CTRI offers train-the-trainer programs in public and on-site format.

Public Train-the-Trainer – De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™

Due to the high demand for this workshop and its relevance to many workplaces, CTRI offers a public train-the-trainer workshop three times a year.

On-site Train-the-Trainer – Other Workshops

Have a larger group of people to train.  Some of CTRI workshops may be offered in a train-the-trainer format on-site – right at your location.  Contact us to discuss the possibilities.

Upcoming Public Train-the-Trainer Programs

May 29-31, 2018 Toronto, ON Trainer: Mike Labun
Nov. 20-22, 2018 Edmonton, AB Trainer: Mike Labun
Dec 3-5, 2018 Toronto, ON Trainer: Mike Labun

How Train-the-Trainer Benefits Organizations

Training an internal trainer to deliver this workshop both enhances organizational know-how and saves costs at the same time. Long term, for medium to large organizations, the train-the-trainer program is the most cost-effective method to train existing and new staff or volunteers. With a certified instructor on staff, organizations can offer as many workshops as needed throughout the year

Train-the-Trainer Program at a Glance

  • Certification allows you to present this workshop only at your organization of employment
  • Attendance at the 3-day Train-the-Trainer session required

*fees subject to change

One time Fee: $1500 Certification Fee — Early Registration – $1350
On-going Fees: $100 Annual Recertification Fee
$20 Per Participant Manual Fee

Your Commitment

  • You and your employer must sign an agreement that indicates acceptance of the commitments involved. View an example of a signed agreement. Please note that the registration process is not complete until we receive the agreement. Please mail it to us at your earliest convenience.
  • Facilitate at least one training a year in order to maintain certification and purchase a print manual for each person attending.
  • Present the workshop in a manner that is consistent with how CTRI presents the workshop.
  • As materials are modified from time to time to make them more relevant and current, you will need to review and adapt these changes.

Train-the-Trainer Workshop in Detail

On the first day of the train-the-trainer program, participants will take the workshop as a participant. Day two begins with a question and answer session, followed by a review of important facilitation strategies and techniques.  Future trainers will then begin preparing for their role in delivering a portion of the workshop.  On day three each participant will present a section of the workshop.

Workshop Outline

Day 1
8:15-8:30AM Orientation
8:30-9:00AM Public Workshop Registration and Sign-in
9:00-10:15AM Trainers experience the workshop as a participant
10:15-10:30AM Break
10:30-12:00PM Workshop continues
12:00-1:00PM Lunch
1:00-2:30PM Workshop continues
2:30-2:45PM Break
2:45-4:00PM Workshop continues
4:15-4:30PM Review agendas for days 2 and 3
Day 2
9:00-10:15AM Debrief of day 1 and Q & A
10:15-10:30AM Break
10:30-12:00PM Facilitation strategies and techniques
12:00-1:00PM Lunch
1:00-2:30PM Facilitation strategies and techniques
2:30-2:45PM Break
2:45-4:00PM Individual coaching and preparation to present part of workshop
Day 3
9:00-10:15AM Participants take turns presenting the workshop
10:15-10:30AM Break
10:30-12:00PM Participants take turns presenting the workshop
12:00-1:00PM Lunch
1:00-2:30PM Participants take turns presenting the workshop
2:30-2:45PM Break
2:45-3:30PM Participants take turns presenting the workshop
3:30-4:00PM Final thoughts and Q & A

The Ideal Train-the-Trainer Candidate

This workshop has been successfully delivered by CTRI Trainers for the past ten years. In addition to exceptional content in the De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™ workshop, CTRI trainers are dynamic and engaging presenters. To benefit from the same quality of workshop that CTRI delivers, it is imperative that thoughtful consideration be given to who would make a good in-house trainer. Ideally they will have the following:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • An engaging and insightful speaker
  • An above average knowledge about violence
  • Previous teaching and group facilitation skills
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At The Public Workshop You Will Receive

  • Training manual
  • Facilitation notes
  • Power Point slides
  • Lunch
  • Refreshments

Limited Seating Register early! This workshop is limited to 10 participants.