Training

Training

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Fred Finch Youth Center’s Training Institute provides high-quality training to people who provide services to children, youth, and families facing challenges.

View our searchable training calendar and register for trainings. You can also download PDFs of the May 2016 and June 2016 training calendars.

Course offerings are designed to:

  • Increase individual competence in areas of systemic and systematic intervention, cultural competence, co-occurring capacity, and clinical excellence
  • Increase the capacity of service providers to deliver innovative, evidence-based practice approaches; to further areas of quality assurance and improvement; and to advance in areas of accurate service infrastructure

Trainings are open to the public. You can attend trainings at no cost if you provide care and/or services to:

  • Alameda County foster children and/or youth
  • Children and/or youth facing imminent enrollment in Alameda County services

To enroll in a course, submit your request for registration to trainings@fredfinch.orgCancellations must be received one week prior to a scheduled class.

Groups or organizations serving Alameda County foster children and/or youth may request FFYC Training Department trainers to  provide on-site instruction at no cost (contingent upon fund availability). At times, FFYC staff may be able to design trainings specific to the needs of a group or organization.

For further information, or to make a training request for your organization or group, please contact the FFYC Training Department via email at trainings@fredfinch.org

All training is offered in partnership with Chabot-Las Positas College District; Alameda County, and funded by Title IV-E.