Foster home Certification and Special Evaluation Training Online Registration
Please note that DCWL has changed the format of Certification and Special Evaluation training. Both trainings are now combined into a five-day classroom instruction over the course of one work week.
For certification workers and supervisors employed by contracted private agencies, submit your transcript for your qualifying degree and your resume to MDHHSStaffQualifications@michigan.gov prior to training if you have not already done this for a different child welfare position.
All staff and supervisors who complete ANY functions related to the licensure of foster homes must attend and pass the five-day class on certification and special evaluations for foster homes. The class is conducted by DCWL consultants.
Direct service staff is to attend the class within six months of being assigned to any certification or special evaluation function (R 400.12305, CPA Rules).
Supervisors who have not attended certification and special evaluation training are required to attend the five-day certification/special evaluation training prior to supervising the certification of foster homes.
All training is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and locations are listed below. Confirmation of approval/denial will be sent via email. If you need to make any adjustments, contact Michelle Mills at 517-284-9728 or MillsM6@michigan.gov.