Ring in the New Year with Prevention Trainings!

Start the year off right — by working toward your prevention credentialing! Join GUIDE, Inc. for the Prevention Credentialing Consortium of Georgia (PCCG) Core Courses in January.  Take advantage of your first chance to take the brand new Communication Skills for the Prevention Professional course and get discounts by registering a group from your organization. For more information and to register, click here.

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Don’t miss out on GUIDE’s first offering of Core Courses in 2014 and the first ever Communication Skills for the Prevention Professional! Join us for:

Communication Skills for the Prevention Professional (A BRAND NEW PCCG Core Course)

Date: Monday, January 13
Time:  9 am – 4:30 pm
By: GUIDE, Inc. Staff
Cost: $60 per person

Description:  This course, pending approval by the Prevention Credentialing Consortium of Georgia as a Core Course, is a response to the prevention domain changes made by IC&RC. In order for prevention professionals to be prepared to interview or test for their prevention credentials, they will need this core course that will focus on interpersonal communication, facilitation, public speaking and good listening skills as well as public awareness campaigns and marketing basics. As this course is brand new and still being developed, if it is not approved by PCCG prior to January 10, the course will be cancelled and fees refunded in full.

Fundamentals of Prevention (A PCCG Core Course)

Date: Tuesday, January 14 – Wednesday, January 15
Time: 9 am – 4:30 pm
By:  GUIDE, Inc. Staff
Cost: $100

Description:  This course, approved by the Prevention Credentialing Consortium of Georgia  as a Core Course, will provide a basic foundation of prevention knowledge that can be further expanded through ongoing prevention training and development.  By the end of this workshop, participants will:

  • Identify protective factors currently being used or those that will be implemented;
  • Identify one prevention process/program that represents each prevention strategy;
  • Identify risk factors;
  • Determine what works in prevention;
  • Define prevention strategies; and
  • Outline historical timeline of prevention.

Ethics in the Prevention Field (A PCCG Core Course)

Date:  Thursday, January 16
Time:  9 am – 4:30 pm
By:  GUIDE, Inc. Staff
Cost:  $60 regular

Description:  This course, approved by the Prevention Credentialing Consortium of Georgia  as a Core Course, is designed to provide a basic introduction to the Principles of the Code of Ethical Conduct for Prevention, Early Intervention and Health Promotion Professionals and Volunteers. It will also provide an overview of the ethical dilemmas that Prevention Professionals encounter in their work. Using the Code of Ethics from the Prevention Think Tank as a framework, participants will explore ethical principles using interactive methods and role-plays that encourage and support adult learning.

Cultural Competency for the Prevention Professional (A PCCG Core Course)

Date:  Friday, January 17
Time: 9 am – 4:30 pm
By:  GUIDE, Inc. Staff
Cost:  $60

Description:  This course, approved by the Prevention Credentialing Consortium of Georgia  as a Core Course, will give Prevention Professionals a refresher in cultural awareness and appropriateness in the prevention field.  At a young age most people learn how to recognize differences more quickly than similarities, and how to dislike others who are not like us. In our ever-increasing diverse communities, understanding, tolerance and appreciation for differences is necessary to running effective prevention programs. This session will include activities and discussions exploring cultural diversity and prejudices in a safe environment in order to learn how to increase cultural competence and create safe spaces in your programs and organizations.  Bring an open mind, as we will discuss critical diversity issues such as racism, ageism, heterosexism and sexism.

Course Fees, Discounts, Payment & Registration Information

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Each course is priced separately as indicated above.

A $10 per person, per training discount is available for those who register more than four people at one time. Participants MUST all be registered at the same time and by the same person in order to qualify for the discount.  Agencies who have individuals register separately WILL NOT QUALIFY for discounts.

All costs include light breakfast snacks and coffee, lunch and materials.

All courses incur processing fees to cover the fees charged by the online registration service. These fees vary, as they are based on your total registration cost. When requesting payment from your organization, please take note of these fees. The courses are the base prices listed above PLUS fees.

Online payment is available during registration via credit or debit card. An option to pay by check is also available. Checks should be mailed, with invoice/confirmation available after registration, to GUIDE, Inc. Checks MUST be received by December 31.

All courses require pre-registration.

Register now!

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