Goodwill of North Georgia (GNG) and Georgia DFCS SNAPWorks program are offering two special training programs for workforce development training providers: Trauma-Informed Training and the eCornell University Design Thinking Certificate Course. These credentialed programs are also MAX Academy offerings available for MAX members only. MAX members (who are not current contractors or sub-contractors through GNG) may participate in these programs at significantly reduced fees.
- Trauma-Informed Training will be held on Wednesday, March 31st, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This training is valid for 3 CRCC CEU hours. Dr. Brian Bride from Georgia State University will facilitate a live 3-hour online course with content on how to define trauma, how to identify immediate, short term and long term reactions to trauma, define resiliency, describe the core components and key principles of trauma-informed practice, and describe the potential impact of trauma work on service providers. MAX members are invited to participate in this CRCC CEU training opportunity for $25. Up to 12 seats are available for MAX members who register by March 24th.
- eCornell University Design Thinking Certificate Course is an intensive, college-level course that spans six months with three weeks on/one week off per month. This course requires between 3 to 5 hours per week of dedicated time through coursework, online instruction, and collaboration among students. The course has rolling start dates each month, but must begin by September, 1, 2021. You are able to pick the start date that works best given your work and other responsibilities for the six-month course, with the next start date being March 31st. MAX members are invited to participate in this 6-month course with Cornell University for $149. Up to 20 seats are available for MAX members who register by March 24th.
The trainings are free to any current SNAPWorks/Georgia SNAP E&T Providers.
Contact Summer Dunham with GNG at email@example.com to learn more and register.
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