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.
SETU facilitates three 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. The DHHS Business Certificate is a joint training program from the Division of Contract Management, along with Program and Fiscal Coordination. The audiences for this certificate are those whose responsibilities include RFP, contract administration and fiscal management.
Performance Leadership Certificate Form
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.