The Child Welfare Partnership Training Program delivers comprehensive child welfare training that enhances outcomes and services to the most vulnerable and at risk children and families. The Partnership's professional training staff provides ongoing basic and advanced training for Department of Human Services child welfare workers and foster, kinship, and adoptive parents.
Located at the Partnership's Salem Center office on the campus of ChemeketaCommunity College, the Training Program offers a full slate of state-of-the-art instructional opportunities.
Core training for new child welfare staff employed by Oregon's Department of Human Services includes:
Training more specific to work environment and assignment includes modules in the following:
Advanced and specialized training, including offerings utilizing distance delivery, such as:
Strengths/Needs Based Services and Planning, Beginning and AdvancedInterviewing, and Use of Family Decision Meetings
addition to training child welfare staff, the Training Program provides
extensive educational opportunities for foster, relative and adoptive
parents. Four trainers are located throughout the state, and work extensively
with Foster Care Certifiers and Adoption Workers as well as with foster
parent associations to identify needs related to ongoing training for
General Program Information: Mark Hingdon firstname.lastname@example.org
Profiles of Child Welfare Trainers