PCAV provides training for professionals who work in all arenas of prevention, including those work directly with families and their supervisors. We also offer free training to all community residents who are interested in learning how to advocate for children at the state or local level.
PCAV Trainings for January 2014 – June 2014
Please click on the link below to view listings for our upcoming trainings. You can print this list and contact the official listed as the training leader for more information.
Training Calendar January- June 2014 (Download PDF)
Please click the link below to register for one or more of the above trainings.
PCAV “Pointers for Professionals”
“PCAV Pointers” are now available for professional Healthy Families Virginia staff. These easy introductory lessons are helpful training reminders for your work with children and families.
Here are helpful resources, provided by prevention experts and other professionals who have participated in our recent statewide Prevention Month Conferences, which are co-hosted by the Virginia Department of Social Services.
2012 Conference Materials
2011 Conference Materials
The handouts below are grouped by workshop. Not all workshop presenters used or provided materials; however, PCAV has listed what is available for sessions you may have missed.
Ready, Set, GOals: Creating Family Support Plans
Presenter: Markella Budesky
Workshop will give service providers who work with families information and guidance on how to help parents plan for success.
The Community Café Approach: Changing the Lives of Children with Conversations That Matter
Presenters: Robin Higa and Steve Byers
This two-part skill-building workshop will include a Community Cafe experience, the systems thinking theory behind this capacity -building approach, and tools to begin implementation.
The Cost of Caring
Presenter: Renee Branson Yung
Writings from Conference Keynote Speaker Jaiya John, in honor of Social Worker Appreciation Month
To view Jaiya John reciting these pieces, please visit http://jaiyajohn.com/audiovideo.html