Training Academy

The MidSOUTH Training Academy provides training for the child welfare services workforce in Arkansas. New staff training is provided for staff, foster parents, and adoptive parents of the Arkansas Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The continuing education program offers training on a broad range of child welfare topics to both staff, foster parents, adoptive parents of DCFS and individuals and organizations serving children and families in the community.

MidSOUTH offers educational stipends for Bachelor or Master of Social Work students and select multi-disciplinary students who agree to work for DCFS.