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Introduction to Child Welfare Agencies/Services

The Child Protection Accountability Commission (CPAC) created the 101 Training Curriculum to help cross-train child welfare professionals on the various agencies and services involved with the Delaware child welfare system and their respective duties and responsibilities. 

This web-based training is available on the Office of the Child Advocate's Online Training System, which also hosts a variety of other training programs developed by CPAC and its child welfare partners. To access the training content, please follow the link: You must register and create a user name and password. Please also select the group code, All Training.

PLEASE NOTE: You will need Adobe Reader 9 to access the web-based trainings. If you do not have the latest version, please download it here. This training may not be compatible with Safari—you may need to use Internet Explorer or Firefox to view the training.
Office of the Child Advocate is currently providing the following training(s):

  • Child Abuse and Neglect 101

    Presented by Prevent Child Abuse Delaware and the CPAC Training Committee

    Format: Web-based (Video)
    Length: 125 minutes

    Child Abuse and Neglect 101 is a comprehensive two day workshop created by Prevent Child Abuse Delaware and the CPAC Training Committee. The training allows participants to understand the basics of child abuse and neglect, how abuse impacts our society, and how to help families nurture children and raise them free from abuse and neglect.

Upcoming Training Topics:

  • Child Placement Review Board (CPRB) 101
  • Children’s Advocacy Center of Delaware (CAC) 101
  • Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services (YRS) 101

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Child First Delaware
Introduction to Child Welfare Agencies/Services
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Protecting Delaware's Children Conference Series
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How to Contact the Office of the Child Advocate:
900 King Street, Suite 210
Wilmington, DE 19801
Voice (302) 255-1730
Fax (302) 577-6831
6 West Market Street, Suite 1
Georgetown, DE 19947
Voice (302) 856-5720
Fax (302)856-5722