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

On-site Train-the-Trainer

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.

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.

Upcoming Public Train-the-Trainer Programs

Nov. 20-22, 2018 Edmonton, AB Trainer: Mike Labun
Dec. 3-5, 2018 Toronto, ON Trainer: Mike Labun
March 19-21, 2019 Edmonton, AB
Trainer: Mike Labun
April 9-11, 2019 Toronto, ON Trainer: Mike Labun
May 14-16, 2019 Vancouver, BC
Trainer: Mike Labun

How Train-the-Trainer Benefits Organizations

Long term, the train-the-trainer program is the most cost-effective method to train existing and new staff. 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 three-day train-the-trainer session required
One-time Fee: $1500 Certification Fee — Early Registration — $1350
Ongoing Fees: $100 Annual Recertification Fee
$20 Per Participant Manual Fee
*fees subject to change

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.
  • 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 De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations workshop™. Day two begins with a question and answer session, followed by a detailed review of important workshop content. The day concludes with facilitation strategies, coaching, and preparation to present 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
9-4PM Trainers experience the workshop as a participant
4:15-4:30PM Review agendas for days 2 and 3
Day 2
9-10AM Debrief of day 1 and Q & A
10-2PM Review of workshop content combined with facilitation strategies
2-4PM Individual coaching and preparation to present part of workshop
Day 3
9-3:30PM Participants take turns presenting the workshop
3:30-4PM Final thoughts and Q & A

The Ideal Train-the-Trainer Candidate

This workshop has been successfully delivered by CTRI Trainers for the past decade. 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 workshops 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 qualities:

  • 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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About Train-the-Trainer

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.