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  • 05/06/2019

    Trauma 201 is being offered in various regions throughout the state

    This very informative training is open to child welfare staff in any role who are interested in improving their understanding of the impact of trauma and want to learn effective ways for responding to individuals who have been affected.  Trauma 201 training also contains valuable information about utilizing Family-Centered, Trauma-Informed and Strengths-Based practices to engage and collaborate with families to support the achievement of safety, permanency and well-being outcomes.  Additionally, Trauma 201 training provides useful strategies for addressing vicarious trauma, secondary traumatic stress and burnout among child welfare professionals.  Please contact the Office of Learning and Professional Development to register.  If you have questions or need additional clarification, please send inquiries to DCFS.FISP@illinois.gov.

  • 05/06/2019

    Enroll now! Model of Supervisory Practice professional development series now available

    This training is open to anyone in a child welfare supervisory role within DCFS or private agencies. Dates and locations for the Model of Supervisory Practice can be found on the VTC listed under “Model of Supervision.” Please do not hesitate to take advantage of this wonderful professional development opportunity. Please contact the Office of Learning and Professional Development to register.  If you have questions or need additional clarification, please send inquiries to DCFS.FISP@illinois.gov.

  • 07/24/2018

    DCFS Training now offering Pre-Service Foundation Tracks for Intact and Placement Staff

    Below are links for information regarding this new offering.

    Pre-Service Track Information      Pre-Service Registration Form  

  • 12/01/2017

    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