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
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.
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.
|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|
|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|
|July 27, 2022||9:00 AM||Plain Language||230702||Microsoft Teams|
|October 12, 2022||9:00 AM||Plain Language||231002||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|
|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|
|June 7, 2022||1:00 PM||Inclusive Meetings||230610||Microsoft Teams|
|July 13, 2022||11:00 AM||Inclusive Meetings||230705||Microsoft Teams|
|August 9, 2022||10:00 AM||Inclusive Meetings||230806||Microsoft Teams|
|June 16, 2022||10:00 AM||Resiliency for Supervisors||230611||Microsoft Teams|
|July 18, 2022||10:00 AM||Resiliency for Supervisors||230706||Microsoft Teams|
|August 16, 2022||2:00 PM||Resiliency for Supervisors||230808||Microsoft Teams|
|June 22, 2022||10:00 AM||Resiliency in Changing Times||230612||Microsoft Teams|
|July 27, 2022||1:00 PM||Resiliency in Changing Times||230707||Microsoft Teams|
|August 23, 2022||9:00 AM||Resiliency in Changing Times||230808||Microsoft Teams|