Child & Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (CAFAS) Booster Training 1/14/2019


Registration will be open December 3, 2018



Katie Gorney, SOC Special Projects Coordinator Children's Initiatives at: 
These trainings are recommended by the DHHS for children and youth with a primary Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) diagnosis only. 
If you have not taken and passed a CAFAS Training within the past two years, you must take the INITIAL

Child & Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (CAFAS)

Booster Training

CAFAS Boosters are required every 2 years after the initial training is passed to keep your certification.

DarenJones, MS, LPC and Darcy Brohman, MADR

Date: January 14, 2019
Registration will close January 10, 2019
Time: 8:30 am-5:00 pm 
Location: The Guidance Center, 13111 Allen Road, Building #2, Southgate, MI
Cost: $15.00
Payment Options:  
Online Credit Card (VISA and MASTERCARD only) - safe and secure 
Agency Check or Money Orders (made payable to DWMHA, Attn: Andrea Smith) sent to 707 W Milwaukee, Detroit, MI 48202

Refund/Cancellation Policy: Cancellation/Refund Policy: Substitutions are permitted at any time. No shows will be billed at the full training rate. Cancellations must be received in writing at least 7 business days prior to training to to obtain a full refund. If cancellation is received less than 7 business days prior to training then no refund will be given.

Required Materials: CAFAS Paper Assessment Form
The provision of all required materials is included with payment of $15.00 fee. 
CAFAS is the gold standard for assessing a youth's day-to-day functioning across critical life subscales AND for determining whether a youth's functioning improves over time.
Backed by over 20 years of research supporting its validity and sensitivity to detecting change in behaviors.
Widely used to inform decisions about level of care, type and intensity of treatment, placement, and need for referral
CAFAS items (problem behaviors, strengths, and goals) are behaviorally descriptive and anchored, resulting in high credibility 
Quickly completed by practitioners (10 minutes), based on information from routine clinical evaluation
Designed for ages 5 to 19 (kindergarten and higher).
Continuing Education Credits: Continuing Education Credits are offered for this training. Participants must arrive on time and remain in the training for its entirety to receive credits.  No partial credit is available. You must have your license number with you to check in. 
  • Social Workers: 6.5 Continuing Education credits are approved for this training.
  • CMHP: This training meets the MDHHS requirement for Children's Mental Health Professionals.
  • Training Hours: This training offers general training hours.

Cancellation Policy: If your schedule has changed and you are no longer able to attend, please un-register yourself from this event through your profile at .You can do this by logging onto, and navigating to your Virtual Transcript and clicking Un-register next to this event in your Upcoming Events.

Registration/Walk-In Policy: Participants may try to attend the training as a walk-in, someone that did not pre-register. However, walk-ins will NOT be guaranteed seats or materials. Walk-ins will be asked to wait until the training begins to be seated to ensure there is enough room. Plan to pre-register to ensure your attendance.
Photo Consent: By joining us at this event, attendees consent to Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority's Detroit Wayne Connect photographing, videotaping and using your image and likeness.
You will receive a confirmation of your registration via e-mail. If you do not, please contact the DWMHA Message Center at 313-451-3792
ADA Accommodations: If you have individual requirements or need special services to participate in this event, please notify Katie at
Registration will close January 10, 2019