What Is Tele-Coaching

WHAT IS IT?

Connect with BIA, Tribal staff, and other child welfare professionals to improve your knowledge and skills, and discover solutions to specific cases when working with native children and families.

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE?

  • Access presentations via computer or phone using Zoom. The link will be sent in an upcoming email.
  • Series begins Wednesday, May 13th and continues on the second Wednesday of each month from 9-10 am, Mountain Standard Time.

DATES AND TOPICS

May 13 Introduction: How Your Core Values Impact This Work
June 10 Drug-endangered Children: How to Meet Children and Family Needs
July 8 Assessment/Differential Response: How to Put these Steps into Practice
Aug 12 Decision-making and Removals: Making the Best Decisions Possible
Sept 9 Great Ideas/Successful Programs: What’s Working Out There?
Oct 14 Building Resilience: What You Can do for Children & Parents
Nov 11 Court-preparation/Testifying: Learning New Skills
Dec 9 Case Management: How to be More Effective
Jan 13 Stress Management: Tips on Successfully Managing Negative Emotions

 

Online Training

WHAT IS IT?

Web-based training modules, available 24/7, for drop-in learning for all child protection staff.

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE?

The training modules are located below and are available anytime.

 

Basic Child Welfare Training Certificate

WHAT IS IT?

A certificate program to demonstrate your proficiency in the child protection processes.

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE?

  • Complete the following training modules:
    Trauma-informed Child Development, Working with the Courts (Parts 1 & 2), Assessment & Differential Response (Parts 1 & 2), and Self-Help & Secondary Trauma
  • Participate in five monthly tele-coaching training sessions
  • Complete 12 hours of ongoing child welfare training

To sign up for participation in the certificate program, email ccfwd@umontana.edu.

The monthly presentations are sponsored by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and University of Montana’s Center for Children, Families, and Workforce Development. All cases are monitored for confidentiality and are for training purposes only.

 

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