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ONSIGHT TRAININGS AVAILABLE


 NATIONAL STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME &
GROUP FACILITATOR TRAINING



STUDENT ASSISTANCE TRAINING INTERNATIONAL provides in-depth training to schools and communities in the prevention and early intervention of high-risk behaviours. We offer state-of-the-art training in national programme models which are successfully impacting youth, their families, and communities in which they live. For the past 30years, SATI has trained schools in 50 United States and 30 foreign countries.

PURPOSE OF THE WORKSHOP: 

This intensive 3-day workshop will teach participants how to implement a comprehensive Student Assistance Programme (Primary to University) in their school or community. Major emphasis will be place on group facilitator training and the prevention and early intervention of high-risk behaviours. Participants will be guided through eight experiential support groups.

WHO IS THIS WORK SHOP FOR? 

Teachers, counselors, social workers, psychologists, administrators, board members, parents, nurses, classified staff, mental health and social service agencies, and other concerned community members. Participants may attend as an individual or as a member of a school community team. 

MATERIALS AND COST: 

A comprehensive training manual (440 pgs) and certificate of completion for 27 classroom hours will be given to each participant.
**Cost to be determined


DAY 1 - 9:00am - 6:00pm DAY 2 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • 12 Components of a comprehensive SAP
  • Overview of addictions
  • The value of group-support vs therapy
  • Group development and the role of the facilitator
  • Communication skills
  • Feelings, defences, and family rules
  • Support group facilitator training
  • Child abuse, neglect, and shame
  • Program & group implementation strategies
  • Policy development and programme evaluation
  • Grief and loss - the healing process
  • Helping children cope with parental addiction
  • Affirmations for healing
  • Support group facilitator training
DAY 3 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
 
  • Youth suicide and depression
  • Crisis intervention
  • Professional enabling
  • Intervention and recovery strategies
  • Professional self-care
  • Healthy families, schools and communities
  • Support group facilitator training
 

Participants will learn how to facilitate support groups in their school and community. The following groups can be offered after the training: anger management, grief and loss, children of divorce, alcohol/drug intervention, children from substance abusing families, bullies and victims, life skills, new student support group, parent & staff support, healthy teen relationships, self harm, & crisis groups

Workshop Locations: To be determined

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
"This was the best workshop I have attended in my 26 years of education." U.S. School Counselor of the year

"For five consecutive years we have provided this training statewide. It is our goal to have all schools in our state implement this programme." Idaho State Safe/Drug Free School Director.

"The connections made in group carry over into the classroom. What a building of trust between teachers and students." Teacher, Hawaii

"This excellent programme allowed us to explore many of the high risk behaviours which interfere with a student's education and life development. It was the most valuable seminar I have ever been to." Administrator, Australia 

"This program has had a more positive impact on the Alexander community than any programme I have seen in the past seven. May the Great Spirit guide you." Principal, Cree Indian Reserve Alberta, Canada

PROGRAM SUCCESS

  • 61% decrease in student alcohol/drug use
  • 75% reduction in fights
  • 73% increase in school retention
  • 61% increased ability to cope with stress
  • 91% found more positive ways to deal with problems
  • 83% move positive attitude toward school
  • 70% of staff felt more effective in offering help
  • 68% of staff observed a positive change in students

 

FOLLOW UP TRAININGS AVAILABLE 


BULLY PREVENTION

WORKSHOP TOPICS

  • Scope of the problem
  • Understanding the dynamics of bullying
  • Bully tactics and intervention strategies
  • Protecting and supporting the victims
  • Empowering the silent witnesses
  • Staff intervention & Policy development
  • Classroom activities
  • Working with parents
  • Adult bullies
  • Comprehensive training manual provided (210 pgs)

ANGER MANAGEMENT


WORKSHOP TOPICS
  • Why is everyone so angry?
  • Anger and society
  • The positive and negative functions of anger
  • Anger problems, triggers and styles
  • Self-inventory-what's your anger style?
  • Anger management techniques
  • Classroom activities
  • Anger management groups and activities
  • Dealing with angry children and adults
  • Anger models
  • Comprehensive training manual provided (210 pgs)

CRISIS RESPONSE & SUPPORT

WORKSHOP TOPICS

CRISIS PLAN REVIEW & UPDATE 8-12 AM

  • Crisis plan overview-12 components
  • Crisis team responsibilities
  • Inter-agency agreements & local issues
  • Evacuation & lockdown
  • Chain of command, communication strategies, guidelines for staff & media
  • Staff in-service, practice sessions & timelines
  • Threat assessment
CRISIS GROUP FACILITATOR TRAINING 1-5 PM
  • Providing support to students, staff & parents after a crisis
  • Critical Incidence Debriefing for those who are direct witness to the trauma
  • Daily Crisis Support Group implementation
  • Follow-up Grief & Loss Groups (K-12) for vulnerable students after the crisis
  • The impact of trauma on children & learning
  • Comprehensive training manual provided (220 pgs) 

 

On-Site Training

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