Adult Training Events

Join us for upcoming webinars!

 

We are excited to announce our upcoming professional development opportunities! Current offerings are 100% virtual.

These webinars will engage the audience as active participants in their learning. Certificates of attendance documenting hours will be provided after the webinar via email upon completion of the course evaluation.

For the training options below, participants will receive an automatic confirmation upon registering and then a link to sign in to the Zoom webinar on the morning of the session. Registration is for one person only, and we respectfully request that the link is not shared with anyone. 

Registration closes at 5 pm on the day before each scheduled training. Payment is accepted by credit card or PayPal only.

Plan ahead for all of our trainings this year by viewing our 2021 Training Event Schedule!

 

Looking for the PCCG Core Courses? Registration for those training events is available here.


Best Practices in Youth Development

April 20, 3 – 5 pm
Cost: $25
Best Practices in Youth Development will bridge the most up-to-date research in youth development and afterschool programming with achievable practices that will promote positive outcomes in youth. Through interactive and hands-on learning experiences, participants will gain knowledge and skills in an array of positive youth development program practices, including best practice models for instruction and learning, key characteristics of high-yield learning experiences, effective facilitation techniques for enhancing youth engagement, positive discipline strategies and numerous other evidence-based best practices to enhance youths’ motivation and engagement in learning. In addition to enhanced knowledge and skill, participants will gain resources, activities and tools that can be implemented immediately in programs to enhance youths’ motivation and engagement in learning.
Facilitator: Jessica Andrews-Wilson

**This training has been approved by the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. Training Approval Code: TG-BFTS-69521. Receipt of certificate is based on full attendance verified by conference facilitator.**


Youth Voice

April 22, 3 – 5 pm
Cost: $10
One of the keys to effective and meaningful youth development programs is the inclusion of youth voice… but what does that REALLY mean? In this highly interactive online learning experience, we’ll take a look at the research behind the importance and value of youth voice before we identify ways to include and enhance youth voice in programs. Participants will leave with ideas for how to engage youth in new and exciting ways to ensure their voices are heard.
Facilitator: Jessica Andrews-Wilson
This training is funded by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS).

**This training has been approved by the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. Training Approval Code: TG-BFTS-69551. Receipt of certificate is based on full attendance verified by webinar facilitator.**


Strategic Prevention Framework

April 27, 10 am – 12 pm
Cost: $25
This webinar will take a deep dive into the Strategic Prevention Framework. Over the course of the webinar, participants will learn the history and use of the framework, specifically in the field of substance use prevention. Participants will be given a brief overview of each step of the framework. Learning is enhanced by providing community-level examples of how each step is implemented in data-driven prevention efforts.
Facilitator: Mary Kate Chapman


How to Use Data to Plan Your Project

May 11, 1 – 3 pm
Cost: $25
Data – love it or hate it, it is an essential part of our work. Understanding and using data to plan your prevention projects is key to making sure we meet our community’s needs and show the effectiveness of our work. In this webinar, we will discuss the importance of data, data resources and how to plan and evaluate prevention projects.
Facilitator: Michael Davis

**This Conference is a single-session, 2 hour event Approved by Georgia Training Approval for Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. Conference Approval Code: C-BFTS-4840. Receipt of certificate is based on full attendance verified by conference facilitator.**


Teaching Financial Literacy to Youth

May 20, 10 am – 12 pm
Cost: $25
This workshop will provide participants with fun ways to teach youth how to manage financial resources and to make their money count! Participants will learn how to teach the following:
What exactly financial literacy means;
How to create and adjust a budget; and
How to maintain a good credit score.
Facilitator: Stephanie McBride

**This Conference is a single-session, 2-hour event Approved by Georgia Training Approval for Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. Conference Approval Code: C-BFTS-4839. Receipt of certificate is based on full attendance verified by conference facilitator.**


Real Life in Real Time: Engaging & Building The Capacity of a New Workforce

June 8, 1 – 3 pm
Cost: $10
They have an average employment length of eight months, they text more than talk and they’re the LARGEST generation to ever hit our workforce. How familiar – and savvy – are you with this next generation in 2021? In this very HANDS-ON session, you’ll learn about their career outlooks, work ethic, volunteer trends and cultural influences. This presentation moves at WARP speed – full of REAL tools, REAL examples and immediately applicable strategies.
Facilitator: Leading to Change
This training is funded by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS).

