Impact Feature Issue on Children with Disabilities in the Child Welfare System

Training Resources for Child Welfare Workers

  • College of Direct Support .This resource provides online, competency-based training to professionals supporting individuals with developmental disabilities. Course topics include Introduction to Developmental Disabilities; Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults and Children; Individual Rights and Choices; Positive Behavior Support; Supporting Healthy Lives; Supporting Family Connections, Friends, Love and the Pursuit of Happiness; Person-Centered Planning and Supports; and Cultural Competence. The training is a collaborative project of the Research and Training Center on Community Living at the University of Minnesota, and MC Strategies, Knoxville, Tennessee.