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When and where will NIC offer facilitator training?

Thinking for a Change Facilitator Training course overview:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 44-hour training experience that prepares participants to deliver the Thinking for a Change program with offender groups using a “blended learning” model has been converted into a full virtual training learning experience.
The training includes three important elements. Just as with a traditional classroom-based training, 100% attendance at all sessions and completion of all assignments are required to receive a certificate of completion.

The elements of this course are:

  • 6 VILT SESSIONS – Attend/participate in six Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) sessions. VILT sessions are live online training events with instructors. Participants attend via computer/internet and interact with the trainers and other participants. The VILTs for this training are each two hours in duration. An additional .25 hours are allotted for these sessions to allow for early sign-in and for the rare occasions when a session may run a few minutes late. 13.5 HOURS
  • INTER-SESSION WORK (independent study/practice) – Participants are required to complete all the pre-session and inter-session assignments as part of this training. These assignments will include: reading lessons, watching short videos, completing worksheets, and communicating with trainers and other participants via email and phone. Participants will prepare to deliver three lessons during the face-to-face portion of the training event. Participants must be provided time during normal duty hours to complete this work. Inter-session work averages about two hours per week. 10.5 HOURS
  • 10 VF2F SESSIONS – Attend/participate in a Virtual Face-to-Face (VF2F) experience. VF2F sessions are conducted through the use of video/webcams. The VF2F for this training consist of 10 sessions conducted in five days over the course of two weeks. Each day will have a morning session and an afternoon session, and each session is two hours long. 20 HOURS

 


2021 Training Offerings


Virtual T4C Facilitator Training #1 (21A6502 - T4C: Aurora, CO)

The six virtual instructor led training (VILT) sessions will be on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 12:15 pm (Mountain Time):
May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, and June 9
The five day (20 hour) virtual face-to-face (VF2F) with morning sessions from 9:00 am - 11:00 am MT and afternoon sessions from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm MT:
Tuesday, June 15
Thursday, June 17
Friday, June 18
Tuesday, June 22
Thursday, June 24

Please note: Thinking for a Change Facilitator training offered by NIC is no cost to register. However, participants will be responsible for the costs associated with printing their training manual and intersession assignments. NIC recommends that two staff members register from each interested agency.

Registration for this Event is now Closed.


Virtual T4C Facilitator Training #2 (21A6503 - T4C: Aurora, CO)

The six virtual instructor led training (VILT) sessions will be on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 12:15 pm (Mountain Time):
June 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21
The five day (20 hour) virtual face-to-face (VF2F) with morning sessions from 9:00 am - 11:00 am MT and afternoon sessions from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm MT:
Tuesday, July 27
Thursday, July 29
Friday, July 30
Tuesday, August 3
Thursday, August 5

Please note: Thinking for a Change Facilitator training offered by NIC is no cost to register. However, participants will be responsible for the costs associated with printing their training manual and intersession assignments. NIC recommends that two staff members register from each interested agency.
 

Registration for this Event is now Closed

Date of Publication: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021