Staff are the most important asset to any organization. If you are looking for basic work place training or to invest in staff development, please send us a message on our contact page. A printable version of available courses is available here.
American Red Cross Adult & Pediatric First Aid & CPR (6 hours)
This training will teach participants adult, child and infant CPR skills based on the American Red Cross curriculum. Participants will learn how to recognize emergencies, adequately care for the ill and injured, control bleeding and to check for signs of life. Participants must demonstrate competency in all first aid and CPR skills to pass the course and to receive an American Red Cross certificate.
(This course can be broken up to teach first aid and CPR only.)
Children’s Health & Safety (3 hours)
This course will enable employees and parents to make safe and healthy choices for children in care.
Children’s Health & Safety / Reporting Abuse & Neglect (3 hours)
This training teaches parents the basic safety concerns with children from birth to age 18, while giving tips to help safe guard children in and out of the home. Participants will learn the physical and behavioral signs of possible abuse and neglect and the proper procedures for reporting such abuse and neglect in Kansas.
Darkness to Light (3 hours)
This training is an evidence-informed prevention solution to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child protection behaviors. It offers practical prevention training with a conversational, real-world approach.
Domestic Violence & Child Development (3 hours)
Participants will leave this training with a clear understanding of domestic violence. They will learn what constitutes domestic violence, statistics concerning victims of domestic violence and the cycle of domestic violence. Participants are also given information concerning the impact of domestic violence on children and child development, including the possibility of children exposed to domestic violence growing to become perpetrators and victims of domestic violence in adulthood.
Domestic Violence in Teen Dating (3 hours)
Participants will be able to define dating, learn various risk factors of domestic violence in teen dating and identify types of violence teens encounter through dating. They will also gain understanding of the long-term effects of violence on teens and acquire prevention strategies to reduce domestic violence in teen dating.
Facebook & Internet Safety (3 hours)
This course provides tips and help keep children and employees safe while using Facebook. Participants will learn about the privacy settings and which one are most suitable for them. Tips to help keep children safe while using the internet and other available safety measures are also discussed.
Getting to Cool When People Get Hot (6 hours)
Child welfare professionals will be able to identify crisis situations and de-escalate adults and youth. Workers will learn to incorporate problem solving techniques to help resolve what led to the crisis.
Home Health Worker Safety (3 hours)
This training gives parents and providers insight into specific skills and strategies that can be utilized to keep them safe and aware when working in the community. Awareness is a key factor to staying safe, but knowing the strategies to use when the situation becomes unsafe is a vital skill.
Human Trafficking (3 hours)
Participants will learn the definitions of human trafficking and relating Kansas statutes, including Kansas House Bill 2034 regarding domestic minor sex trafficking. Attendees will gain a better understanding of human trafficking both locally and globally, how victims are recruited and the effects of human trafficking. This course provides insight on how to recognize warning signs and provides information on prevention, intervention and support services for victims.
Installing Child Safety Seats (2 hours)
This training will give employees and parents the opportunity to learn how to properly install child safety seats and tips to keeping their children safe while in the car.
Safety Awareness for Care Givers (6 hours)
Awareness is the first element of defense. Assessment of client history and the environment helps prepare social workers for dangerous situations. Use of effective communication to de-escalate emotions and self-defense to protect yourself will be incorporated into this training.
Sexting: What Parents Should Know (3 hours)
Participants will obtain knowledge about sexting, what it is and the concerns surrounding it. Suggestions are provided on how to handle sexting with their children, and attendees will learn how to develop a cell phone contract to implement with their children.
Suicide Prevention & Intervention for Children in Foster Care (2 hours)
This training provides information about substance abuse with an emphasis on adolescent usage. The audience will gain understanding in substance abuse and the addiction, treatment and recovery process. They will learn to recognize the signs of use and be provided useful tips for assisting adolescence in making healthy choices and working through substance abuse problems.
Understanding Child Sexual Abuse (3 hours)
Participants will gain an understanding of child sexual abuse. They will be able to recognize signs of child sexual abuse, obtain information on the process a child goes through once sexual abuse is reported and have a greater understanding of the effects of abuse on the child and their caregivers.