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Level I - Mandatory Specialized Training


After the completion of Child Welfare CORE Training and the successful completion of New Worker Certification, new workers are expected to complete the mandatory specialized workshops within eighteen months following their start date with DHS. New workers will be enrolled and notified via email when their enrollment schedule is completed. Workers may view their schedule in KIDS.

Classes listed below are the required trainings for Specialists of current COREs or those who attended after CORE 337.

For a list of required Level I trainings for Specialists prior to CORE 337, please choose one of the two corresponding choices for COREs listed below:

CLICK HERE - Level 1 Requirements Prior to CORE 316

Click Here Level 1 requirements CORE 316 through CORE 337

Courses listed in bold with the following (*) denotes they are approved for CEU credit. For a complete list of courses approved for CEU's, please visit the following page: CEU's for Social Work Licensure


Level II - Intermediate Specialized Training


Workers in specialized tracks (Child Protective Services, Permanency Planning, Foster Care, Adoptions or Comprehensive) must complete their Level II training within 36 months of their CORE graduation date. With supervisory approval, workers may enroll themselves in these workshops on KIDS.

  • CW 2008 - Advanced Legal (Online) (Not currently available)
  • CW 2009 - *Substance Abuse Connection (Not currently available)
  • CW 2016 - Overview of the Oklahoma Sucessful Adulthood Program
  • CW 2111 - *Early Child Development in Child Welfare

Level III - Specialized Training


These trainings are for experienced staff who have completed their Level I and Level II specific tracks.

Misc - Specialized Optional Training


With SUPERVISORY APPROVAL, any worker may enroll themselves in these workshops on KIDS regardless of their status of completion in Level I, II or III trainings.

Contact Information

Child Welfare Training Program
OU/OKDHS Training and Research Center
617 W. Rock Creek Road Norman, OK 73069
Phone: (405) 573-9191 | Fax: (405) 573-9292 | Email: Child Welfare Training
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