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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

 

MayKao Y. Hang, President and CEO, introduces the Wilder Center for Learning and Excellence

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

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 »

Fostering a Culture of Youth Work That Matters to Young People

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Strengthen and improve youth program quality with tools and strategies presented by Wilder’s youth leadership development program staff… 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 »

How to Conduct Suicide Risk Assessments for Adults

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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 »

How to Conduct Suicide Risk Assessments for Children and Adolescents

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

Cross-Cultural Communication: Identifying Conflict Styles

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Join part one from the Building Common Ground and Cross-Cultural Communication Series and learn about the Intercultural Conflict Styles… 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

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

Cross-Cultural Communication: Flexible Approaches to Resolving Conflict

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Join part two from the Building Common Ground and Cross-Cultural Communication Series and gain an in-depth understanding of the … More about this event »