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Training and Consulting Services

Providing connections to experience and learning in our community

The Wilder Center for Learning and Excellence at the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation provides educational training and consulting services that connect you to the decades of experience and community wisdom that we’ve generated from helping people and organizations develop new skills and ideas, address vital community issues and reach their full potential. We are practitioners grounded in research, learning from the community, and accelerating what works through continued education!

Contact: Houa Lor | 651-280-2207 | consulting@wilder.org
 

Learn with Educational Training Classes and Workshops

We offer a variety of training in topics that are culturally responsive, reflect the community we serve and are relevant for Wilder's overall mission. Continuing education units (CEUs) may also be provided upon completion of a class or workshop and are approved by the following boards in Minnesota: Board of Social Work, Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy, Board of Nursing and Board of Marriage and Family Therapy.

Community Mental Health and Wellness:

  • Mental and chemical health clinical training for clinicians, therapists, health professionals and social workers
  • Training for parents caring for children and youth experiencing attachment and trauma issues

Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Equity:

  • Support for community leaders with a deep grounding in diversity and inclusion and individual training for working professionals in racial equity, workplace diversity and inclusive dialogues
  • Individuals managing or working with multicultural and intergenerational teams or groups

Health, Wellness and Caregiving:

  • Caregiving support for caregivers in the workplace, at home and group facilitators
  • Wellness classes for older adults to manage chronic conditions

Leadership Development:

  • Multicultural youth leadership development for individuals in youth organizations

Parent Education:

Nonprofit Program Research and Collaboration:

 

Plan with Consulting & Facilitation Services

We provide consulting and facilitation services that connect your nonprofit organization, government agency or business to community-based experience and learning. We partner and collaborate to provide innovative, customized solutions that are adaptable to an ever-changing environment.

  • Strategic planning
  • Leadership development
  • Community engagement
  • Caregiving employee support
  • Racial equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Trauma-informed practice

Upcoming Training Classes & Workshops

Powerful Questions: Engage In Meaningful Dialogues

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Learn how to design and ask powerful questions in this workshop that result in meaningful conversations, new or in-depth knowledge and… More about this event »

Lifelines Experience: Setting Goals for a Positive Future Story

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Join this guided, self-discovery workshop to learn how your values, strengths and history can inform and clarify goals for a positive… More about this event »

Graphic Facilitation: Capture the Essence of Conversations with Visuals

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Join this creative workshop to learn how to capture information and ideas at meetings and turn them into simple, engaging visuals Price: $… More about this event »

Circle Practice: Convene Meetings for Diverse, Authentic Engagement

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Join this guided workshop to learn how to execute effective meetings and gatherings using the cross-cultural circle practice for authentic… More about this event »

An Introduction to Experiential Play Therapy for Children

Increase skill knowledge of Experiential Play Therapy for children and therapist’s role and responses Date & Time:  Friday, February… More about this event »

Intercultural Development Part 1: Deepening Individual Cultural Competence

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Join part one from the Foundations of Intercultural Development Series and learn how to be flexible, broaden categories of cultural factors… More about this event »

5 Lenses on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: 2-Day Training

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Join us at this 2-day, in-depth training to learn about five approaches to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion Date & Time: … More about this event »

Intercultural Development Part 2: Influence of Culture in the Workplace

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Join part two from the Foundations of Intercultural Development Series and learn how to be flexible, discover new cultural factors across… More about this event »

Suicide Risk Assessment for Adults

Attend this trauma-informed training to learn how to effectively communicate with clients 18+ years old about suicide and self-harm and… More about this event »

Suicide Risk Assessment for Children and Adolescents

Learn how to effectively communicate with children, adolescents, and their caregivers about suicide and self-harm and conduct suicide risk… More about this event »

Convening Tough Conversations between Adolescents and Parents in Therapy

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Join this trauma-informed training to learn about facilitating tough conversations and conflict relief between children and their parents… More about this event »

Secondary Traumatic Stress and Resilience Strategies for Sustainability

Join this trauma-informed training to learn about secondary traumatic stress and resilience strategies for personal and professional… More about this event »