Education & Training

In addition to promoting CCPA education and training, we also like to post Member and Community Events. 

UCP of Eastern CT Offers Medication Administration Certification - Recently DDS announced that they are cutting the number of Medicaiton Administration Certification Training courses offered to providers.  As a DDS Endorsed Instructor, Maureen Donnee, Director of Development at UCP of Eastern CT,  will be offering two course to fill in the gaps left by DDS.  The first course is in April and the second in June.  Click above for more details.

The DCF Academy for Family and Workforce Knowledge and Development was established in 2011 to build upon and expand the Department’s original Training Academy by formally integrating the Provider Academy, advocacy groups, community service providers, professional organizations, other State Agencies, and public and private universities. The reorganization of the Training Academy reflects the belief that collaboration among interdisciplinary professionals improves services and client outcomes, and ensures that workforce knowledge and development remains a continuous process within and across agencies and communities in a coordinated fashion.  Click on the above link to learn more and to view upcoming trainings.

Announcement of Central Connecticut State University's fully accredited Baccalaureate Social Work (BSW) degree Weekend Program  to those who are presently employed in human services work in Connecticut.  Click to view the list of FAQs.

If you are working in a nonprofit, have an associate degree (or 60 college credits) and seek to move into a leadership role in the nonprofit sector, the University of Connecticut has designed a degree-completion program for you: the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Nonprofit Leadership. The core classes of the Nonprofit Leadership program are all taught online. Visit to learn more.

EPIC, the Employment Project Improvement Collaborative, produces free on-line learning materials targeted towards people in recovery from addiction and mental illness and for people with other barriers to employment. There are also courses and resource materials to train staff and peers on supporting job seekers.