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

 

Remote Work

Get information about remote work (PDF)

Office Ergonomics (JPEG)

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.

Lunch & Let Go Wellness Series - Wednesdays 12 - 12:30 (PDF)

 

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)

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

         
Date Time Class Class ID Location
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

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