The next GenerationPMTO Community Training commences in October, 2019!

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Practitioners working with families struggling to succeed participate in a strength-based learning opportunity with our expert team of trainers. Adapted from the original "Gold Standard” full transfer program for large agencies, GenerationPMTO Community Training is specifically designed to meet the needs of professional practitioners, therapists, and case workers from smaller agencies and clinics. 

Community Training Essential Details for October 2019

Who should attend?

  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Counselors and Social Workers
  • Family Practitioners and Clinicians
  • Child Welfare Caseworkers
  • School Counselors and Teachers
  • Health and Human Service Leaders

What will I learn?

  • GenerationPMTO core principles
  • Active teaching skills and techniques
  • Process and engagement strategies
  • Tools to help families succeed
  • How to maintain fidelity to the model

What is the training plan?

  • In-person workshops: October 21-24, 2019 and January 29-31, 2020
  • Virtual training, coaching, support on Thursdays (1.5-3 hours)
  • Begin using the evidence-based model the first week after training
  • 42 CEUs provided
  • Individualized coaching, strength-based coaching
  • Fidelity monitoring and strengthening
  • Self-assessment interview
  • Pre-certification support
  • Certification
  • Upon certification, added to GenerationPMTO referral list
  • 1-year program from Workshop 1 to certification
For the full calendar of training activities, click here.

What results will I see?

  • Increased parent engagement
  • Increased confidence and belief in parenting
  • Easy-to-learn parenting tools
  • Fun in-session practice
  • Satisfied parents report improved child behavior
  • Clients experience renewed enjoyment in family life
  • Increased reunification rate for children in care
  • My own renewed satisfaction with family work

How do I sign up?

What is the cost?

  • The cost of the year-long training program to become a certified GenerationPMTO Specialist is $8,000. Early bird and group discounts are available.
  • To confirm your registration, a $500 deposit is required.
  • Half of the total training cost (less deposit) is due by October 1, 2019. The remaining half is due by January 15, 2020.
  • For more details, please refer to our cost sheet.
  • All prices listed are in USD.

Applying for funding?

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