Professional Development Committee

The Alliance's PD Committee plans a robust schedule of trainings each year.  Beginning in 2021, we will be posting recordings of these trainings here so that others can watch and learn from them.  Upcoming trainings are also listed below.  Please email us with any questions  

Upcoming Opportunities

These virtual workshops were carefully chosen to assist youth workers manage stress, better comprehend youth mental health and create a non-biased, culturally competent environment for youth, staff and families.

Monday, April 12th 9:30–11:00am 

Understanding the Teen Brain

Presented by: Strategies for Youth

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Monday, April 26th 9:30-11:30am 

Compassion Fatigue: Improving Effectiveness and Decreasing Burnout

Presented by: Derek Foulds LMHC Family Service Association

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Monday, May 17th 10:00-11:30am

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Presented by: New Bedford Health Department  

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Past Trainings

Cultural Competency Workshop

March 29, 2021

Presented by

New Bedford

 Health Department


YWCA Southeastern MA

Slide Deck

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Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts.

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