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

Hybrid Meetings ~ Promoting Inclusion and Participation

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.

DHHS Wednesday Wellness Workshops (office.com)

 

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

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.

 

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 Training Topic Registration Link
5/10/22 10:00-11:00am Teams Chat and Meetings https://aka.ms/MaineDHHS-TeamsChatandMeetings-May10Reg
5/11/22 11:00-12:00 Breakout Rooms https://aka.ms/MaineDHHS-Breakout-May11Reg
5/12/22 2:00-3:00pm Teams Channels and Files https://aka.ms/MaineDHHS-TeamsChannelsandFiles-May12Reg
5/18/22 10:00-11:00am Forms https://aka.ms/MaineDHHS-Forms-May18Reg
5/24/22 10:00-11:00am Teams Chat and Meetings https://aka.ms/MaineDHHS-TeamsChatandMeetings-May24Reg
5/25/22 1:00-2:00pm Breakout Rooms https://aka.ms/MaineDHHS-Breakout-May25Reg
5/26/22 2:00-3:00pm Teams Channels and Files https://aka.ms/MaineDHHS-TeamsChannelsandFiles-May26Reg

MS Teams Training Descriptions (PDF)

         
Date Time Class Class ID Location
August 10, 2022 1:00 PM *Essential Communication Skills for Supervisors 230803 Microsoft Teams
September 7, 2022 1:00 PM *Establishing and Maintaining Work Relationships 230902 Microsoft Teams
May 24, 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) 230503 Zoom
September 22, 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) 230903 Zoom
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
September 22, 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) 230904 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
May 27, 2022 2:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 230505 Microsoft Teams
July 27, 2022 9:00 AM Plain Language 230702 Microsoft Teams
October 12, 2022 9:00 AM Plain Language 231002 Microsoft Teams
May 27, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App for New DHHS Employees 230506 Microsoft Teams
June 24, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App for New DHHS Employees 230607 Microsoft Teams
July 22, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App for New DHHS Employees 230703 Microsoft Teams
August 19, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App for New DHHS Employees 230804 Microsoft Teams
September 16, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App for New DHHS Employees 230905 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
June 10, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App Refresher 230608 Microsoft Teams
July 8, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App Refresher 230704 Microsoft Teams
August 5, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App Refresher 230805 Microsoft Teams
September 30, 2022 9:00 AM Travel App Refresher 230906 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
May 23, 2022 9:00 AM Resiliency in Changing Times 230509 Microsoft Teams
June 8, 2022 1:00 PM *Essential Communication Skills for Supervisors 230609 Microsoft Teams
June 24, 2022 2:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 230610 Microsoft Teams

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