**This Conference is a single-session, 2 hour event Approved by Georgia Training Approval for Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. Conference Approval Code: C-BFTS-4846. Receipt of certificate is based on full attendance verified by conference facilitator.**


Social Justice 101: An Introduction

June 15, 10 am – 12 pm
Cost: $25
At a young age, most people learn how to recognize differences more quickly than similarities and how to dislike others who are not like us. In our ever-increasing diverse communities, understanding, tolerance and appreciation for differences are necessary for success. This session will explore social justice concepts and how to increase your knowledge around the issue and gain understanding. Bring an open mind, as we will discuss critical diversity issues such as racism, ageism, heterosexism and sexism.
Facilitator: Michael Davis

**This Conference is a single-session, 2 hour event Approved by Georgia Training Approval for Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. Conference Approval Code: C-BFTS-4849. Receipt of certificate is based on full attendance verified by conference facilitator.**


Working with Difficult People

July 29, 1 – 3 pm
Cost: $25
Are your program participants getting on your last nerve? Do you struggle to deal with your team, or dare say it… your boss? Join us for this engaging, hands-on webinar that will walk you through tips and tricks in order to bridge the relationship gap between you and everyone who you find difficult. Be ready to engage, practice and learn tools you can immediately implement after the training.
Facilitators: Mary Kate Chapman & Stephanie McBride


A Focus on Health & Well-Being

August 17, 3 – 5 pm
Cost: $10
Afterschool and other out-of-school time programs have an opportunity to promote health and well-being by increasing access to healthy foods and beverages, providing opportunities for physical activity and serving as healthy role models for kids. In this webinar, we will discuss the “what and why” behind healthy eating and physical activity best practices and provide simple strategies for implementing them in youth programming. Participants will leave the session with new ideas and information about free online and in-person resources that are available through Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Facilitators: Monica Griffin & Aimee Block, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
This training is funded by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS).


Facilitation 3.0

August 19, 10 am – 12 pm
Cost: $25
Have you facilitated a ton of virtual and in-person experiences in the past year? Do you feel like you’re a pro and NEED some new, innovative ways to keep your participants engaged in your training? Look no further than this interactive online session! This two-hour session will offer tips and tools for experienced facilitators. Participants will engage in small group work and will learn new tips and tricks for facilitating in-person and online.
Facilitator: Mary Kate Chapman


Going Beyond Red Ribbon Week

September 14, 10 am – 12 pm
Cost: $25
Take a deep dive into why and how communities should celebrate prevention year-round, not just for one week in October. Participants will gain ideas for how to make prevention a priority and a focus in their communities throughout the year, have a chance to engage in GUIDE’s 2021 Red Ribbon Campaign and will receive an electronic version of GUIDE’s “Red Ribbon Week & Beyond” manual.
Facilitators: Nykita Howell & Stephanie McBride


Team Building: Virtually & In-Person

October 19, 3 – 5 pm
Cost: $25
Just because we’re all working from our homes doesn’t mean we can’t connect, build comradery and get to know each other better! Join us for this virtually interactive webinar that will provide you with tips and tricks on how to engage your team, whether it’s youth or adults – all from the comfort of your own home!
Facilitator: Jessica Andrews-Wilson


Youth Voice

October 21, 1 – 3 pm
Cost: $25
Does your organization provide activities or services for youth? Want a better understanding on how to incorporate their thoughts and suggestions to make programming even better? Join us for this hands-on, interactive webinar that will provide participants with the knowledge and understanding of why youth voice is not only important but critical in order for organizations to thrive.
Facilitator: Jessica Andrews-Wilson

 

Cancellation/Refund Policy

In order to receive a refund or credit that can be applied for a future training event, cancellations must be received no later than two business days prior to the scheduled webinar. Refunds or credits are not available after that time. Credits expire on the last day of the calendar year in which they were issued.

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