Staff Education and Training Unit (SETU) Services

The DHHS Staff Education and Training Unit (SETU) is contained within Workforce Development out of the DHHS Commissioner's Office. SETU exists to develop, deliver and support the required training and professional development needs of staff across all Program Offices within DHHS.

 

Forms

Training Registrations

The trainings offered below require registration. Click on the class link to view a description of the training and to complete a registration form.

*Class titles listed in brown and prefaced by an asterisk are multi-day classes.

DHHS Weekly Wellness Workshops from StrengthenME

StrengthenME, a program from the Maine Office of Behavioral Health, has ongoing wellness opportunities available exclusively to DHHS staff to help manage stress. The purpose of these half-hour sessions hosted twice every Wednesday from 12:00-12:30 and 12:30-1:00 is to provide regular wellness, stress management, and resiliency-building practice opportunities and resources.

Date Class
5/3 Declutter Your Mind and Space
5/10 Building Self-Confidence
5/17 Importance of Hydration
5/24 Fostering Forgiveness
5/31 The Problem with Perfectionism
6/7 Engaging the Senses
6/14 Boost Your Energy
6/21 The Benefits of Movement
6/28 Adult Friendship

Register here: DHHS Weekly Wellness Workshops (office.com)

         
Date Time Class Class ID Location
June 20, 2023 10:00 AM Stress Management 240605 Microsoft Teams
July 18, 2023 10:00 AM Recalibrating in the Face of Today's Realities: 240702 Microsoft Teams
August 8, 2023 10:00 AM De-escalation Techniques 240802 Microsoft Teams
August 22, 2023 10:00 AM Respectful Workplace 240803 Microsoft Teams
September 12, 2023 10:00 AM Work-Life Rhythm 240902 Microsoft Teams
October 10, 2023 10:00 AM De-escalation Techniques 241002 Microsoft Teams
October 24, 2023 10:00 AM Sustaining Compassion 241003 Microsoft Teams
November 14, 2023 10:00 AM Respectful Workplace 241102 Microsoft Teams
December 5, 2023 10:00 AM De-escalation Techniques 241202 Microsoft Teams
December 12, 2023 10:00 AM Sustaining Compassion 241203 Microsoft Teams
June 9, 2023 9:00 AM *Plain Language 240607 Microsoft Teams
June 14, 2023 10:00 AM *Essential Communication Skills for Supervisors 240608 Microsoft Teams
June 7, 2023 1:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 240613 Microsoft Teams
June 29, 2023 1:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 240614 Microsoft Teams
July 7, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Training ( all DHHS users) 240703 Microsoft Teams
August 4, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Training ( all DHHS users) 240804 Microsoft Teams
September 1, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Training ( all DHHS users) 240904 Microsoft Teams
October 6, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Training ( all DHHS users) 241004 Microsoft Teams
November 3, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Training ( all DHHS users) 241103 Microsoft Teams
December 1, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Training ( all DHHS users) 241205 Microsoft Teams
August 9, 2023 1:00 PM *Essential Communication Skills for Supervisors 240805 Microsoft Teams
October 11, 2023 10:00 AM *Essential Communication Skills for Supervisors 241005 Microsoft Teams
December 1, 2023 10:00 AM *Essential Communication Skills for Supervisors 241206 Microsoft Teams
November 15, 2023 10:00 AM *Plain Language 241104 Microsoft Teams
July 25, 2023 1:00 PM Understanding Interpersonal Needs 240704 Microsoft Teams
September 26, 2023 1:00 PM Understanding Interpersonal Needs 240905 Microsoft Teams
November 16, 2023 9:00 AM Understanding Interpersonal Needs 241105 Microsoft Teams
June 23, 2023 9:00 AM Your Leadership Style 240615 Microsoft Teams
August 24, 2023 1:00 PM Your Leadership Style 240806 Microsoft Teams
November 8, 2023 9:00 AM Your Leadership Style 241106 Microsoft Teams
July 12, 2023 1:00 PM *Building and Maintaining Work Relationships 240705 Microsoft Teams
September 13, 2023 10:00 AM *Building and Maintaining Work Relationships 240906 Microsoft Teams
September 28, 2023 9:00 AM You in a Team 240907 Microsoft Teams
October 20, 2023 9:00 AM You in a Team 241006 Microsoft Teams
December 6, 2023 1:00 PM You in a Team 241207 Microsoft Teams
July 20, 2023 1:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 240707 Microsoft Teams
August 17, 2023 1:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 240808 Microsoft Teams
September 21, 2023 1:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 240909 Microsoft Teams
October 19, 2023 1:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 241009 Microsoft Teams
December 7, 2023 1:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 241209 Microsoft Teams
November 17, 2023 10:00 AM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 241107 Microsoft Teams

Certificate Programs

SETU facilitates two professional development opportunities through certificate programs. These are comprehensive professional development activities involving a small cohort of participants who receive training, group facilitation services, evaluation of work products and goal planning for further professional development. Audiences for these certificates include supervisors/managers and any DHHS employee.

Online Trainings

Required Training for all DHHS Employees

DHHS New Employee Orientation - This is a required session for all new DHHS employees. This one -day program includes information on the Department, defines the expectations and responsibilities of your role, and the major initiatives of DHHS. Enrollment is completed by the DHHS Staff Education and Training Unit.

Managing in State Government - The Managing in State Government Program is designed to introduce new supervisors to policies and procedures of the State, tools and resources available to help you succeed and to guide your employees' performance, and a sharing of best practices with your peers.

DHHS Workforce Development Training Resources

SETU has a repository of topics pertinent to DHHS staff. These topics are short focused videos of processes and topics specifically targeted for new employees and management staff. Free live and recorded webinar resources from various providers can be assessed on the SETU website as well.