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.

 

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.

Date Class
5/1 Finding Peace During Difficult Times
5/8 Overcome Procrastination
5/15 People Pleasing
5/22 Cultivating Creativity
5/29 Taking Constructive Criticism
6/5 Breathe Your Way to Better Health
6/12 Speaking Up for Yourself
6/19 StoryTime: Shifting Perspectives
6/26 Muscle Tension and Relaxation

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

         
Date Time Class Class ID Location
June 4, 2024 10:00 AM Making Meaning 250605 Microsoft Teams
June 18, 2024 10:00 AM Uncomfortable Conversations 250606 Microsoft Teams
June 6, 2024 1:00 PM *Building and Maintaining Relationships 250607 Microsoft Teams
June 26, 2024 10:00 AM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 250608 Microsoft Teams
June 21, 2024 10:00 AM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 250609 Microsoft Teams
August 14, 2024 9:00 AM Understanding Interpersonal Needs 250803 Microsoft Teams
December 4, 2024 1:00 PM Understanding Interpersonal Needs 251203 Microsoft Teams
September 19, 2024 10:00 AM *Building and Maintaining Work Relationships 250902 Microsoft Teams
October 16, 2024 1:00 PM You and Your Personality 251002 Microsoft Teams
December 6, 2024 9:00 AM You and Your Personality 251204 Microsoft Teams
June 24, 2024 11:00 AM *Gifts of Imperfection Book Club 250610 Microsoft Teams
July 16, 2024 10:00 AM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 250703 Microsoft Teams
August 20, 2024 1:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 250805 Microsoft Teams
September 17, 2024 10:00 AM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 250903 Microsoft Teams
October 22, 2024 1:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 251003 Microsoft Teams
November 19, 2024 10:00 AM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 251102 Microsoft Teams
December 17, 2024 1:00 PM CORE: a Culture of Respect and Empathy 251205 Microsoft Teams
July 9, 2024 10:00 AM Uncomfortable Conversations 250704 Microsoft Teams
October 8, 2024 10:00 AM Uncomfortable Conversations 251004 Microsoft Teams
July 23, 2024 10:00 AM Leading Through Change 250705 Microsoft Teams
October 22, 2024 10:00 AM Leading Through Change 251005 Microsoft Teams
August 6, 2024 10:00 AM Making Meaning 250806 Microsoft Teams
August 20, 2024 10:00 AM Motivation and Coaching 250807 Microsoft Teams
September 10, 2024 10:00 AM Accountability in the Workplace 250904 Microsoft Teams
December 3, 2024 10:00 AM Accountability in the Workplace 251206 Microsoft Teams
September 24, 2024 10:00 AM The Impact of Attitude 250905 Microsoft Teams
December 17, 2024 10:00 AM The Impact of Attitude 251207 Microsoft Teams
November 5, 2024 10:00 AM De-escalation Techniques 251103 Microsoft Teams
September 18, 2024 10:00 AM You and Leadership 250906 Microsoft Teams
November 13, 2024 9:00 AM You and Leadership 251105 Microsoft Teams
October 30, 2024 9:00 AM You and Teamwork 251006 Microsoft Teams
December 13, 2024 9:00 AM You and Teamwork 251208 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

Required 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.

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.