When you log in, the DHS Learning LMS opens to your dashboard, where you can quickly find information about the courses you’re enrolled in.
If the system has automatically enrolled you in courses based on your profile information (such as job title or service area), they’re listed on your dashboard in the Recent Learning block. Simply click a course name to open it.
Otherwise, to find and enroll in a course, select Find Courses from the navigation bar. From the dropdown menu,
- Choose All Courses to open the entire course catalog, where you can search or browse all courses.
- Select the name of a course category to open the category’s catalog page and view its contents (courses and/or subcategories).
Most courses display a short description in the Course Summary column of the course catalog. You can also select the “i” icon next to a course title for a quick view of the course’s Status and Enrollment type (as well as a Self enrollment option where applicable).
When you want to look up a specific course by name or course number,
- Open the course catalog (Find Learning>All Courses).
- Enter the course title, a word or phrase from the title, or the course number into the Search by box.
- Select Search.
Need help enrolling in a course once you’ve found one?
Filter by Category
When you want to browse through a list of related courses,
- Open the course catalog (Find Learning > All Courses). .
- In the Filter by section, open the dropdown menu under Course Category and select is equal to.
- You can now select a category from the next dropdown menu to display all relevant courses.
The categories are organized into levels, where some categories are more specific than others. For example,
The DHS filter displays courses that apply to DHS in general.
The DHS / Child Welfare Services filter displays courses that apply to Child Welfare Services in general.
The DHS / Child Welfare Services / Core filter displays only courses in the CW Core program. The Core courses are not listed under DHS and DHS / Child Welfare Services since they are too specific for such broad categories.