Full Catalog of Child Welfare Courses

This section of the website shows UC Davis Human Services’ complete catalog of child welfare courses and offerings, organized by subject area.

All of these courses can be provided on-site to agencies through a county-based training contract. Classes are also available for enrollment through the Northern Academy for the 28 participating counties in our region. In addition, some classes are available for enrollment statewide.

Courses Available But Not Currently Scheduled

Course Title
A Safety Organized Approach to Domestic Violence: Perpetrator Engagement and Accountability
A Systems Approach to Integrating Trauma into Screening, Assessment, Treatment and Case Planning
Adaptive Leadership
Adolescent Class Series
Adoption Assistance Program (AAP)
Advanced Analytics for Child Welfare Administration
Advanced Analytics for Child Welfare Follow-up and Data Slam
Advanced Analytics Reunion: The Next Step Forward
Advanced Coaching Institute
Advanced Facilitation for Wraparound
Advanced Issues in Chronic Child Neglect
Advanced Issues of Adult and Child Mental Health
Advanced Issues of Children's Mental Health
Advanced Permanency Through Adoptions: ICWA and MEPA (Webinar)
Advanced SDM Hotline
Advanced SOP: Family Safety Networks
Advanced SOP: Group Supervision
Advanced SOP: Harm and Danger, Safety Goals
Advanced SOP: Integrating the Child's Perspective: Three Houses and Safety House Tools
Advanced SOP: Mapping for Safety Using the Consultation and Information Sharing Framework
Advanced SOP: Safety Planning
Advanced SOP: SOP in the Courts
Advancing Permanency Through Adoptions - Module 1
Advancing Permanency Through Adoptions - Module 2
Advancing Permanency through Adoptions - Module 3: ICWA and MEPA (Webinar)
An Introduction to Reflective Practice Based Supervision
Assessing Child Abuse and Neglect
Assessment and Treatment of Youth with Complex Needs
Beginning Wraparound
Behaviorally Based Case Plans
Behaviorally-Based Case Plans
Business Intelligence 4.2
California Safety Organized Practice Conference for Social Workers and Supervisors
CANS Implementation and Practice Summit
CANS Overview Training
CANS: Review and Case Planning
CFSR Case Review
CFSR Case Review Coaching Call
CFSR Case Reviewers Learning Collaborative
CFT Team Meeting Learning Collaborative
CFT Team Meeting Learning Collaborative (Virtual Training)
CFT: The Role of the Social Worker
Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) Certification
Child and Family Team (CFT) Meeting Facilitation Skills
Child and Family Teaming Training For Trainers
Child Maltreatment Identification, Part II: Child Sexual Abuse
Coaching Based Case Management: Coaching Teens and Young Adults
Coaching Difficult/Reluctant Workers
Coaching Institute for Child Welfare Supervisors
Coaching Institute for Human Service Directors
Coaching Institute for Human Services Instructors
Coaching Institute for Leadership
Coaching Institute for Program Managers
Coaching Institute for Program Managers
Coaching-Based Case Management: Coaching Clients
Cognitive Psychological and Brain Development in Adolescence
Cognitive, Psychological and Brain Development in Teens: Facts and Implications for Child Welfare Services
Commercially Sexual Exploited Children (CSEC 101)
Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC 102)
Compassion Fatigue: Secondary Traumatization and the Importance of Self-Care
Concurrent and Permanent Planning
Confidentiality - Online
Continuous Quality Improvement in Human Services Leadership Summit
Continuum of Care Reform and Resource Family Approval: An Overview for Child Welfare Leaders
Continuum of Care Reform Director Convening
Continuum of Care Reform Overview
Core for Social Workers Field Advisor Convening
Court Petition Writing
Court Procedures
Court Report Writing
CQI Statewide Conference for Child Welfare and Probation
CQI Webinar Series
Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking in Child Welfare Practice
Cultivating Resilience and Well-Being
Cultural Humility
CWS Clerical Support Staff Training: Contact and Service Provider - Day 3 (Morning)
