This web resources area contains links to many other helpful organizations and associations that may be of interest to you.  

NSDTA  is not responsible for the contents of any pages referenced here.  Links from the NSDTA website to other sites do not constitute an endorsement from the association or from APHSA. Since NSDTA is not responsible for the availability of these outside resources or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or Webmaster. You will be navigating away from the NSDTA website when visiting these sites.

NSDTA is always looking for useful links to include on this web resources page.  If you find a useful site and would like to share it with the rest of the association, please contact us with the name of the organization and the web link to its site.

State Web Resources


From Michigan
Michigan's Department of Human Services (formerly the Family Independent Agency).
The Office of Training and Staff Development train new, experienced and supervisory staff in the areas of Children and Adult Services (Child Protective, Juvenile Justice, Adoption and Foster Care) as well as State, Federal and local Financial and Medical Assistance Programs (TANF, Food Assistance, Medical Assistance, Energy, Child Day Care) and related computer applications.  In addition, this office trains all new Foster Care worker for the state's private partners.

Michigan is a state administered system.  

Check out Michigan's Child Welfare Institute site to see if they have any resources or information you can use, and to see how they manage to administer all of these programs under one department.


From North Carolina

Jordan Institute for Families

The Jordan Institute is the research, training and technical assistance arm of the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Addressing family issues across the lifespan, the Jordan Institute brings together experts—including families themselves—to develop and test policies and practices that strengthen families and engage communities.

Check out their website at http://ssw.unc.edu/jif/ to see what this site has that you can use. 


From Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development, Division of Workforce Solutions provides training for new, experienced and supervisory staff in the areas of Child Care, Child Support, Food Share Employment and Training, TANF, and Workforce Development.  Wisconsin has regional training centers to provide classroom training, and uses its website to host many variations of distance learning courses in the areas of policy, process, computer applications, and case management strategies.

Wisconsin is a state supervised, county administered system. 

Go to their website at http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dwspts/ to see if there are any training programs or curriculum you can use or adapt to meet your needs.

National Web Resources


2013 Professional Development Institute

2014 Call for Presentations