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CASEWORKER TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
(OAC 5101:2-33-55)

Mandated Caseworker Core Training

The OAC requires newly hired caseworkers to complete 102 hours of Caseworker Core training, which consists of eight courses, within their first year of employment. Some courses have accompanying labs that allow caseworkers to practice strategies and skills gained from the trainings. Although the labs are highly encouraged, they are not required by rule. 

Contact your RTC for the suggested sequence, and options for in-person and virtual delivery.


The course titles and E-Track codes are:


Family-Centered Approach to Child Protective Services (12 hours)
  • In-person: 111-CW1A-S
  • Virtual: 111-CW1A-DL3-S

Engaging Families in Family-Centered Child Protective Services (6 hours)

  • In-person: 112-CW2A-S
  • Virtual: 112-CW2A-DL3-S

 

Learning Lab Engagement Skills (6 hours)

  • In-person: 112-CW2A-LLS
  • Virtual: 112-CW2A-DL3-S

Legal Aspects of Family-Centered Child Protective Services (12 hours)

  • In-person: 113-CW3A-S
  • Virtual: 113-CW3A-DL3-S

Assessment and Safety Planning in Family-Centered Child Protective Services (12 hours)

  • In-person: 114-CW4A-S
  • Virtual: 114-CW4A-DL3-S

 

Learning Lab Assessing Safety and Controlling Safety Threats (6 hours) 

  • In-person: 114-CW4A-SACWIS-1-LLS
  • Virtual: 114-CW4A-SACWIS-1-DL3-LLS

 

Learning Lab Assessing Family Strengths, Needs and Risk of Future Harm (6 hours)

  • In-person: 114-CW4A-SACWIS-2-LLS
  • Virtual: 114-CW4A-SACWIS-2-DL3-LLS

Gathering Facts in Family-Centered Child Protective Services (6 hours)

  • In-person: 115-CW5A-S
  • Virtual: 115-CW5A-DL3-S

 

Learning Lab Assessment Skills for Gathering Facts in Child Protective Services (6 hours)

  • In-person: 115-CW5A-LLS
  • Virtual: 115-CW5A-DL3-LLS

Service Planning and Delivery in Family-Centered Casework (18 hours)

  • In-person: 116-CW6A-S
  • Virtual: 116-CW6A-DL3-S

 

Learning Lab Service Planning and Delivery (6 hours)

  • In-person: 116-CW6-SACWIS-LLS
  • Virtual: 116-CW6A-SACWIS-DL3-LLS

Child Development: Implications for Family-Centered Child Protective Services (18 hours)

  • In-person: 117-CW7A-S
  • Virtual: 117-CW7A-DL3-S

Separation, Placement, and Reunification in Family-Centered Child Protective Services (18 hours)

  • In-person: 118-CW8A-S

See a description of each module.

Mandated Non-Core Caseworker Training
Caseworkers are required to receive 12 hours of Domestic Violence training within two years of hire. Caseworkers are required to complete an introductory course on Human Trafficking (as specified in 5101:2-33-55(F)(4)) within two years of date of hire.

Mandated Ongoing Caseworker Training
After completing the Core Series in their first year, caseworkers are required to attend 36 hours of ongoing training each year thereafter.   The workshops attended should be those identified by completing the Individual Training Needs Assessment (ITNA).


SUPERVISOR TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
(OAC 5101:2-33-56)

Mandated Core Training
The OAC requires new supervisors complete a minimum of 60 hours of the Supervisor Core Series in their first year of employment in their supervisory position, and 30 hours of in-service training every year thereafter.

The Supervisor Core Series consists of the following six modules, which the OCWTP strongly recommends be taken in sequence:


Supervising Casework Practice (12 hours)
  • In-person: 511-SC1A-S
  • Virtual: 511-SC1A-DL3-S

 

*Learning Lab: Promoting Critical Thinking in Casework Practice (6 hours)

  • In-person: 511-SC1-LLS

Leadership in Child Welfare (12 hours)

  • In-person: 512-SC2A-S
  • Virtual: 512-SC2A-DL3-S

Leading Change and Managing Conflict (12 hours)

  • In-person: 513-SC3A-S
  • Virtual: 513-SC3A-DL3-S

Assessing and Evaluating Individual Staff Performance (12 hours)

  • In-person: 514-SC4A-S
  • Virtual: 514-SC4A-DL3-S

Professional Development of Staff (12 hours)

  • In-person: 515-SC5A-S
  • Virtual: 515-SC5A-DL3-S

Building a Highly Effective Unit (12 hours)

  • In-person: 516-SC6A-S
  • Virtual: 516-SC6A-DL3-S

*Attendance at the learning lab that accompanies Modules I is not required, but is strongly recommended, as the lab is designed to help participants take what they learned in the workshop to a skill level through practice and application.

See a description of the content covered in each module.
Mandated Non-Core Supervisor Training
Supervisors are required to receive 12 hours of Domestic Violence training within two years of hire. Supervisors are required to complete an introductory course on Human Trafficking (as specified in 5101:2-33-56(A)(5)) within two years of date of hire.

Mandated Ongoing Supervisor Training
After completing the Core Series, supervisors are required to attend 30 hours of ongoing training each year thereafter.   The workshops attended should be those identified by completing the Individual Training Needs Assessment (ITNA).

E-Track Tip Did you know that you can quickly search for and enroll in available sessions of these courses inside E-Track? Simply log into E-Track and click on the [Advanced Search] button; click on the Classification magnifying glass icon; scroll down and click on the yellow Supervisors/Managers folder; click on the CORE - Supervisor/Manager classification to select; then click on the [Search] button; on the resulting screen, locate the desired learning and click on the [Sessions] button to see available sessions; and to the left of the desired session, click on the [ENROLL] button. For more information, visit the E-Track Help Center.

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