CWS Clerical Support Staff Training: Court Hearing Process - Day 2 (Afternoon)
CWS Clerical Support Staff Training: Foster Home Placement - Day 2 (Morning)
CWS Clerical Support Staff Training: Health and Education Pages - Day 3 (Afternoon)
CWS Clerical Support Staff Training: Introduction to CWS/CMS and Computer Skills - Day 1 (Morning)
CWS Clerical Support Staff Training: Referral Intake Process - Day 1 (Afternoon)
CWS/CMS Adoptions
CWS/CMS for Intermediate Users
CWS/CMS for Supervisors/Managers
CWS/CMS Health and Education Passport
CWS/CMS Placement
CWS/CMS Resource Management
Dependency Legal Update - Webinar
Discovering Strengths
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence: Maintaining Rigor When Partnering with Families
DSM 5 Update
Educational Advocacy
Effects of Child Maltreatment
Engagement Strategies with Children and Families with Trauma Histories
Engaging Families Using Solution-Focused Inquiry
Engaging Fathers: Strategies to Involve and Advocate for Fathers and Their Families
ER Academy for Supervisors and Program Managers
Ethics in Social Work
Family Meeting Facilitation: Part 2
Family Meeting Facilitation: Part I
Family Search and Engagement
Family Search and Engagement - Follow-Up Webinars
Family Systems Practice
Field Safety for Social Workers
Field Safety Tactics
Fiscal Essentials for Children's Services
Foster Care (FC) Eligibility
Fostering Trauma-Informed Care in Child Welfare and Behavioral Health
Foundational Interviewing Skills for Social Workers
Fundamentals In Evidence-Based Decision Making
Gender and Healthy Sexual Development
Gomez v. Saenz Training for Child Welfare Social Workers, Supervisors and Managers
Gomez v. Saenz Training for Child Welfare Social Workers, Supervisors and Managers
Grief and Loss in the Reunification and Permanency Process
Grief and Loss: Supporting Children Who Have Been Removed from Their Home
Health Care Needs of Children and Youth in CWS - Online
Helping People Change: The Art of Asking Questions
How to Manage and Coach the Difficult Person
ICPC Convening
Immigration and Child Welfare: Addressing the Fear Factor
Impact of Trauma on Child Development
In-Service Training
Incarcerated Parents Prison Visit
Innovative Practice Symposium: Permanency
Interactional Supervision
Intermediate Business Intelligence
Interviewing
Interviewing and Engagement Skills
Interviewing Children and Special Populations
Interviewing Techniques for Case Reviewers
Introduction to Desktop Intelligence (DeskI)
Introduction to Disproportionality
Introduction to Mental Health: Child Welfare Case Management Informed by the DSM 5
Introduction to SDM
Introduction to the Three Houses Tool and the Sphere Model
Issues and Challenges in Adolescent Development and Behavior
Juvenile Court Process
Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payment Program
Leadership Webinar: CFT/CANS Implementation
Level of Care Tool Training
LGBTQ Youth: Meeting the Requirement of AB1856
Manager's Convening
Motivational Interviewing for Wraparound Facilitation
Motivational Interviewing to Facilitate Family Change
Multiethnic Placement Act (MEPA) - Online
Neuroscience Series for Leaders: Creating an Environment of Social Coherence
Neuroscience Series for Leaders: Neuroscience of Leadership, Engagement and Connection
Neuroscience Series: Moving From Protection to Connection: Engagement with People Who Have Experience Complex Trauma
Northern California Child Welfare Practicum:
A Program Improvement Practicum for Child Welfare Leaders
Parentage - Online
Permanency Academy for Supervisors and Program Managers
Permanency, Achievement, Work and Careers
Permanent Supportive Housing for Youth
Preparing and Presenting Court Testimony
Psychotropic Medications and Children in Foster Care
Qualitative Data
Quality Assurance for the Case Reviewer
Recognizing and Responding to Trauma in Children and Families in Child Welfare Using a Healing-Centered Approach
Recognizing Drug Abuse in the Home: A Survival Guide
Recruitment and Retention of Resource Families in Rural and Tribal Communities
RED Teams
Resource Family Approval eLearning
Resource Family Approval Learning Circles
