New Webinar Software!  The most significant change is that you’ll dial into webinars; the system will no longer call the participant.  Another notable difference is the electronic hand-raise function to ask a question.  Please see the attachment  below for more detailed instructions and features.

 

Experiencing webinar technical difficulties?  For assistance email servicetraining@iastate.edu or call (515) 294-1195.



This section lists offerings that are being held as live webinars.  Recordings made of the webinars will be placed in the recording category.

In order to register and receive credit for the webinar, please follow the instructions below:

Step 1: Registration

  • Advance registration required on the DHS Service Training website
  • Register on an individual basis, even if you plan to participate in a group

Step 2: Enabling Flash Player

  • Your Flash player needs to be enabled in your browser in order to connect to the Webinar room (you do not need to download anything to join the webinar).
  • Follow the instructions below if you need to enable Flash

Step 3: Webinar - Joining the Webinar Room

  • Click on the Webinar Room link on the DHS Service Training site
  • Follow these detailed instructions to access the webinar via GoTo Training

Step 4: Attendance Verification - Email Response Required  

  • Respond to an attendance email from Iowa State University that will be sent after the webinar to those who pre-registered

Step 5: Post-Training Evaluation

Once attendance has been recorded, the Post-Training Evaluation will be available on the DHS Service Training websiteComplete the Post-Training Evaluation

Step 6: Training Certificate

After completing the evaluation, the Certificate will be availableClick the "Get your certificate" button to add it to your training historyYou may also click "Save As" or "Print" from the pop-up window containing your certificate


This is a one hour live webinar.  It is required for all supervisors.  

Facilitator: Maureen Barton

Participants will earn 1 training credit hour. 


CC 374 Updates to the Risk Assessment: Webinar for Supervisors is required for all Supervisors. This webinar will train sups on the recent updates to the Risk Assessment.

The webinar will explain the reasons and goals behind the updates and how they are significant. It will also address how the tool and guidance will be used together to determine reliability of services. 

The Risk Assessment should drive service recommendations and what the family needs.


CC 373 Updates to the Risk Assessment: Webinar for CPWs is required for all CPWs. This webinar will train workers on the recent updates to the Risk Assessment.

The webinar will explain the reasons and goals behind the updates and how they are significant. It will also address how the tool and guidance will be used together to determine reliability of services. 

The Risk Assessment should drive service recommendations and what the family needs.


CC 372 is a 1-hour live webinar. It is recommended for all CPWs and Supervisors. 

Facilitators: Amy Johnson and Cassie McAllister

Participants will earn 1.2 CEUs or 1 training credit hour.

The Top 10 Tidbits will feature the top 10 Help Desk tidbits from the 2018 fiscal year. 

Facilitators: Jana Rhoads and Tony Montoya

Participants will earn 1.2 CEUs or 1 training credit hour.

This course is required for all new SW2s, SW3s, and Supervisors new to the Department of Human Services within the first six months of employment. This on-line, self-instructional course corresponds with the SP 150 Child Welfare Practice In Iowa training. This is a on-line Webinar Course that is completed by attending a series of three webinars on three separate days. 

Pre-reading and activities prior to attending the SP 150 Child Welfare Practice in Iowa webinar series is required. The on-line pre-reading/activities portion of this course is contained on this website and consists of readings, video and activities to be completed prior to each of the three separate 1 hour webinars.

Click on the course to read the topic outline and begin the required pre-readings and activities prior to the online webinar course.

Participants will earn 3.6 CEUs or 3 training credit hours.

This course informs workers, supervisors, and administrators of recent appellate court decisions that impact child welfare case law and legislative changes that affect child welfare social work practice in Iowa.

Click on course title and number to register for the session.

Participants will earn 2.2 CEUs or 1.8 training credit hours.