CWEP Advanced Training Opportunities
Mark Your Calendars!! The Culture of Safety Team is partnering with the NH State Police to provide an Online Safety Training on February 7th at 1pm
Everyone within DCYF is encouraged to attend Register today at: https://granitestatecollege.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eWYtfkLCaAhTF8G
*1hr of training credit will be available to everyone who attends.
For additional information please reach out to Joy Sheehan, Safety Culture Specialist.
Revised 2022 Permanency Hearing Protocols in RSA 169-C (Senate Bill 93)
This course reviews the changes in protocols and practice in relation to Permanency Hearings associated with Senate Bill 93. The Senate Bill 93, Bench Cards, Court Protocols, and other related documents can be found in this course for easy reference.
The revised 2022 Permanency Hearing Protocols are presented in a recorded ZOOM by Judge Ashley. Judge Ashley highlighted the importance of locating and providing appropriate notice to missing parents to ensure timely permanency for children (Missing Parent Protocols). You should expect an increased focus from the court on these issues.
The new statutes and corresponding court protocols go into effect on January 1, 2022. Two revised court orders (1) Permanency/Subsequent Permanency Order, and (2) Post-Permanency Order go into effect on December 3, 2021, so DCYF can submit them for hearings after January 1, 2022
New Court Forms for Residential Placement
This training is required for all DCYF employees of Field Services (CPSWs, JPPOs, CP & JJ Supervisors, FAs, CP Case Aids).
This is a self-guided training on Moodle. Please complete this training by 11/12/2021.
This training includes information about the mandated court oversight of residential placement & assessment, and the new court forms supporting these requirements. This training also includes the DHHS Bureau of Children’s Behavioral Health and DCYF presentation to the courts giving an overview of the transformation of residential treatment requirements in compliance with the Families First legislation. Additionally, this training provides a brief overview of the System of Care which includes the Comprehensive Assessment for Treatment (CAT) used to determine the necessity and level of residential treatment.
UNH Implicit Bias Training for JJ and SYSC Staff
Join us for this IN person workshop as we work to explore the role implicit bias plays within each of us and within our institutions. During our time together, we will explore notions of socialization, especially as they relate to juvenile justice system, their impacts on each of us, and begin to consider ways of addressing bias within ourselves and our workplaces.
There will be a break for lunch, but lunch will not be provided.
*Time and location subject to change
**If trouble accessing the registration link, please try a different web browser
Please sign up for one session. Space is limited so register early!!
November 10th – 10 am to 3 pm at Dolloff in Concord
December 9th – 10 am to 3 pm at the SYSC Chapel
Supervisors Register here!!
|JPPOs and SYSC Staff:|
December 17th – 10 am to 3 pm via Zoom
January 11th – 10 am to 3 pm at the SYSC Chapel
January 27th – 10 am to 3 pm at Dolloff in Concord
February 1st – 10 am to 3 pm at the SYSC Chapel
February 9th – 10 am to 3 pm at Dolloff in Concord
February 17th – 10 am to 3 pm at the SYSC Chapel
JPPO and SYSC Staff Register here!!
Prevention and Placement Case Planning
- Begins September 20, 2021
- Required for all CPSW and JPPO staff
- This self-guided training in Moodle will provide staff with an introduction to the new Prevention and Placement Case plans, as a result of the Families First Services Act. There will be a focus on DCYF policy regarding the Placement and Prevention and Case Plans, and the course will provide participants with the opportunity to view mock Placement and Prevention plans using case examples that are provided.
Here is the link to register for this training: https://granitestatecollege.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bdXaXFxFgrvrgrk
Ongoing CWEP Professional Development Opportunities
BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Training is being offered starting on July 27th to all staff. Please Register Here!! You will receive training hours for completing this course.
FACES Orientation and Regulations (O&R) is now available for DCYF staff as self-guided courses in Moodle. O&R will run monthly beginning August 2nd through the end of the year. To register for these courses click here.
Orientation provides an introduction to the New Hampshire Division for Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) child welfare system. This course provides participants with an understanding of foster family care, the process, and the roles and expectations of foster families. This course provides an overview of the purpose of foster care and examines goals for reunification.
Regulations provides prospective foster and adoptive parents with an understanding of requirements needed to become and remain licensed as a foster/adoptive parent in the State of New Hampshire. This course describes the process and steps need for initial licensure and re-licensure, as well as provides information regarding trainings and resources available throughout the state. Suggestions for welcoming children into the home are also discussed.
Better Together Round Table – This course will provide staff with an opportunity to hear directly from families regarding their experience with the Division to ground themselves on the challenges families are facing as well as build knowledge and understanding regarding how trust is a critical foundation for family engagement. You may register for this ongoing event by clicking here.
Safety Planning for JJ Staff is being offered as a self-guided course for JJ Staff. You can register here.
This course is designed to expose participants to the DCYF Safety Planning Policy and SOP to ensure proper identification of a danger versus a risk when working with families associated with the Division. Participants will also learn the elements in the Safety Planning Form and the importance of writing a clear, concise, transparent, and actionable plan with families.
Other CWEP Professional Development Opportunities are Available Now!
To register for the courses below, click on the links below to take you to the calendar page and registration links.
Caregiver Ongoing Training (COT) ~ Classes for all licensed caregivers, CASA volunteers, family violence prevention specialists, State staff, and more. Participating in training hand-in-hand with the caregivers you are working with is a win/win, helping you assist them with the challenges they are working through.
Foster and Adoptive Care Essentials (FACES) ~ Foster and Adoptive Care Essentials (FACES) are essential classes for all staff to help understand the education your new foster parents have received prior to licensing so you are in a better position to assist them. Win/Win, again! FACES includes six (6) courses equaling 21 professional development hours for the entire series.
Relatively Speaking (RS) ~ Participation in Relatively Speaking can help you understand the challenges and potential solutions of the relative caregiver, the child, the birth parent you are working with. Another win/win!!
If you are interested in Core Academy courses (for informational purposes only) you may review any of the courses you may do so by logging into Moodle as a guest. Keep in mind, these courses bear no credit and will not be added to your Bridges record. Instructions on how to view a course as a guest, click here.