The Training, Resource, Advocacy, and Information
Network (TRAINet), founded in 1990 by the Institute for Human
Services, is the formal association of public child welfare organizations
and their affiliated universities and agencies, that operate the
Comprehensive, Competency-Based Inservice Training (CCBIT) System
for Child Welfare.
The first International Competency-Based Training Conference and
TRAINet Meeting for CCBIT System users is held in Phoenix, hosted
by the Arizona CCBIT System. Twenty-eight states and provinces
The second International Competency-Based Training Conference
and TRAINet Meeting for CCBIT system users is held in Albuquerque,
TRAINet, Western Region, holds its first annual meeting, with
Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and Utah in attendance.
TRAINet, Western Region, holds its third annual network meeting,
adding representatives from Colorado, the Navajo Nation, and Oklahoma.
TRAINet, Western Region, holds its fourth annual network meeting
in Mesquite, Nevada, for 60+ training managers from Utah, Nevada,
Arizona, Colorado, Fresno, Oklahoma, and the Navajo Nation.The
third International Competency-Based Training Conference and TRAINet
Meeting for CCBIT system users is held in Columbus, Ohio.
The Ohio Department of Human Services (now the Ohio Department
of Jobs and Family Services) and Public Children Services Association
of Ohio receive TRAINet Quality Awards for the Ohio Child Welfare
TRAINet Symposium is held in Glen Arbor, Michigan, for two days
of training on team building, collaboration, and facilitating/managing
change. TRAINet, Western Region, holds its fifth annual network
meeting in Cortez, Colorado, for training managers from Arizona,
Utah, Nevada, Colorado, California, Oklahoma, and the Navajo Nation.
TRAINet 2000 Forum is held in Glen Arbor, Michigan. Pennsylvania
and Arizona receive TRAINet Quality Awards for ten years of exemplary
performance of their CCBIT systems for child welfare.
TRAINet 2002 Forum is held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Over 150
participants were in attendance from 26 states and provinces in