Trainer News from the OCWTP
July 2013 
social media 
Trainers and Coaches,
Please remember to protect the safety and security of the learning environment by not posting photographs of participants on any social media sites.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Services Administration Toolkit 

If you are looking for behavioral health case scenarios to enrich your transfer of learning experiences, check out the SAMHSA toolkit "Helping Child Welfare Workers Support Families with Substance Use, Mental, and Co-Occurring Disorders Training Package." It was developed to educate child welfare professionals about substance abuse and mental health disorders among families. These modules include six case scenarios related to the following topics:

  • Understanding Substance Use Disorders, Treatment, and Recovery
  • Understanding Mental Disorders, Treatment and Recovery
  • Engagement and Intervention with Parents Affected by Substance Use Disorders, Mental Disorders and Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Developing a Comprehensive Response for Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders, Mental Disorders and Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Understanding the Needs of Children of Parents with Substance Use or Mental Disorders  

 For more information, click here.

2013-2014 Training of Trainers Schedule

Presentation Skills

December 18-20, 2013

May 13-15, 2014


Curriculum Development

 November 6-7, 2013

February 5-6, 2014


So You Want to be an OCWTP Trainer

 January 17, 2014

April 4, 2014


Transfer of  Learning

January 3, 2013

April 3, 2014


PowerPoint TOT

November 25, 2013

May 6, 2014 


Culture & Diversity

Contact Debra Sparrow




For more information contact Debra Sparrow at dsparrow@ihs-trainet.com
Contact Information
Debra Sparrow
Institute for Human Services