Training Options

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

Each session is 1.5 hours in length

  • Four-part series: Starting, Implementing and Evaluating and Intergenerational Program (4 sessions)

    $275 + gst
     

    • Community needs and strengths assessment, planning, program timeline, curriculum development and program evaluation
      • By the end of the third session, you will have a detailed plan to get your program started and implemented
      • Bonus: 4th Session
      • Only 15 participants
      • Very interactive
  • Sensitivity Training for youth and seniors (one session) $59 + gst
    • Includes a hands-on instant-aging activity that youth experience
    • Covers the challenges that youth face for seniors to understand
    • Includes guide with other activities
  • Coordinator/Facilitator Training (one session) $59 + gst
    • Facilitation-skills training to run a successful intergenerational program
    • Organization, communication, and management training for coordinators
    • Includes guides

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

For More Information

Email Betty at training@link-ages.ca