Websites of Interest

"Training Matters" is sponsored by the NC Division of Social Services and produced by the Family and Children's Resource Program, part of the Jordan Institute for Families at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work.

Training Tips Resource...this site provides a huge range of tips in           areas such as preparing lesson plans, using questions effectively, human development, how people learn, motivation students, dealing with difficult behaviors and dealing with stress.

First 5 Association...this site offers excellent, low-cost early           childhood development and parenting resources to California-based individuals and organizations.

Langevin Learning Center...this site, Langevin Learning Services, offers all sorts of workshops for trainers. They bill themselves as the "World's Largest Train-The-Trainer Company". site will give you directions to anywhere...just plug in your starting address and your ending address and it will calculate the most efficient route and give you a map, driving directions, number of miles and estimated time to get there. site offers products and ideas for presenters, trainers, salespeople, doctors, teachers and anyone who does presentations. Get deals on prizes and training toys here. your own internet training course.

CNET free online classes ...take virtual courses for yourself. books and training materials from the 2000 Child Welfare League of America Catalogue. articles on various child welfare issues. assessments, games and training resources. texts and supplements for your courses. about technology and techniques for effective communication.

The Bob Pike Group...Bob Pike's Creative Training Techniques. Everything you need to know about training all on one site. It has great links and resources too. seasoned and generous trainer shares tips for facilitators and freebies. a quick topic-related puzzle or game? Look no further. Just enter your information, and voila!  A formatted puzzle suitable for training. want inexpensive prizes or toys for training? This is the site for you.

Resource Links

California Department of Social Services

Children and Family Services Division

CDSS Information Page - ACL's, ACIN's, and Regulations

Child Welfare Services Case Management System

Child Welfare League of America

American Humane Association

Northern California Training Academy

Bay Area Academy(BAA)

Child Welfare Research Institute at UCLA

American Public Human Services Association

US Department of Health and Human Services

Children's Defense Fund

National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues

Professional Social Workers in Child Welfare Work Research Addressing the Recruitment and Retention Dilemma

California Legislation

The Child Trauma Academy

US House of Representatives

US Senate

National Association of Social Workers - California Chapter

National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement

California Quick Facts from the US Census Bureau

U.C. Berkeley Center for Social Services Research

California Coalition on Sexual Offending

Co-Investment Partnership