Training Opportunities

Sources of Strength “Train the Trainer” Advanced Skills Session

When:  Monday – Thursday, Aug. 3 – 6, 2020
Location: The Boys & Girls Club of Menasha, 600 Racine St., Menasha, WI 54952

The Northeast Wisconsin Mental Health Connection is pleased to host a Sources of Strength “Train the Trainer” Advanced Skills Session for school and district staff. The four-day training will be held in Menasha, WI from Aug. 3 – 6, 2020. 


This intensive training opportunity led by National Sources of Strength trainers will prepare participants to become provisional Sources of Strength trainers within their own schools or school districts and will be subject to the Sources of Strength Trainer certification requirements The certification process will be supported by our regional Sources of Strength trainers, Mandi Dornfeld and Carlyn Andrew. Trainees will be able to meet certification requirements by co-training with the certified trainers at their own school/district over a two-year period.

The cost to attend has been reduced to $500 per registrant and will cover training, supplies, and snacks each day. Each district may compensate for mileage, lunch expenses, and/or work time as individual policies allow.

Click her for a description of the skills required to become a trainer.

Priority will be given to individuals connected to schools and districts in Northeast Wisconsin that are implementing Sources of Strength through The Connection’s Healthy Teen Minds Initiative and ThedaCare’s Sources of Strength Initiative. We encourage you to apply before March 17, when any remaining spots in the training will be offered to schools and districts statewide. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and we will inform you promptly as admission decisions are made.

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