Upon hire, employees receive 130 hours of combined observation, training, and direct supervision prior to working alone with children. New staff are trained on policies and curriculum specific to providing care to youth in a residential setting. Policies such as PREA, HIPPA and FERPA are highlighted.

Training Includes:

  • Suicide Prevention
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Mandt Intervention Technique
  • Child Abuse & Mandated Reporting
  • Rape Prevention
  • Program Training
  • Medication Dispensation & Assistance
  • Infection Control
  • Seclusion
  • Pat Down Training
  • Fire Safety
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Water Safety
  • Trauma Informed Care

Each year employees receive up to 20 hours of training recertification.