community education & training

WFCN offers a variety of training and supports other individuals and organizations who provide learning opportunities related to our mission. If you, your family, organization, company or community seek information about Adverse Childhood Experience, Building Resilience, Conflict-Resolution, Restorative Practice and Social Justice & Equity, check out upcoming training offerings from WFCN and our growing community speaker’s list.

upcoming trainings

The Power of Connection
  • Learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the Power of Connection.
  • The importance of early childhood development and how our protective factors can foster resilient and amazing human beings.
M.A.D.-H.O.P.E. Train the Trainer

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn:

  • Current statistics on youth suicide national, state and Whatcom county trends and demographics
  • Truths about youth suicide
  • Warning signs of youth suicide
    Protective factors to protect youth from suicide
  • Effective ways to support and intervene when a young person is thinking about attempting suicide, including words that matter, finding trusted adults, referrals and resources

2020 Training dates to be announced soon

    trainers & conversation facilitators

    Trainers and conversation facilitators are listed below by training topic area with contact information and availability. These trainers embrace resilience building and trauma-informed practice in our community and can speak to a variety of sectors of our community – schools (teachers, students, parents and staff); law enforcement and judicial system; government and policy makers; faith based community; health care professionals, etc.