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UPCOMING EVENTS

Trauma-Informed Practice  April 30 & May 1   This two-day training series provides a foundation of knowledge and skill in providing Trauma Informed Practice to clients of all walks of life. The training focuses on the enhancement of knowledge, skill and confidence in direct care providers. Information regarding stress and trauma will include common terms, and will create an understanding of the holistic effects of stress and traumaPresenter: Tracy Hutchinson
 Motivational Interviewing  May 3 & 17   This evidence-based approach has consistently shown positive outcomes in dealing with resistance and defensiveness. It has been successfully used with populations where resistance is prevalent, including adults and adolescents who deal with legal problems, substance abuse and mental health issues. Motivational Interviewing provides a “tool box” of techniques and strategies which will help you to be more effective in working with clients who bring a wide range of challenges. This is a two-day training. Presenter: Avani Dilger
Tools for the Journey: Working with Children from Addicted Homes  May 31   After attending this workshop, human services professionals will better understand the specific issues faced by adults who have grown up with drug and alcohol addiction and children still living in a home that is facing these issues. We will focus on how children are affected and different tools professionals can use to help these kids and their families. We will explore the healing journey for children and their families. Using the Betty Ford Center Model, participants will learn effective strategies to make a difference in the lives of children and adults; understand our unique prevention model; and explore new tools for working with children, parents and families. Come fill your “tool box” with activities, games and techniques that really work!  Presenters: Kassidy Wille and Sloan Solomon Komadina of Hazeldon Betty Ford Center 

See all planned HSN events on our Event Calendar

TESTIMONIALS

"We've been really impressed by the quality of the workshops that The Network provides; they are our go-to resource for training VOA staff."  Brenton Hutson, Volunteers of America

"Yesterday’s training was awesome! We received very positive reviews from all 23 of our staff in attendance."  David Scalia, Rocky Mountain Human Services

"I think the Network is absolutely on the right track. Trainings continue to be diverse both in content and length... love that there are lunch and learns AND longer form trainings. They bring in nationally recognized experts and providers and are relevant to the ever changing landscape of human services.   Anon. from Annual Survey

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