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  • 08/18/2021

    Model of Supervisory Practice Training

    Registration Open


    Enroll for the Series Now



    The Office of Learning and Professional Development is pleased to announce that registration is open for the Fall Cohorts of the Model of Supervisory Practice Training. This training is open to all child welfare supervisors within DCFS and Private Agencies.  All of the Fall Cohorts will be facilitated virtually. Training dates can be found in the VTC listed under “Model of Supervision.”  Please note that it is highly recommended that you take each module in order, starting with the Administrative Module.  Please email us at DCFS.FISP@illinois.gov with questions or for assistance with registration.




  • 08/02/2021

    Registration open: Foundation for Supervisors

    Foundations for Supervisors is a four-day training series for DCFS and POS supervisory staff which provides foundational knowledge, information, tools and resources geared towards enhancing supervisory practice and effectiveness. Completion of all four days constitutes completion of the training series. Topics to be covered within the training include onboarding, team building, coaching, racial equity, emotional intelligence and critical thinking.

    The training is open in the VTC for registration. Please contact the Field Implementation Support Program at DCFS.FISP@illinois.gov if you have any questions.

  • 03/04/2021

    VTC Applications

    If you are an Illinois Child Welfare professional who would like a VTC account, please click on the link below (DCFS/POS Staff) to complete the form on-line.

    If you are a foster caregiver who would like a VTC account, please click on the link below (FP VTC application) to complete the form on-line.


    FP VTC Application.pdf

    Staff VTC Application Rev

    Immersion Site VTC Application Final


  • 02/10/2020

    The Mandated Reporter online training approved content published by DCFS now reflects changes made in PA 101-0564 and the Abused, Neglected and Child Reporting Act and can be accessed through the DCFS website and Virtual Training Center, free of charge 24/7, 365 days, with the ability for users to print completion certificates as evidence for the employer.  Interested parties desiring to develop their own training as a standalone or embedded with other content may do so with the understanding that they must use the Department’s public facing content as the basis of their required material.


    IL-MR Published Files Link

    The following link will provide you with a version of the Illinois Mandated Reporter Training published files to download and implement into your LMS. A word document with the Pre/Post Assessment questions are also included in this link.