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.
DHHS Wellness Opportunities
A program from the Maine Office of Behavioral Health, has various wellness opportunities available exclusively to DHHS staff to help manage stress in the wake of COVID-19.
Travel Application Online Training
This 40 minute video will walk you through the basic steps for completing and submitting your travel expense. Visit the Travel App Training (MP4 video, state employees only)
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.
Performance Leadership Certificate Form
Financial Fundamentals video training coming soon!
Preparing for Promotion
[form coming soon]
Mandatory Training for all DHHS Employees
Curriculum development, coordination and tracking of training required by policy
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.
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.
|September 14, 2021||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)||220901||TBD|
|November 23, 2021||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)||221102||TBD|
|October 6, 2021||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)||221001||Zoom|
|August 26, 2021||2:00 PM||Welcome to DHHS!||220802||Via Teams|
|September 23, 2021||2:00 PM||Welcome to DHHS!||220909||Via Teams|
|October 28, 2021||2:00 PM||Welcome to DHHS!||221006||Via Teams|
|November 18, 2021||2:00 PM||Welcome to DHHS!||221107||Via Teams|
|December 16, 2021||2:00 PM||Welcome to DHHS!||221206||Via Teams|
|September 7, 2021||1:00 PM||*Establishing and Maintaining Work Relationships||220910||Microsoft Teams|
|November 3, 2021||1:00 PM||*Establishing and Maintaining Work Relationships||221108||Microsoft Teams|
|September 3, 2021||10:00 AM||Welcome to DHHS Management||220911||Microsoft Teams|
|August 6, 2021||9:00 AM||Travel App for New DHHS Employees||220805||Microsoft Teams|
|September 3, 2021||9:00 AM||Travel App for New DHHS Employees||220913||Microsoft Teams|
|October 1, 2021||9:00 AM||Travel App for New DHHS Employees||221009||Microsoft Teams|
|October 29, 2021||9:00 AM||Travel App for New DHHS Employees||221010||Microsoft Teams|
|August 20, 2021||9:00 AM||Travel App Refresher||220806||Microsoft Teams|
|September 17, 2021||9:00 AM||Travel App Refresher||220914||Microsoft Teams|
|October 15, 2021||9:00 AM||Travel App Refresher||221011||Microsoft Teams|
|August 10, 2021||8:00 AM||*Managing in State Government||220807||Microsoft Teams|
|September 14, 2021||8:00 AM||*Managing in State Government||220915||Microsoft Teams|
|October 14, 2021||8:00 AM||*Managing in State Government||221012||Microsoft Teams|
|November 9, 2021||8:00 AM||*Managing in State Government||221111||Microsoft Teams|
|August 5, 2021||10:00 AM||*De-escalation Techniques||220809||Zoom|
|September 21, 2021||10:00 AM||*De-escalation Techniques||220921||Zoom|
|October 6, 2021||10:00 AM||*De-escalation Techniques||221014||Zoom|
|November 9, 2021||10:00 AM||*De-escalation Techniques||221114||Zoom|
|December 8, 2021||10:00 AM||*De-escalation Techniques||221209||Zoom|