3 day training (Must attend all three days)
Wednesday, May 20, 2015; Start time 9:00am
Thursday, May 21, 2015; Start time 9:00am
Friday ,May 22, 2015; Start time 9:00am

Registration Amount
Early Bird before 4/29/15, $205/person
After 4/29/15, $235/person


Holiday Inn Downtown Capitol Square
175 East  Town Street
Columbus Ohio  43215
Reservation Number   1-800-315-2621
Hotel Direct Number    614-221-3281
Room Cost                     $94/night
Room Block Code        OAC
Website                          www.holidayinn.com/cmh-cityctr

Driving Directions 


Lorie McClain 
Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies 

Family Development Training with Bob Swanson 

Join Bob Swanson to become certified as a Family Development Specialist. This workshop will cover the overall course objectives including: 

1)  The ability to support and empower families through skillfully building a collaborative relationship
2)  The ability to help families identify their goals and barriers and develop a plan to achieve their goals
3)  The awareness and intervention strategies for dealing with challenging family issues including psychological, emotional and interpersonal
4)  The  skillful application of core coping skills for families within systemic understanding of families and their context 
5)  The ability to identify strengths, develop a plan and coordinate a network of resources in partnership with families to help them achieve their goals, including skillful application of family assessment tools (eco-map, geno-gram, timeline, matrix, balance wheel)
6)  The ability to advocate for families within communities through application of community organizational and group facilitation skills,
7)  The ability to access appropriate sources of professional growth, utilize self-awareness skills and ongoing self-care resources while providing Family Development services.

CPEs from the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board are pending. 

Space is limited!