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.

Come back in the fall for more trainings!

Past Trainings

Cultural Competency Workshop

March 29, 2021

Presented by

New Bedford

 Health Department


YWCA Southeastern MA

Slide Deck

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Understanding the Teen Brain

March 12, 2021

Presented by

Lisa H. Thurau,

Executive Director, Strategies for Youth, Inc.




Compassion Fatigue: Improving Effectiveness & Decreasing Burnout

April 26, 2021

Presented by

Derek Foulds

LMHC Family Service Association


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