The Butler Institute for Families is a research-to-practice institute within the Graduation School of Social Work. Butler partners with local, state, and federal organizations to develop training opportunities that strengthen the human services workforce. We specialize in the fields of child welfare, tribal initiatives, early childhood, and behavioral health, with experienced program and research staff guiding all that we do.

Through our grant-funded projects, we provide public professional development opportunities.

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We can provide customized training opportunities for your workforce! If you want to partner with us to create custom curricula, develop e-learnings or training videos, or have our engaging and interactive facilitators deliver trainings, please reach out to butler.institute@du.edu.

To find out more about Butler and all that we offer, please visit our website.

Course Catalog

You can view the Butler Institute's current catalog of open courses here:

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