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

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.

1/4/23 Mindful Eating
1/11/23 Gifts of Imperfection Pt 1
1/18/23 Gifts of Imperfection Pt 2
1/25/23 Cultivating Emotional Intelligence
2/1/23 Self Love
2/8/23 Psychological Flexibility
2/15/23 A Relational Approach to Conflict
2/22/23 Making Healthy Habits Stick

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

         
Date Time Class Class ID Location
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
February 17, 2023 8:30 AM Contract Budgets (Attending Contract Process is mandatory prior to attending Contract Budgets) 240204 Microsoft Teams
February 8, 2023 8:15 AM Contract Process 240205 Augusta
February 21, 2023 10:00 AM Stress Management 240209 Microsoft Teams
February 7, 2023 10:00 AM De-escalation Techniques 240207 Microsoft Teams
March 14, 2023 10:00 AM Recalibrating in the Face of Today's Realities: 240305 Microsoft Teams
April 4, 2023 10:00 AM De-escalation Techniques 240404 Microsoft Teams
April 18, 2023 10:00 AM Stress Management 240406 Microsoft Teams
May 16, 2023 10:00 AM Recalibrating in the Face of Today's Realities: 240504 Microsoft Teams
June 6, 2023 10:00 AM De-escalation Techniques 240603 Microsoft Teams
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 Stress Management 240803 Microsoft Teams
September 12, 2023 10:00 AM Recalibrating in the Face of Today's Realities: 240902 Microsoft Teams
October 10, 2023 10:00 AM De-escalation Techniques 241002 Microsoft Teams
October 24, 2023 10:00 AM Stress Management 241003 Microsoft Teams
November 14, 2023 10:00 AM Recalibrating in the Face of Today's Realities: 241102 Microsoft Teams
December 5, 2023 10:00 AM De-escalation Techniques 241202 Microsoft Teams
December 12, 2023 10:00 AM Stress Management 241203 Microsoft Teams
February 14, 2023 2:00 PM Microsoft Teams: Tips and Tricks 240208 Microsoft Teams
February 28, 2023 2:00 PM Excel: Getting Started 240210 Microsoft Teams
March 14, 2023 2:00 PM Excel: Advanced Functions and Charts 240306 Microsoft Teams
March 28, 2023 2:00 PM Excel: Pivot Tables Part 1 240307 Microsoft Teams
April 11, 2023 2:00 PM Excel: Pivot Tables Part 2 240405 Microsoft Teams
April 25, 2023 2:00 PM Microsoft: Creating Accessible Content 240407 Microsoft Teams
May 9, 2023 2:00 PM Outlook 240503 Microsoft Teams
May 23, 2023 2:00 PM Microsoft Teams: Meetings 240505 Microsoft Teams
June 20, 2023 2:00 PM Excel: Getting Started 240606 Microsoft Teams
March 16, 2023 9:00 AM You in a Team 240308 Microsoft Teams
May 18, 2023 9:00 AM You in a Team 240506 Microsoft Teams
March 22, 2023 9:00 AM *Plain Language 240309 Microsoft Teams
June 9, 2023 9:00 AM *Plain Language 240607 Microsoft Teams
February 16, 2023 1:00 PM Your Leadership Style 240211 Microsoft Teams
April 7, 2023 9:00 AM Your Leadership Style 240409 Microsoft Teams
April 5, 2023 9:00 AM *Building and Maintaining Work Relationships 240410 Microsoft Teams
February 23, 2023 10:00 AM *Essential Communication Skills for Supervisors 240213 Microsoft Teams
March 30, 2023 1:00 PM *Essential Communication Skills for Supervisors 240310 Microsoft Teams
June 14, 2023 10:00 AM *Essential Communication Skills for Supervisors 240608 Microsoft Teams
February 1, 2023 *Performance Leadership Certificate 240214 Microsoft Teams
February 10, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Refresher 240215 Microsoft Teams
March 10, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Refresher 240311 Microsoft Teams
April 7, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Refresher 240411 Microsoft Teams
May 5, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Refresher 240507 Microsoft Teams
June 2, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Refresher 240609 Microsoft Teams
June 30, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Refresher 240610 Microsoft Teams
February 24, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App for New DHHS Employees 240216 Microsoft Teams
March 24, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App for New DHHS Employees 240312 Microsoft Teams
April 21, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App for New DHHS Employees 240412 Microsoft Teams
May 19, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App for New DHHS Employees 240508 Microsoft Teams
June 16, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App for New DHHS Employees 240611 Microsoft Teams
March 2, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Troubleshooting for DHHS Employees 240313 Microsoft Teams
April 6, 2023 9:00 AM Travel App Troubleshooting for DHHS Employees 240413 Microsoft Teams
February 7, 2023 2:00 PM Outlook 240218 Microsoft Teams
February 24, 2023 2:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 240219 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.

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.