CWA Introduces Upcoming Webinars

The Child Welfare Academy (CWA) is pleased to introduce our new series of webinars for 2014.

Each month the CWA trainers will host a one hour webinar to discuss specific issues pertaining to child protection in Alaska. Each webinar will focus on a different component of your practice, boost your expertise, and help answer questions about the Practice Model. 

If you miss the live session or would like to view the session as a refresher, the recorded webinars will also be posted on our website under the Past Session Calls tab. Future sessions and topics will be posted soon on our webpage, so visit us often at


Upcoming Sessions

This webinar will provide the latest information about OCS Grantees who have been awarded funding this fiscal year to help meet the needs of children and families in Alaska.  The Service Array section at State Office will present general information about the grant services available, who the grant programs can serve and how to make referrals.  Examples of OCS funded grants are: Child Advocacy Centers, Rural Child Welfare, Family Preservation Programs, Family Contact Centers and Mentorships for Youth.  Please come and get to know how these grants can help you in your work!

Date:  Thursday, December 10, 2015
Time:  10am - 11am
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Helpful Hints:

To join the session, click on the session title or Join Session link.  You may need to copy and paste the link into your browser.  Firefox and Chrome work best.

Enter your full name at the display prompt.

This session does not require a password to join. 

You may join the session 30 minutes prior to the start time.

If this is the first time you will be using Blackboard Collaborate, you may be prompted to download some software (JAVA) which may take anywhere from 2 to 20 minutes depending upon your Internet connection speed. 

Please make sure your computer has speakers to be able to hear while you are in the webinar session. Microphones at this time are optional.

For a quick reference guide, please click here