Training Materials

This page includes links to the training materials that are located on MCWP tablets. These materials will are located on our website so that learners can easily refer back to them, print them, or save them on their work computers.

Child Welfare Statutes and Organizations

Links on this page include State & Bureau resources, administrative codes, child welfare related organizations, professional development resources, and information for supervisors and families.

Home Visiting Resource Toolkit for Early Childhood Professionals

Articles, webinars, websites, books and face-to-face training opportunities on a variety of topics including adult mental health, collaboration, child development, data, domestic violence, ethics, pregnancy, community resources, program administration, substance abuse and trauma.

Home Visiting Resources for Parents/Caregivers

Articles, videos, and websites on child development, health, home visiting, parenting, postpartum, pregnancy, safe sleep guidelines, social/emotional developmet, teens, and addiction.

Information for Caregivers to Foster Children

Websites with information that is useful to foster and adoptive parents and relatives.

MCWP Mobile Apps

We currently have three apps available that were made in-house: Danger Threats and Protective Capacities, Developmental Milestones and Assessment, and Foster Care Licensing

MCWP Publications

This page has handbooks that have been written by MCWP staff. Our most current publication is Caregivers Fostering Permanency: A Resource Guide for Child Welfare Workers

Training Handouts

Handouts include materials that are given to participants in the various classes that are taught at the MCWP. Please be aware that not all materials given in classes are available online.

MCWP Videos

The two videos on this page detail  the experiences of birth parents who have had their child/ren placed in out-of-home care. Both videos were created by MCWP, in conjunction with the Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services, and Integrated Family Services.


Get answers to frequently asked questions to the MCWP from both foster/ adoptive parents and child welfare staff. Answers provide information about registration issues and training records and requirements.


News items include recent and upcoming events at the MCWP and its partners, new MCWP resources, and other useful information.

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