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    The Office of Training and Professional Development (OTPD) provides learning opportunities to equip DCS staff, foster parents, and provider partners with the skills needed to serve the needs of children and families.​

    Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month (January)

    Visit our Child Welfare Resources page to learn more and register for upcoming trainings:

    •    Internet Safety for Parents and Providers of Pre-Teens and Teens (January 25, 2022)
    •    Human Trafficking 101 for At-Risk Youth (January 11, 2022 and January 26, 2022)

    National Adoption Month (November)

    Listen to DCS Talks episodes centering on adoption:

    •    National Adoption Month and Teen Adoption
    •    National Adoption Month (CHPD1030) 
    •    Adoption as a Permanency Option (CHPD1036)


    To receive training credit for listening to the episodes linked above, complete the training form.