Advanced Learning is designed for Child Welfare Specialists who have completed Core, Level 1 and Level 2 learning. Mentor Certification is intended for CW Specialists III who are pursuing Mentor Certification. CW 3032: Motivational Interviewing is open to all Level 3 specialists.
Mentor Resource Documents
- Mentor Certification Field Guide FY19
- Activity Checklist for Mentors – Post CW3300 / Pre CW 3444
- Mentor Activity Supplement
- Mentor Certification Grading Tool
- Mentor Sample Development Plan
- MI Reflection Exercise – Complete Post CW 3032 / Pre CW 3042
Level 3 Advanced Learning
These trainings are for experienced staff who have completed their Level I and Level II specific tracks.
Introduction to Mentoring Basics
Introduces participants to the phases of performance development, identifying performance issues, providing performance feedback, and basic assessment skills.
Motivational interviewing (MI) is a proven, client centered intervention method for addressing ambivalence to change.
Follow Up to Motivational Interviewing
There will be a brief re-view of CW 3032 material. Motivational interviewing (MI) is a proven, client centered intervention method for addressing ambivalence and resistance to change.
Mentor Certification – Coaching
This training does have a mandatory online pre-requisite, Introduction to Mentoring Basics.
Mentor Certification – Test Prep
This training will follow up on and expand the basic coaching principles introduced in CW 3300 and apply their coaching skills specifically to the Mentor Certification Test.
Mentor Certification - Testing
The certification process is a two hour simulation in which the mentor is provided with a scenario and role plays the act of providing coaching to a new specialist based on the scenario.