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The DCFS online Learning and Development Center (LDC) is the entry point for training-related information and resources for foster and adoptive caregivers, child welfare professionals and the public.

Individuals can use the Learning and Development Center (LDC) to:

  • See training news and general information.
  • Check available trainings.
  • View/print training transcripts.
  • Register and take online courses.
  • Download course materials to use in class or to access after training.

To access the LDC, go to


Online Mandated Reporter Training
Registration for the Illinois Core Practice Model on-demand training is now open