Fundamentals of Team Facilitation

Fundamentals of Team Facilitation provides a strong foundation for professionals who serve in the roles of Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Facilitator for a Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) (regardless of their actual job title). This training will cover an overview of the MDT Facilitator’s role in the CAC/MDT model, an introduction to team development and skills for building trust and safety on the team. This virtual training is intended to fulfill the 8 hours of core training for MDT Facilitators required in the 2023 National Children's Alliance Standards for Accredited Members.

Target Audience

This training is open nationally to individuals with a primary or shared responsibility for facilitating the success of the MDT - i.e., tending to the relationships, communication and accountability of the MDT. Ideal participants will have been in their role for 6 months or less.

This training will enable participants to:
  • Identify the strengths and challenges of the CAC/MDT model.
  • Understand the importance of the MDT Facilitator role on MDTs.
  • Identify core responsibilities of the MDT Facilitator role.
  • Understand the importance of safety and trust on a team.
  • Apply strategies for building trust and psychological safety to their MDT.

A pilot of this training is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7 and Thursday, September 8, 2022, from 8am to 2pm PT | 9am to 3pm MT | 10am to 4pm CT | 11am to 5pm ET.

How to Apply

Applications are no longer being accepted. Applicants will be contacted regarding the status of their application by Thursday, August 18, 2022.

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