In order to register for training sessions, please click on the button below to go to the Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System (WCWPDS) website to access PDS Online. Once you reach the WCWPDS website, you will click on the "PDS Online Go" button in order to login and register for foundation and special skills/topics training sessions.  Once you reach the PDS Online system, you will be able to search training sessions  by title or by Partnership. Complete instructions for logging in and registering for training sessions are available on the WCWPDS website via the address below.


Foster Parent Foundation Series

Location (mapdocument)


Session ID


Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 36197 Main Street, Whitehall

3/2/15- 6/2/15

WWP Trempealeau


PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE:  The remainder of this series will now be held at the Polk County Government Center, 100 Polk Plaza, Balsam Lake. 
April 28th (Module 6, and Module 8 if time):  5:30-9:00 p.m. in the West Conference Room
May 12th (Module 7):  5:30-9:00 p.m. in the North Conference Room

3/3/15- 5/27/15

WWP Pierce

La Crosse

La Crosse County DHS, 300 4th St N, La Crosse

6/8/15- 10/17/15

WWP La Crosse


Chippewa County Courthouse, 711 N Bridge St, Chippewa Falls
(All Modules held in Room 302, except for Module 4B on Oct 13, which will be held in Room 3 on Lower Level)

9/15/15- 11/17/2015

WWP Chippewa 2015

Social Worker/Foster Parent Trainings
Location Dates Notes

Effects of Maltreatment on Child Development

Sleep Innlink, Eau Claire

May 5-6, 2015

Menu Item Foundation

Secondary Traumatic Stress

Sleep Innlink, Eau Claire

June 10, 2015


Safety Booster

Sleep Innlink, Eau Claire

July 7, 2015


Working with Parents with Personality Disorders
(2 sessions)

Sleep Innlink, Eau Claire

Flat Creek Eaterylink, Hayward

August 11, 2015

September 10, 2015


Initial Assessment

Clarionlink, Eau Claire

September 14-16, 2015

Menu Item Foundation

Trauma Informed Practice (2 sessions)

Clarionlink, Eau Claire

Flat Creek Eaterylink, Hayward

September 23-24, 2015

October 13-14, 2015


Safety in Child Protective Services

Sleep Innlink, Eau Claire

October 21-22, 2015

Required Foundation

Separation, Placement and Permanence

Clarionlink, Eau Claire

November 11-13, 2015


Motivational Interviewing

Clarionlink, Eau Claire

November 18-19 AND December 8, 2015

Note:  This training is three days total