Pilot State Development, Progress, and Results
We are excited to share…
- The Pilot of the Child Welfare Professional and Supervisor Curriculum is ongoing from January to December 2017.
- The Mental Health Practitioner Curriculum and Coaching sessions are currently under development with plans to pilot in Spring 2018.
Current data from our Child Welfare Curriculum pilot:
Click on each pilot state to see data…
Primary State Contacts and Links to Pilot State News Updates:
Theresa Thurmond, Manager, Continuum of Care Reform, California Department of Social Services
Rachel Fore, Operations Manager, Cherokee Indian Child Welfare
Kelly King, PSA, Adoption Unit, Illinois Department of Human Services
Kim Sharp, Assistant Director of Preservice & Inservice Training, Illinois Department of Human Services
Grace Brace, Deputy Director, ME Office of Child and Family Services
Kristi Poole, Manager, Adoption, IVE and Permanency, ME Office of Child and Family Services
Crystal Graves, Social Services Program Consultant, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Nadine Groven, Minnesota Child Welfare Training System, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Bonni Goodwin, Program Manager, Oklahoma University Center for Child Welfare Training and Simulation.
Jami Majors, State Adoption Program Manager, Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Tricia Howell, Deputy Director, Child Welfare Services, Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Wayne Chapman, Program Coordinator, Pee Dee Resiliency Project (PDRP)
Louise Johnson, Director, South Carolina Department of Mental Health
Tracey Rogers, Adoption Coordinator, South Carolina Department of Social Services
Becky Sharp, MPA, MSW, LMSW, South Carolina Department of Social Services
See the South Carolina News Update
Bonnie Beneke, Director, Office of Training and Professional Development, TN Department of Children’s Services
Julie Flannery, Director, Harmony Adoptions
See the Tennessee News Update
Christine Domes, Adoption Social Worker, Children’s Administration at Washington State Department
Melanie Meyer, Adoption Manager, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
NTI Implementation Specialists
NTI Implementation Specialists are leading implementation planning and provide technical assistance to pilot sites to build capacity and readiness for implementation/piloting of the web-based trainings. The Specialists also support the integration of NTI into training systems.
Implementation Specialist Assignments:
- Maine, Minnesota, Washington – Lisa Maynard
- Illinois, South Carolina, Tennessee – Mary Wichansky
- California, Oklahoma, The Cherokee Nation – Emily Smith Goering
Please visit our NTI Staff Page to meet the full team and access contact information for each team member.
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