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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!

For information about upcoming training classes and workshops, contact:

For custom consulting and facilitation services, contact:

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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • Caregiving support for caregivers in the workplace, at home and group facilitators
  • Wellness classes for older adults to manage chronic conditions
  • Multicultural youth leadership development for individuals in youth organizations
  • Parent education classes for early childhood care and development 
  • Program evaluation and research for individuals in nonprofit organizations
  • Program collaboration through the Integrated Model of Service (IMS) for individuals in nonprofit organizations 

Workshops may provide continuing education units (CEUs) 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.

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

Power and Language: Engaging in Difficult Dialogues Across Difference

Connect and build trust and inclusion in the workplace with this diversity workshop. Date & Time:  Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | 8:30… More about this event »