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Wed, Sep 23


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Train the Trainer: Information Delivery Skills for Providers Working with Youth Part 1

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Train the Trainer: Information Delivery Skills for Providers Working with Youth Part 1
Train the Trainer: Information Delivery Skills for Providers Working with Youth Part 1

Time & Location

Sep 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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About the Event

Kelsey Pacha

Training Description

This full-day course will support professionals in offering trainings to providers and parents involved with youth in care. Participants will cultivate the skills needed to create measurable, specific objectives, and build a training based on those objectives. Participants will consider the learning styles of the audiences they will be presenting to, leave with a greater understanding of how to create and present training content, and evaluate their effectiveness in delivering information.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to identify learning objectives and create a sample agenda.
  • Learn tips for creating an effective slide deck, and how to best leverage visual and verbal information.
  • Identify the needs and strengths of trainee population within the context of foster care, juvenile justice, and other social service systems.
  • Practice/embody leading various training activities.
  • Create an evaluation based on learning objectives.


9:00-9:10 Introductions: name, GP, one thing to learn, what training you’d be interested in giving; objectives, agreements.

9:10-10:50 Components of a training: materials and activities. Training worksheet.

10:50-11:05 Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

11:05-12:00 Discuss eight learning styles and embody a portion of a training that addresses multiple learning styles.

12:00-12:30 Lunch (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

12:30-1:05 Slide deck 101. Training worksheet.

1:05-1:50 Materials, activities, and media. Fill out Training Creation Matrix and pair share.

1:50-2:20 Discuss session evaluations and create one based on our learning objectives. 

2:20-2:35 Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

2:35-3:00 Preview of facilitation 101 skills.

3:00-3:45 Practice teaching from slides in small groups.

3:45-4:00 Wrap up and Q&A.

Meet Our Trainer

Kelsey Pacha, MA, M.Div. is a trans man who has worked with marginalized communities for 15+ years in a variety of settings. He holds a Master of Religion and Psychology, Master of Divinity, and Certificate of Sexuality and Religion from Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Psychological Services from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He is the owner of Kelsey Pacha Consulting, which supports the work of institutions and individuals in increasing their capacity for cultural humility and social justice-informed institutional change. Kelsey offers educational trainings and LGBTQ workplace policy expertise with an emphasis on practical skills, identity awareness, and personal empowerment. He regularly works with corporate diversity, equity, and inclusion officers and LGBTQ affinity groups, as well as legal, clinical, medical, and direct service (including child welfare and faith leader) personnel. For more information, visit or email

This course meets the qualifications for (6) BBS CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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