The mission of the NSDTA
is to build professional and organizational capacity in the human
services through a national network of membership sharing ideas and
resources on organizational development, staff development, and
training. This web site
is one way we intend to accomplish our mission.
NSDTA's 2013 Annual
Professional Development Institute
October 20 - 23, 2013
Registration Brochure Now Available
Scholarships and Awards Nominations
Deadline Extended to June 30, 2013
Training Events and Resources Available
- Call For Presenters
The Tennessee Department of Children’s Resource Parent Annual Conference provides opportunities for resource parents to learn more about caring for children who have been abused, neglected or that exhibit delinquent behaviors. Workshops presented at the conference focus primarily on the topics of safety, well-being and permanency for children in state’s custody.
2013 Tennessee Department of Children’s Resource Parent Annual Conference Call for Presenters
- Learning Opportunity for Child Welfare Middle Managers
The Leadership Academy for Middle Managers (LAMM)
is a wonderful learning Opportunity. The LAMM will provide
middle managers in state, regional, county, and tribal child
welfare agencies cutting-edge training in leadership and
workforce development. This academy is part of the
National Child Welfare Workforce Institute, a member of the T/TA
network of the Children's Bureau.
the complete LAMM program and nomination information packet
Leadership Academy for Supervisors (LAS)
The Leadership Academy for
Supervisors (LAS) is an exciting resource for supervisors in
public, private and tribal child welfare agencies that
provide child welfare services. This is a unique
professional development opportunity to enhance leadership
skills and network with others through regional peer
Certificates and/or CEUs are available
for those who complete the training requirements.
Your Opinion: The NSDTA
Board is interested in expanding its outreach and service to
human services staff development professionals via a variety
of means. The purpose of this short 10-15 minute survey is
learn from you what products and services you want to
support your practice. Take the
NSDTA Interest Survey now.
The National Staff
Development and Training Association (NSDTA) was founded in 1983 and incorporated as an affiliate of APHSA in 1985 to support persons
responsible for human service training and staff development on the local, state, or federal level.
the field of training and development continues to evolve, so too will
this website. We are
committed to using this site as a means of sharing information and
best practices. If you
have information you would like to see included on this site, please contact
creatively working together, we can all benefit, and in turn, continue
to work to improve the well-being of society’s children, adults, and
the pages of this site to find Resources
to help you and your colleagues, including publications you can order
and share. Go to the About
Us section of our site to learn more about NSDTA.
Professional Development Institute is an annual event.
This institute is a premier national training and networking
event for people involved in human services training, staff
development and organizational development. Find out more about
this year’s Professional
currently has a local chapter in California, and is exploring the
possibility of creating one for the Midwest.
If you’re interested in learning more about these local
chapters, go to NSDTA
is an affiliate of the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA).
As such, becoming a member of NSDTA means you are also a member
of APHSA. More
information on benefits of membership is available in Membership