To support our partnerships, we offer trainings throughout the year to build capacity and strengthen programs in our community. Please feel free to sign up for any training you are interested in attending. Please note that signing up does not guarantee registration. You will receive an email confirming your registration after we have reviewed your information.
Staff and volunteers at all Food Center Member Programs and United Way Partner Agencies are able to attend.
Space is limited so if you register and cannot attend, please reach out to Anne Stockton at 860-237-3952 or by email.
All trainings will be in-person at United Way in Gales Ferry, 283 Stoddards Wharf Road.
This training will provide an overview of how trauma can present itself, how to prevent re-traumatization, and how to best design a program through a trauma-informed lens.
Presented by Safe Futures
Monday, February 26, 2024
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
This training will offer participants de-escalation strategies along with ways to manage their own emotional competence when working with people.
Presented by Waterford Country School
Wednesday, May 1, 2024
10:00 .am.-12:00 p.m.
This training will provide an overview of harm reduction, overdose education and naloxone, and where to access resources for those with a substance use disorder.
Presented by Alliance for Living & Ledgelight Health District
Monday, September 23, 2024
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.