Description of Live Training Products

Child & Youth Care: Foundations Course

Learn valuable concepts and new skills based on leading-edge research and best practices relevant across the entire field of child and youth care services. & Prepare for the Families First Act transition to community-based, family-focused care. The Child & Youth Care: Foundations Course introduces practitioners to basic concepts and skills in professional child and youth…

Youth Thrive

Youth Thrive™: Protective and Promotive Factors for Healthy Adolescent Development and Well-being

Research conducted by The Center for Social Policy Study has identified a set of key competencies that have been shown to help young people increase protective and promotive factors while reducing risk factors.  Research shows that these supports help young people move beyond trauma to become more resilient in addressing their developmental needs. This course…

Families Thrive

Families Thrive™: Protective and Promotive Factors to Enhance Thriving for All Children, Youth, & Families (Live & Virtual Course)

Families Thrive integrates the Center for the Study of Social Policy’s (CSSP) Strengthening Families™ and Youth Thrive™ training into one comprehensive learning experience. Families Thrive devotes a module to each of the protective and promotive factors – knowledge of child development, social connections, cognitive & social/emotional competence, concrete supports in times of need, and resilience – and teaches practical techniques…

Training as an Avenue for Organizational Change

Training as an Avenue for Organizational Change: Transfer of Training and Adult Learning

Human services research shows that the effectiveness of staff training can be significantly increased when implemented as part of an overall organizational change effort.  Helping supervisors and managers develop plans for supporting staff learning before, during, and following training is key to increasing the impact of training on organization services and outcomes. This training will…

The Purposeful Use of Daily Life Events

The Purposeful Use of Daily Life Events (DLE) is designed to help those who engage directly with young people and their families become more effective in their daily interactions. Through a focus on everyday events and how these events connect to the overall goals established with young people and/or families, the direct care practitioner adopts a more holistic approach in her/his interventions.