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 (map)


Session ID

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





Iron County

Mercer Town Hall, 2657 W Railroad St, Mercer

11/10/15 -1/18/2016

WWP Mercer

Social Worker/Foster Parent Trainings
Location Dates Notes

Trauma Informed Practice

Flat Creek Eatery, Hayward


October 13-14, 2015


Safety in Child Protective Services

Sleep Inn, Eau Claire

October 21-22, 2015

Required Foundation


Flat Creek Eatery, Hayward

October 28, 2015

Menu Item Foundation

Separation, Placement and Permanence

Clarion, Eau Claire

November 11-13, 2015

Using our Trauma Lens (three sessions)
Flat Creek Eatery, Hayward

Sleep Inn, Eau Claire

Best Western Riverfront, La Crosse

November 16, 2015

November 17, 2015

December 10, 2015

Pre-Requisite: Trauma Informed Practice

Motivational Interviewing

Clarion, Eau Claire

November 18-19 AND December 8, 2015

Note:  This training is three days total