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.

 

SETU Services in Detail

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

DHHS staff can use this link to review the monthly topics and register to receive a calendar invite.

Date Time Topic Registration
27-Sep 1pm Get Started with Microsoft Teams https://aka.ms/MaineDHHSGetStartedwithTeams-9/27-Reg
30-Sep 2pm Get Started with Microsoft Teams https://aka.ms/MaineDHHSGetStartedwithTeams-9/30-Reg
11-Oct 1pm Go Further with Teams Meetings https://aka.ms/MaineDHHSGoFurtherwithTeamsMeetings-10/11-Reg
14-Oct 2pm Go Further with Increased Collaboration in Teams https://aka.ms/MaineDHHSIncreasedCollaborationinTeams-10/14-Reg
25-Oct 1pm Microsoft Cloud Storage OneDrive and SharePoint https://aka.ms/MaineDHHSCloudStorageinM365-10/25-Reg
28-Oct 2pm Get Started with Microsoft Excel https://aka.ms/MaineDHHSGetStartedwithMicrosoftExcel-10/28-Reg
15-Nov 1pm Go Further with Excel Advanced Functions and Graphs https://aka.ms/MaineDHHSGoFurtherwithExcelFuntions-11/15-Reg
18-Nov 2pm Go Further with Excel Tables and Collaboration https://aka.ms/MaineDHHSGoFurtherwithExcelTables-11/18-Reg
         
Date Time Class Class ID Location
December 8, 2022 8:30 AM Ethical Decision Making for Social Workers (In order to receive 4 contact hours credit for this training, you must attend the entire training from 8:30am - 12:30pm) 231202 Zoom
December 1, 2022 9:00 AM Social Work Ethics (In order to receive 6 contact hours credit for this training, you must attend the entire training from 9:00am - 4:00pm) 231203 Zoom
October 12, 2022 9:00 AM Plain Language 231002 Microsoft Teams
October 14, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App for New DHHS Employees 231003 Microsoft Teams
November 11, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App for New DHHS Employees 231103 Microsoft Teams
December 9, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App for New DHHS Employees 231203 Microsoft Teams
October 28, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App Refresher 231004 Microsoft Teams
November 25, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App Refresher 231104 Microsoft Teams
December 23, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App Refresher 231204 Microsoft Teams
October 6, 2022 9:00 AM You in a Team 321006 Microsoft Teams
November 8, 2022 9:00 AM You in a Team 321106 Microsoft Teams
December 13, 2022 9:00 AM You in a Team 321205 Microsoft Teams
October 6, 2022 1:30 PM Your Leadership Style 231007 Microsoft Teams
November 15, 2022 1:30 PM Your Leadership Style 231107 Microsoft Teams
December 6, 2022 9:00 AM Your Leadership Style 231206 Microsoft Teams
October 27, 2022 1:30 PM Resiliency for Supervisors 231008 Microsoft Teams
November 17, 2022 1:30 PM Resiliency for Supervisors 231108 Microsoft Teams
December 14, 2022 1:30 PM Resiliency for Supervisors 231207 Microsoft Teams
October 26, 2022 9:00 AM Resiliency in Changing Times 231009 Microsoft Teams
November 29, 2022 1:00 PM Resiliency in Changing Times 231109 Microsoft Teams
December 20, 2022 1:00 PM Resiliency in Changing Times 231208 Microsoft Teams
October 19, 2022 1:00 PM Competitive Procurement (RFP, RFQ, RFA) Evaluator Training 231011 Augusta
October 11, 2022 1:00 PM Competitive Procurement Process (RFP, RFQ, RFA) 231010 Augusta
October 28, 2022 8:30 AM Contract Budgets (Attending Contract Process is mandatory prior to attending Contract Budgets) 231012 Microsoft Teams
October 20, 2022 8:15 AM Contract Process 231013 Augusta
November 15, 2022 1:00 PM Competitive Procurement Process (RFP, RFQ, RFA) 231110 Augusta
November 16, 2022 1:00 PM Competitive Procurement (RFP, RFQ, RFA) Evaluator Training 231111 Augusta
November 18, 2022 8:30 AM Contract Budgets (Attending Contract Process is mandatory prior to attending Contract Budgets) 231112 Microsoft Teams
November 9, 2022 8:15 AM Contract Process 231113 Augusta
December 13, 2022 1:00 PM Competitive Procurement Process (RFP, RFQ, RFA) 231209 Augusta
December 14, 2022 1:00 PM Competitive Procurement (RFP, RFQ, RFA) Evaluator Training 231210 Augusta
December 16, 2022 8:30 AM Contract Budgets (Attending Contract Process is mandatory prior to attending Contract Budgets) 231211 Microsoft Teams
December 7, 2022 8:15 AM Contract Process 231212 Augusta
January 17, 2023 1:00 PM Competitive Procurement Process (RFP, RFQ, RFA) 240102 Augusta
January 18, 2023 1:00 PM Competitive Procurement (RFP, RFQ, RFA) Evaluator Training 240103 Augusta
February 14, 2023 1:00 PM Competitive Procurement Process (RFP, RFQ, RFA) 240202 Augusta
February 15, 2023 1:00 PM Competitive Procurement (RFP, RFQ, RFA) Evaluator Training 240203 Augusta
January 20, 2023 8:30 AM Contract Budgets (Attending Contract Process is mandatory prior to attending Contract Budgets) 240104 Microsoft Teams
February 17, 2023 8:30 AM Contract Budgets (Attending Contract Process is mandatory prior to attending Contract Budgets) 240204 Microsoft Teams
January 11, 2023 8:15 AM Contract Process 240105 Augusta
February 8, 2023 8:15 AM Contract Process 240205 Augusta
October 19, 2022 1:00 PM Chill Out! Stress Management Session 1: Three methods of relaxation 231014 Microsoft Teams
October 26, 2022 1:00 PM Chill Out! Stress Management Session 2: Three life style changes to promote stress reduction 231015 Microsoft Teams
October 28, 2022 2:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 231016 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

Mandatory 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. Enrollment is restricted to those referred through the Staff Education and Training Unit.  Attendance at all 3 days is required, partial credit will not be granted.

Curriculum Development Technical Assistance

SETU provides the Performance Based Training sessions for trainers new to their roles within the Dept. This is by request and for this targeted population.

Consultation on development, delivery, logistics and evaluation of curriculum for various internal/external audiences throughout DHHS, as requested from Program Offices.

By Request Training Programs

In addition to the certificate programs SETU, by management request, can provide training for work teams on:

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.