CBSG® Program Facilitator Training

The CBSG® Program Facilitator Training prepares professionals and volunteers to implement the CBSG® Program with fidelity. The training is one-day in length and can be provided on-site at your location or individuals can attend a Trans4m Center sponsored training conducted quarterly in Dallas. As a result of attending the training, participants are equipped to fully implement the CBSG® Program. Participants are trained in the Facilitator Manual Adaptation of their choice which includes all handouts and activity pages in English and Spanish on a USB. Additional Facilitator Manual Adaptations may be purchased for $125 once someone has participated in a training.

Notice: Completing this training certifies you to facilitate groups with children and/or youth in the CBSG® Program. It does not certify you to train others to facilitate the program.

Training content includes:

  • The theoretical foundations of the CBSG® Program;
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the impact of trauma & toxic stress; 
  • Resiliency
  • Risk and Protective Factors research;
  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL);
  • Facilitator’s role in implementing the CBSG® Program;
  • Opportunities to practice facilitation skills;
  • Implementation strategies;
  • A copy of one Facilitator Manual adaptation of your choice (additional adaptations may be purchased for $125 once trained);
  • Each adaptation has a USB with all necessary program handouts (English & Spanish) and Quality Assurance materials with reproduction permission;
  • Follow-up technical assistance regarding implementation, adaptations, notifications regarding program or manual updates/addendums.

Training Settings & Costs:

The Trans4m Center Hosted Training:

  • Quarterly in Dallas (see trans4mcenter.org for dates)
    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Fee $250 (includes one Facilitator Manual adaptation)

Site-Based Contracted Training:

  • CBSG Program Trans4m Center Trainer at your location on a mutually agreed upon date and time
  • Fee: $3,500 (up to 15 participants each receiving their choice of one Facilitator Manual Adaptation per participant)
  • Each additional participant over 15 = $150
  • Reimbursement for travel (market rates apply; includes:
    • Airfare (or mileage if driving – local rates apply per www.gsa.gov guidelines)
    • Luggage fees
    • Lodging (when no timely return flights are available the evening of the training, a second hotel night will be required)
    • Per Diem (local rates apply per www.gsa.gov guidelines)
    • Rental car and gas refill
    • Airport parking

At this time there is no online CBSG® training available.

1560916106348blobFacilitator Manual choices: 

  • For kids ages 4-12 in a school or community setting: Kids’ Connection 
  • For youth ages 10-17 in a school or community setting: Youth Connection 
  • For children & youth ages 4-15 in homeless & transitional living settings: Kids’ Connection, Too 
  • For children & youth ages 4-15 in a Christian faith-based setting: Faith Connection 
 

Notice: Completing this training certifies you to facilitate groups with children and/or youth in the CBSG® Program. It does not certify you to train others to facilitate the program.