DHHS Workforce Development Training Resources

Resources on this page serve as training and information you can access as needed.

They are included as pre-work for some of our in-person training or as a quick guide for reference. Check back often as we will be adding new topics regularly.

Think there is a training resource DHHS employees would find useful on this page? Let us know:dhs.setu@maine.gov

Dementia

The four (4) Dementia Modules currently available are mandatory trainings for Adult Protective Services Investigators and Guardian Representatives. New hires must complete these trainings within 60 days of hire. Upon completion of all four modules, staff will receive a certificate of completion.

Communication Skills

 

DHHS Contract, RFP and Financial

 

Goal Planning and Self Assessments

Hiring

Meeting Facilitation

Onboarding

Performance Management

Trauma Informed Services

How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime 16:02 min.

Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse has tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who've experienced high levels of trauma are at triple the risk for heart disease and lung cancer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95ovIJ3dsNk

Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) Online Training

This series of training developed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explains what Adverse Childhood Experiences are, the lifetime effects of childhood trauma, the guidelines for preventing, and the steps to building resilience.

Module 1 - Total time 31 min.

This module discusses the connection between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and medical, social and public health issues

Introduction 5:05 min.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbTl4UujRPg

Lesson 1: 9:15 min.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-SSwYTe8TY

Lesson 2:

Video 1 of 2 1:17 min.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAqw9eWRSIc

Video 2 of 2 6:13 min.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mgdq-oIbPcc

Lesson 3:

Video 1 of 2 1:03 min.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vezTnx8s2j8

Video 2 of 2 7:40 min.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAw_XpPWtBk

Module 1 Conclusion- :49 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78FOqjDVGXI

MODULE 2 Total time: 23 min

Module 2 focuses on preventing and mitigating the effects of ACES

Introduction 1:38 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrjrRgq3USM

Lesson 1

Video 1 of 3 5:39 min.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6wl3h8qmaI

Video 2 of 3 :27 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFoNMXvR5O8

Video 3 of 3 6:39min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1c2X5T7frw

Lesson 2

Video 1 of 3 2:47 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkpHRNZcWsU

Video 2 of 3 :41 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWvy_8BR7Do

Video 3 of 3 3:12 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3BxoEbPXFs

Goal 1: :37 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CT3VHvv2wVA

Goal 2: :21 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faSA2WWNBX0

Goal 3: :53 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t33z4lJiDcA

Goal 4: :52

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbRNnX7f0SA

Module 2 Conclusion 1:00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IymOMlrwc6Y