Resource Family Approval Training
Right Use of Power–Ethics in the Changing World of Youth Services
Risk Assessment
Safety Organized Practice Statewide Convening
Safety Organized Practice Training for Trainers
Safety Organized Practice: Learning Collaborative Series
SDM - Family Reunification
SDM Instructor Support Session
Secondary Trauma and the Child Welfare Supervisor/Manager, Part 2: Trauma Informed Practices for Supervisors and Managers
Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Child Welfare Professional
Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Child Welfare Supervisor
Sexual and Reproductive Wellness for Youth in Foster Care
Social Media Management for Child Welfare Leaders
Social Work Organizational Strategies
Social Worker Safety Tactics: Identifying, De-escalating and Avoiding Violent Situations
Solution Focused Interviewing
SOP for Supervisors
SOP Training for Trainers - An SOP Refresher with Sue Lohrbach
Strengthening Families
Substance Use Disorders and Child Welfare
Supervision Today: What it Means for Child Welfare Practice
Supervisors: Improving Outcome for Transition-Age Youth
Supporting Families Challenged with Addiction
Supporting Safe Practice: Preventing Professional Dangerousness
Supporting Safe Practice: Preventing Professional Dangerousness
The CANS: Overview, Case Planning and Preparation for Certification
The Early Years Matter Series: Autism - Learn the Signs/Act Early
The Early Years Matter Series: Maternal Depression: Identification, Screening and Treatment Options
The Early Years Matter Series: Neurological Development 0-5
The Early Years Matter Series: Sensory Integration for All Children: Basics & Beyond
The Heroin Epidemic and Implications for Child Welfare Workers
The Impact of Parental Incarceration on Children in the Child Welfare System.
The Neuroscience of Leadership and Transformational Change in Child Welfare
The Role of Resource Parents in Reunification
Title IV-E Safety Organized Practice and Wraparound Learning Collaborative
Tools for Excellence
Tools for Leadership Excellence
Tools for Supervisory Excellence
Tools for Supervisory Excellence Follow-Up Learning Lab
Training for Trainers: Impact of Parental Incarceration on Children and Families in Care
Transition Aged Youth and ILP Youth Symposium
Transitioning Youth From Congregate Care To Home-Based Family Care
Trauma Bonding
Trauma-Informed Client Interactions and Trauma-Informed Communication
Trauma-Informed Emergency Response Practices in Child Welfare: Translating Concepts into Concrete Applications
Trauma-Informed Organizations: Strategies, Assessments and Steps Toward Trauma-informed Transformation
Trauma-Informed Permanency Planning Practices in Child Welfare: Translating Concepts into Concrete Applications
Trauma-Informed Practices in Child Welfare: Translating Concepts into Concrete Applications
Trauma-Informed Rules, Policies and Procedures
Understanding and Promoting Healthy Adolescent Relationships with Peers, Caregivers, Siblings and Communities
Understanding and Supporting Healthy Adolescent Romantic Relationships
Understanding and Supporting the Sexual Health of Youth in Foster Care
Upping your Game with Visit Coaching
Upping your Game with Visit Coaching
Upping your Game with Visit Coaching - Quarterly Convening
Upping your Game with Visit Coaching - Regional Follow-Up
Visit Coaching: Emphasis on 0-5
Visit Coaching: Enhancing Family Time
Visit Coaching: Enhancing Family Time with Focus on 0-3 Year-Olds
Visitation: Keys to Permanency
What Does Trauma Have to do with it? Strategies for Making Child Welfare Systems More Trauma Informed
Workforce Development Learning Collaborative (pre-webinar)
Workforce Development Symposium
Working with Incarcerated Parents and their Children
Working with Traumatized Adults: Impacts Past/Present
Wraparound Resurgence and Renewal
Wraparound: Family Finding
Writing 366.26 Hearing and Post-Permanency Planning Reviews in CWS/CMS
Writing Family Reunification and Maintenance Reports in CWS/CMS
Writing Jurisdiction and Disposition Reports in CWS/CMS
Writing Skills for Child Welfare Workers - Online
Writing Skills for Social Workers