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

On-Site Train-the-Trainer

Do you have a larger group of people to train? Some 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. 19-21, 2019 Edmonton, AB, Canada
Trainer: Mike Labun
Dec. 3-5, 2019 Toronto, ON, Canada
Trainer: Laval Martin
March 9-11, 2020 Vancouver, BC, Canada
Trainer: Shelly Qualtieri

How Train-the-Trainer Benefits Organizations

The train-the-trainer program is the most cost-effective method to train existing and new staff over the long term. 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 at your organization of employment only
  • Attendance at the three-day train-the-trainer session required
One-time Fee: $1699 Certification Fee — Early Registration — $1499
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 email it to us at your earliest convenience.
  • You must facilitate at least one training a year in order to maintain certification.
  • You must 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
8:15-8:30 a.m. Orientation
9-4 p.m. Trainers experience the workshop as a participant
4:15-4:30 p.m. Review agendas for days two and three
Day 2
9-10 a.m. Debrief of day one and Q & A
10-2 p.m. Review of workshop content combined with facilitation strategies
2-4 p.m. Individual coaching and preparation to present part of workshop
Day 3
9-3:30 p.m. Participants take turns presenting the workshop
3:30-4 p.m. 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 developing the exceptional content in the De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™ workshop, CTRI trainers are also 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
  • PowerPoint slides
  • Lunch
  • Refreshments

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