considerations. It also includes information and helpful tips about common co-occurring or dual diagnoses. This course meets the training requirement in 245A.

Course ID
CSP9221B
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 30 min
Status
Offered
This training provides an overview of a common mental health diagnosis that foster and adoptive children often present within the child welfare system. Anxiety will be discussed in terms of main origins, symptoms, behaviors, treatment, interventions, and cultural considerations. This course meets the annual training requirement in MN Statute 245A.

Course ID
CSP9221C
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 30 min
Status
Offered
This training provides an overview of a common mental health diagnosis that foster and adoptive children often present within the child welfare system. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) will be discussed in terms of origins, symptoms, behaviors, treatment, interventions, and cultural considerations. This course meets the annual training requirement in MN Statute 245A.

Course ID
CSP9221D
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 30 min
Status
Offered
This training provides an overview of a common mental health diagnosis that foster and adoptive children often present within the child welfare system. Depression will be discussed in terms of origins, symptoms, behaviors, treatment, interventions and cultural considerations. This course meets the annual training requirement in MN Statute 245A.

Course ID
CSP9221E
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 30 min
Status
Offered
This training provides an overview of a common mental health diagnosis that foster and adoptive children may present within the child welfare system. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) will be discussed in terms of origins, symptoms, behaviors, treatment, interventions and cultural considerations. This course meets the annual training requirement in MN Statute 245A.

Course ID
CSP9221F
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 30 min
Status
Offered
This training provides an overview of a common mental health diagnosis that foster and adoptive children may present within the child welfare system. Autism will be discussed in term of origins, symptoms, behaviors, treatment, interventions and cultural considerations. This course meets the annual training requirement in MN Statute 245A.

Course ID
CSP9324
Format
Online
Duration
TBD
Status
Pending
Fulfill the abusive head trauma and SUIDS training requirements at one class. The abusive head trauma training is an overview of the facts of abusive head trauma and the factors that contribute to shaking a young child. The training will also focus on prevention strategies for providers. The SUIDS training will provide accurate information on best practices related to safe sleep environments and infant care.

Course ID
CSP9400
Format
Online
Duration
20 hr 0 min
Status
Offered

No course description available

Course ID
CSP9500
Format
Blended
Duration
20 hr 0 min
Status
Offered

Course ID
SSIS111C2
Format
Online
Duration
3 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
This three hour training is taken following Foundation Classroom 2. It applies policy to practice in documentation through the application of SSIS functions. Participants work through a family investigation case study. It emphasizes the early stages of a case including Intake, Transitioning to Assessment, Structured Decision Making, and Tracking Determinations from Family Assessment to Family Investigation.

Course ID
SSIS111C3
Format
Online
Duration
TBD
Status
Offered
This 3 hour training is taken following Foundation Classroom 3. It applies policy to practice in documentation through the application of SSIS functions. Participants work through a permanency case study. It emphasizes an overview of Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act (MIFPA) Screen Functionality, Participant Folder Entry including Court Actions, Permanency Screens and Out of Home Placement Planning, and Case Management Risk Reassessment.

Course ID
SSISE101
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
This course covers basic navigation of the SSIS main screen. Students will also learn about the development of SSIS, the impact use of SSIS has on clients, and get hands-on experience navigating the SSIS main screen.

Course ID
SSISE102
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
Students will use the Person Search function to find individuals in SSIS. The course also covers how SSIS categorizes individuals in the database, how to search for different types of participants and navigate search criteria available to effectively find information.

Course ID
SSISE103
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
SSIS Essentials 103 covers the differences between intakes, workgroups and cases and get an overview of the characteristics of each. Students will get hands-on experience reviewing the different categories of Intake and Workgroup searches, including brief descriptions of each one.

Course ID
SSISE104
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
Intakes are the first point of contact we have with any client or service provider. This course covers the initial process for entering basic information for a new intake. Understanding the intake process is beneficial to all roles, since all data entry starts with an intake. Students will complete a sample child protection intake up to the point where classroom training begins. There is also a sample adult protection intake for review.

Course ID
SSISE105
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
This course in the SSIS Essentials curriculum provides an overview of the Chronology functions in a workgroup. In addition, learners will have the opportunity to create activities using both the Chronology functions and the User Activity Log for Time Reporting. Upon completion, learners may take SSIS Essentials 106 - Data Clean-up, Reminders and Alerts

Course ID
SSISE106
Format
Online
Duration
1 hr 0 min
Status
Offered
This final course in the SSIS Essential curriculum covers the use of the Data Clean-up tool for workgroups as well as use of the Reminders and Alerts Log in SSIS. Once complete, agency staff may register for the SSIS Child Protection Worker or SSIS Adult Protection Worker.