Training

INTERGENERATIONAL TRAINING – In-person and Online

STARTING IG CARE CENTRE/SCHOOL PROGRAMS (1/2 day)

  • Two training components:  
    • Care centre/school programs – setting up and running a program in your community + sample templates and activity suggestions provided
    • Experiential sensitivity training for youth
YOUR INVESTMENT: $900 per session (3 hours) for up to 30 participants
  • Travel charged @.55 per km (return trip)
  • Coffee/snacks provided by host agency for arrival and morning break

FACILITATOR AND COORDINATOR TRAINING (1/2 day)

  • Facilitation-skills training to run a successful intergenerational program
  • Organization, communication, and management training for coordinators
  • Coordinator and Facilitator Guides included
  • Templates and timelines included
YOUR INVESTMENT: $900 per session (3 hours) for up to 30 participants
  • Travel charged @.55 per km (return trip)
  • Coffee/snacks provided by host agency for arrival and morning break

 COMPREHENSIVE IG PROGRAM TRAINING (full day)

  • Seven training components:  
    1. Care centre/school programs – setting up and running a program in your care centre/school
    2. Community programs – building IG capacity in your unique community setting
    3. Train the trainer – experiential sensitivity training for youth
    4. Train the trainer – sensitivity training for seniors
    5. Breakout groups to plan for your unique community
    6. Templates and curriculum guides provided
    7. One hour of follow-up coaching support
YOUR INVESTMENT: $2000 per day for up to 30 participants (7 hours)
  • Travel charged @ .55 per km (return trip)
  • Lunch, coffee and snacks for participants provided by host agency

ONLINE TRAINING OPTIONS

$300 per session for up to 10 participants (2-3 hours)
  • Three-part series: Starting and Implementing an Intergenerational Program (3 sessions)  
    • Community needs and strengths assessment, planning, program timeline, curriculum development and program evaluation
  • Sensitivity Training for youth and seniors (one session)
  • Coordinator/Facilitator Training (one session)  
    • Facilitation-skills training to run a successful intergenerational program
    • Organization, communication, and management training for coordinators
Individual coaching/mentoring: $150 per hour Optional: identify your own needs and we’ll design the training sessions to meet your specific requirements  

MAKE THE TRAINING MORE AFFORDABLE/EFFECTIVE…

  • Access individual IG training/coaching/mentoring
  • Invite people from other communities, agencies, schools or care centres to participate/share costs
  • Invite people from the specific organizations you want to partner with to be part of the training
  • Invite volunteers from your agency to learn facilitation of IG programs