Upcoming Trainings

Abbreviated training descriptions are provided below. To see full-length descriptions, please click here.

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Motivational Interviewing for Supervisors: Professional Learning Community (PLC):

09/28/2022

9:00-10:00 AM

Virtual

, OH

SUPERVISORS ONLY: This 1-hour Professional Learning Community (PLC) for supervisors will meet monthly, the 4th Wednesday, Jan-Sept. The topics will be repeated three times from January through September to allow the learning and discussion to evolve. Supervisors who attend will be asked to practice the new skills and return to future sessions to learn, share and continue to hone their skills. This is open to both PCSA and BH supervisors participating in Ohio START.

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Introduction to START for Behavioral Health Providers

09/29/2022

9:00 - 11:00

Virtual

, OH

Ohio START utilizes an innovative approach to serving families who are affected by child maltreatment and caregiver substance use disorder (SUD). This child protection model requires cross-system collaboration to achieve effective outcomes of increased sobriety and reduced out of home care. In this training, participants will learn how Ohio START provides child protection services to families who are experiencing caregiver SUD. Key components of the Ohio START model will be reviewed, focusing on the intersection of child protection and behavioral health systems. The training will provide an overview of the safety risks and treatment needs of families served by Ohio START. Additionally, strategies to develop and maintain effective cross-system partnerships will discussed.

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Nurturing Parenting: Appropriate Expectations & Family Roles

10/14/2022

9:30-10:30

Virtual

, OH

Attendees will review the constructs of Appropriate Expectations and Family roles, examine interventions related, and discuss questions on this construct.
Prerequisite to attend this training is to have attended and completed the 3 day Nurturing Parenting Facilitator Training presented by Ohio Guidestone.

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Nurturing Parenting: Empathy & Personal Power

10/28/2022

9:30-10:30

Virtual

, OH

Attendees will review the constructs of Empathy and Personal Power, examine interventions related, and discuss questions on this construct.
Prerequisite to attend this training is to have attended and completed the 3 day Nurturing Parenting Facilitator Training presented by Ohio Guidestone.

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Nurturing Parenting: Discipline

11/18/2022

9:30-10:30

Virtual

, OH

Attendees will review the construct of Discipline, examine interventions related, and discuss questions on this construct.
Prerequisite to attend this training is to have attended and completed the 3 day Nurturing Parenting Facilitator Training presented by Ohio Guidestone.

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Nurturing Parenting: Nurturing Self

12/09/2022

9:30-10:30

Virtual

, OH

Attendees will review Nurturing Self, examine interventions to aid clients in nurturing themselves, and discuss questions regarding the implementation of Nurturing Self.
Prerequisite to attend this training is to have attended and completed the 3 day Nurturing Parenting Facilitator Training presented by Ohio Guidestone.

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Technical Assistance

Ohio START provides technical assistance to all Ohio START PCSAs through our Ohio technical assistance consultants in collaboration with our national model experts Children and Family Futures (CFF). Technical assistance is delivered by five TA consultants who will each cover a region of the state. The sixth TA consultant works to recruit, train and mentor the family peer mentors working within the program. The technical assistance consultants are:

  • Tim Beasley – Southwest Region TA
  • Diana Hoover – Northwest Region TA
  • Pam Meermans – Central Region TA
  • Amy Reinhart – Northeast Region TA
  • Sheila Shafer – Southeast Region TA
  • Kathi Kurtz – Northeast Region TA/Ohio START Coach
  • Mindy Fehrman – Ohio START Coach
  • Carly Mesnick- Behavioral Health TA
  • Brychelle Mullins- Family Peer Mentor TA