Welcome to the Wisconsin Children's Court Improvement Program (CCIP) website for the CCIP E-Learning Project. To access training modules on child in need of protection or services and termination of parental rights court case processing, as well as other child welfare specialty topics, click on or hover over the E-Learning Activities icon.

E-Learning Activities

Click here to view e-learning activities related to court proceedings in Chapter 48 cases.

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Training Calendar

The Training Calendar displays state and national educational programs, available to judicial officers and staff, that are sponsored fully or in part by the Children's Court Improvement Program grant. Click on the Training Calendar icon above to view a complete listing.


Send an email to CCIP staff with comments or questions about the CCIP E - Learning Project.

Bridget Mauerman, Director
Christina Tenuta, Legal Advisor
Kristen Wetzel, Legal Advisor
Hilary Xayvong, Program Associate

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to common questions, such as whether educational credits are available for time spent viewing the learning activities, can be found by clicking on the icon above.


Click on the icon to access websites and training documents on child welfare legal and judicial issues.

About CCIP

The Children’s Court Improvement Program (CCIP) is a federal grant awarded to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Director of State Courts Office to enhance the processing of child welfare cases in the court system. The CCIP E-Learning Project is one of several activities supported by CCIP funding. Visit the CCIP page on the court system's website for more information.


Upcoming Webinar
Judges, court commissioners, court staff, attorneys, child welfare and youth justice professionals, and other court partners are invited to participate in the upcoming, free webinar. Continuing education hours will be offered for judicial officers, attorneys, and social workers.

Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA)
Attendees will learn about the core requirements of the federal JJDPA, including the associated judicial findings, procedures, and restrictions.
Click here to register.

Tailored Dispositional Orders Project
The Children's Court Improvement Program (CCIP) and the Department of Children and Families (DCF) are expanding the Tailored Dispositional Orders Project to additional counties. The project seeks to collaboratively bring together child welfare agency, court, and legal partners to improve conditions for return in CHIPS cases and/or conditions of supervision in Youth Justice cases while utilizing the SMART goals framework. Additional information about the project can be found under the Resources page. 

Please contact Kristen.Wetzel@wicourts.gov if your county is interested in learning more about the Tailored Dispositional Orders Project.

Judicial Education Credits for CCIP E-Learning
Wisconsin judicial officers may earn 2.6 Judicial Education Credits during each six-year reporting period for viewing all 21 of the CCIP E-Learning activities.  
Legal Disclaimer: The materials and e-learning activities contained on the CCIP E-Learning Project website are designed to provide general educational information on child welfare proceedings in Wisconsin circuit courts. The e-learning activities should not be considered legal advice. The information on this site should not be a substitute for an individual’s own legal research and analysis, and you are cautioned to always refer to primary sources for the most current statutes, rules and case law for use in legal proceedings.