We provide training and follow-up support on implementing the Decision Points program in host agencies involved in corrections for youth or adult populations. We train host agency staff to deliver Decision Points to groups of six to eight youth or adults. Our follow-up support promotes skill development and treatment fidelity.
Our Decision Points training requires 20 contact hours and is delivered in-person at a host agency location over 2½ consecutive days with two 8-hour days followed by one 4-hour half day.
The Decision Points program is designed to be delivered by two-person teams, and these teams should attend our training together.
We recommend a ratio of one trainer for nine host agency staff trainees. An optimal configuration is two trainers with up to 18 trainees. A group of up to 27 trainees can be accommodated and requires 3 trainers.
Decision points training prepares host agency staff to:
We plan Decision Points training in collaboration with the host agency and deliver training at a site provided by the host agency. The host agency selects staff to receive training and provides: