Facilitator Training Outline

Topic Outline of the 5 Day, 40-Hour Parent Project®
FACILITATOR TRAINING

Day One – Monday
8:00 – 8:30 Registration, continental breakfast, pre-conference introduction

8:30 – 9:05 The need for parent education

9:05 – 9:45 Needs Assessment / Workshop Overview

9:45 – 10:00 Program Development

10:00 – 10:20 Break

10:20 – 10:45 Program Philosophy (Primer)

10:45 – 11:15 Parent Involvement

11:15 – 11:30 “Adopt” a Child

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch (provided on site)

12:30 – 2:30 Unit 1: Understanding our Children

2:30 – 2:50 Break

2:50 – 4:55 Unit 2: Addressing Problematic Behavior

4:55 – 5:00 Review & Close

Day Two – Tuesday
8:00 – 8:30 Continental breakfast and networking opportunities with other agencies

8:30 – 10:00 Parent Project’s Program Philosophy, Philosophical Underpinnings

10:00 – 10:20 Break

10:20 – 10:45 Philosophy Continued

10:45 – 11:30 Working with Difficult Parents

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch (provided, on-site)

12:30 – 2:30 Unit 3: Active Supervision, Structure, Improving School Performance and Attendance.

2:30 – 2:50 Break

2:50 – 4:45 Unit 4: Adolescent Alcohol and other Drug Use

4:45 – 5:00 Review & Close

Day Three – Wednesday
8:00 – 8:30 Continental breakfast and networking opportunities with other agencies

8:30 – 11:30 Unit 5: The Out-of-Control Child

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch (provided, on-site)

12:30 – 2:10 Unit 6: Developing Personal Action Plans

2:10 – 2:30 Break

2:30 – 2:45 Support Groups: Emotional and Practical Support for Parents

2:45 – 4:45 Finding Help & Support

4:45 – 5:00 Open Forum & Close

Day Four – Thursday
8:00 – 8:30 Continental breakfast and informal project planning and implementation

8:30 – 10:30 Program Philosophy: Educational Underpinnings

10:30 – 10:50 Break

10:50 – 11:15 Activity-based and Cooperative Learning

11:15 – 11:30 Group Assignments and Practice

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch (provided, on-site)

12:30 – 2:30 Group Practice (Group Presentations)

2:30 – 2:50 Break

2:50 – 4:15 Group Practice (Group Presentations)

4:15 – 5:00 Effective Presentation & Close

Day Five – Friday
8:00 – 8:30 Continental breakfast and Informal review of process.

8:30 – 9:30 Transferring to Parent-led Support Groups

9:30 – 10:00 Geographic Teams

10:00 – 10:20 Break

10:20 – 11:30 Program Implementation Strategies

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch (provided, on-site)

12:30 – 2:00 Program Implementation, continued

2:00 – 2:20 Break

2:20 – 3:45 Community Implementation Planning

3:45 – 4:45 Closing Activity

4:45 – 5:00 Evaluations and Awarding of Certificates