Professional Development

Professional development and ongoing training are critical to developing a skilled child-welfare workforce as well as achieving safety, permanency, and well-being for children and families. Training also improves the consistency of services and increases engagement with families.
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FIN supports providers with specialized fidelity training. Our goal is to have providers within the FIN network meet or exceed all service delivery training requirements as measured by service industry standards and model fidelity.
We offer a wide range of training topics, including trauma-informed care; diversity, equity, inclusion; cultural humility and responsiveness; service delivery; safety; technology; and self-care. In-person, virtual, and self-paced trainings are all available options. Some trainings are offered in multiple languages. Most trainings are free or low cost, and financial assistance is available.

Self Guided Trainings

* Understanding Behaviors and Autism
5 Steps to De-Escalation Training Online Certification Course
A Shifting Landscape of Workplace Challenges
Adolescent Trauma and Substance Abuse Online
Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength: Changing Social Norms About Help Seeking
Attachment Vitamins: Interactive Course on Early Childhood Attachment, Stress, and Trauma
Basics of Motivational Interviewing
Building Capacity to Serve Minor Victims of Human Trafficking: Strategies for Effective Partnerships and Programming (recorded webinar)
Compassion and Care Supporting Women with Substance Use Disorders and their Newborns
Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training
Cultural Humility Strategies
Cultural Identity and Situational Factors
Cutting Edge: Understanding Clients Who Engage in Self-Injurious Behaviors
Fatherhood Resources in Washington
In the Beginning: How Intergenerational Trauma and Traumatic Childhood Attachment Impact the Healing Journey (recorded webinar)
Introductory Motivational Interviewing
Leading with Intention to Promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
Learn Now Live - Office/Administrative Skills
Mandatory Reporter Roles and Responsibilities (eLearning)
Mary Smith Safety Training
Microsoft Access 2016: Part 1 (Beginner)
Microsoft Access 2016: Part 2 (Intermediate)
Policy and Practice: Discussing Child Welfare's Important Role in Addressing Sex Trafficking (recorded webinar)
Promoting Healing and Resilience with Staff and Families
Promoting Organizational and Staff Wellness
Protecting Children from Heatstroke in Vehicles
Psychological First Aid (PFA) Online
Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) Online
Suicide: Assessment, Treatment, and Management
Supporting Native Youth Into Adulthood
The 12 Core Concepts for Understanding Traumatic Stress in Children and Families
The Anti-Racism Continuum, Unconscious Bias, and Understanding Pronouns
The Child Safety Learning Collaborative: Together We Are Stronger
TOOLCIT Curriculum for Learning Collaborative Facilitators
Trauma-Informed Care: Preventing Crises and De-escalating Difficult Situations
Trauma-Informed Yoga for Child Welfare Professionals (Chair Yoga)
Trauma-Informed Yoga for Child Welfare Professionals (Floor Yoga)
Working with Parents Involved in the Child Welfare System

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