Content Areas for Workshop Proposals

The training institute will be oriented around the following concept areas. Note, the bullets under the concept areas are suggested topics to offer ideas on what could fall within the concept area. The ideas are not exhaustive, and topics that fit within the topic heading can be submitted and are welcomed.


  • Educational Resources
  • Mixed Media: Virtual Meetings
  • Mixed Media: Social Media
  • Confidentiality
  • Marketing
  • Strategies
  • Fiscal
  • Outcomes and Results
  • Supervision
  • Self-Care for Staff
  • New Data System
  • Billing
  • Evaluation

Direct Service

  • Functional Family Therapy
  • Basic Clinical Therapeutic Behavioral Health
  • Trauma-informed
  • After-Care Services
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy
  • Therapeutic Foster Care
  • Consumer Partners (youth, parent, family)
  • Child and Family Teaming (i.e., practice, engagement, techniques)
  • Fidelity to practice
  • Inter-County Placement
  • Continuum of Care Reform implementation

Innovative Practice to Support Best Practices

  • Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)
  • Level of Care Tool Implementation
  • Resource Family Approval
  • Child and Family Teaming
  • Quality Visitation
  • Safety Planning
  • Wraparound
  • Supporting Foster Youth Education
  • Cross-Over Youth
  • Special Populations (CSEC, Gangs)
  • Working with Tribal Communities

Supporting Family-Focused Practice

  • Family Finding
  • Incarcerated Parents
  • Fatherhood
  • Screening/assessments
  • Supporting Family Voice and Choice

Understanding Disciplines and Orientation

  • Child Welfare Services
  • Mental Health
  • Juvenile Probation
  • Education
  • Wraparound Services
  • After 18
  • Pathways to Mental Health
  • Early Childhood