Links on this page include State & Bureau resources, administrative codes, child welfare related organizations, professional development resources, and information for supervisors and families.
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.
Articles, videos, and websites on child development, health, home visiting, parenting, postpartum, pregnancy, safe sleep guidelines, social/emotional developmet, teens, and addiction.
Websites with information that is useful to foster and adoptive parents and relatives.
Our first mobile app provides quick access to the danger threats and protective capacities sections of the Safety Reference Guide which was developed by the Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System.
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
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.
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.