Tour de Fork
Celebrating the 85th Anniversary of The Children’s Center
We are delighted to invite you to Tour de Fork, celebrating the 85th anniversary of The Children’s Center. Enjoy a strolling dinner party featuring local chefs preparing Detroit-grown cuisine and craft cocktails, entertainment showcasing local musicians and awe-inspiring artwork created by community youth.
Since 1929, The Children’s Center has empowered vulnerable children to heal and grow into the amazing people they were born to be. We believe when you heal children, you heal Detroit. Your support of Tour de Fork ensures therapeutic services to children for years to come.
Tickets: $150; First 85 tickets have been sold.
Friday, October 3, 2014
7:00 – 11:30 p.m.
A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education
Benson and Edith Ford Conference Center
485 West Milwaukee St. Detroit, MI 48201
Attached you will find the Fall 2014 Child Welfare In-Service Training catalog listing programs that are offered FREE of charge to private agencies that contract with the Department of Human Services to provide child welfare services, as well as child welfare workers employed by DHS.
All of these trainings are DHS approved for meeting the in-service training hour requirements set forth in the MSA requiring all caseworkers to receive a minimum of at least 32 hours of in-service training hours annually. Training participants may also earn CE hours.
Registration to attend each course will be handled through the hosting university, and in order to record in-service training hours with the Department, your training facility coordinator must log the training hours into the DHS learning management system.
Register soon, as courses will fill up quickly!
Federation member's only
July 16, 2014
Foster Care MIN
Independent Living/Homeless Youth MIN
The Center for Positive Living Support is offering Mental Health First Aid trainings free of charge to people in Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties. These trainings are free of charge due to a grant from MDCMH facilitated through Training and Treatment Innovations.
Adult Mental health First Aid training is May 20th at MORC Inc. in Auburn Hills 8:30 am-4:30 pm.
Youth Mental Health First Aid for adults who support youth (12-25) will be offered at MORC in Clinton Township on May 28 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
They are also offering two other trainings:
Parenting in a Culture of Gentleness
May 9th from 9am-4 pm at MORC Auburn Hills.
May 15th from 9 am -4pm at Traverse City
June 6th 9am-4pm MORC Clinton Twp.
June 16th 9am-4pm Northeast CMH Alpena
June 30th 9 am -4pm North Country CMH, Gaylord
Managing and Leading a Culture of Gentleness
June 13 from 9am-4pm at MORC Auburn Hills
June 30 from 9 am to 4pm at North Country CMH Gaylord
Individuals can register for all of these trainings on our website at www.positivelivingsupport.org
So many options! One to fit every budget!
Please consider supporting the 2014 Michigan Teen Conference and the dozens of youth who are preparing to transition to adulthood. Play a role in their success!
You may sign on as a Sponsor using the form posted below, or you may click here to SIGN UP ONLINE.
Federation Board Members and Agency Representatives Only
November 12, 2014
Noon - 3:00 PM
Federation Member CEO's Only
Federation CEO meeting with DHS Director
Annual Senior Management Conference
September 10-12, 2014
Boyne Mountain Resort
Lutheran Social Services and the Department of Human Services will soon be hosting seven regional trainings across the State of Michigan. Each training will cover the Michigan Education and Training Voucher Program (ETV), the educational needs and newest education policy requirements for children and youth in care, and various college resources for Foster Youth.
Registration is now available on JJOLT at: http://www.michiganchildwelfaretraining.com, search forEducation Pl - College Scholarships and Resources. Attached is a flyer with dates, locations, and times…so mark your calendars now! SPACE IS LIMITED!! If you do not have access to JJOLT, please reply to this email to register and specify the preferred location and time.
This is a great opportunity for all workers and supervisors to learn about the resources available for foster youth who are aging out and pursuing college, as well as how foster youth can best be served to ensure they make it to post-secondary programs.
Lutheran Social Services of Michigan
209 E. Washington Ave. Suite 284, Jackson, MI 49201
Phone: (877) 660-6388 Fax: (517) 789-6809
Serving People As an Expression of the Love of Christ - www.mietv.lssm.org