Rainbow Days Training offers a variety of relevant professional development topics in a choice of venues. Offerings are available on-site, through state and national conferences, Rainbow Days Training sponsored opportunities and webinars. Typical blocks of time are 1, 1.5- and 3-hour, however these can be adjusted for your needs. Subject matter is categorized for ease of reference in the following categories:
- Adverse Childhood Experiences/Trauma Informed Care (ACE/TIC)
- Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs
- Building Your Facilitator’s Toolbox
- Child & Adolescent Development
- Fundamentals of Prevention
- Organizational School & Leaders Capacity Building
If a topic of interest is not currently described in the offerings, please contact us at email@example.com and one of our Master Trainers will be happy to discuss your organization or individual needs.
40 Developmental Assets
This workshop lays the foundation for youth-serving organizations to introduce and begin implementing Search Institute’s Developmental Relationship framework.
Achieving Results = Asking the Right Questions
This workshop will provide participants with the tools and resources they can immediately use and adapt to help them remain relevant and sustainable with measurable results in achieving success.
Adverse Childhood Experiences: Implications for Substance Use/Misuse Prevention and Mental Health Promotion
In this workshop, participants will learn about adverse childhood experiences, and ways prevention professionals can use that data in their work.
Adverse Childhood Experiences – We Still Need to Know
This workshop is about self-reflection and discussion on how we can help others move from hopelessness into hope.
The Art of Group Facilitation: Preventing Death by Lecture
This workshop will use concepts developed by author Sharon Bowman to review six learning principles based on brain science that “trump” traditional teaching and will forever change the way you instruct others.
Authentic, Courageous Leadership
This interactive workshop will examine what it means to be authentic, courageous leaders in the social sector today.
Being Who You Are Doing What You Do
Using didactic and experiential methods, participants of this workshop will be given the opportunity to explore their motivations and identify steps they can take to answer the “call” while maintaining a healthy balance in their lives.
Bouncing Back, Bouncing Forward—From Risk to Resilience
Multiple ways to increase resilience and protective factors will be discussed in this workshop to help children bounce back from adversity and bounce forward to physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual wellbeing.
The Building Blocks of Resiliency
This workshop will explore ways to educate parents, educators and community members in how to raise resilient children who have the skills needed to value their unique capabilities, show empathy and have respect for self and others, maintain meaningful relationships, make responsible decisions and achieve positive goals.
The Chemistry of Drug Use: Why Teens Are at Highest Risk
This workshop explains how our chemistry works, and which psychoactive drugs match our pain and calming chemical receptors.
Child & Adolescent Development: Just the Basics
The workshop provides an overview of social, emotional and moral development from the womb through adolescence.
This workshop includes an overview of classroom management techniques and strategies.
Cultural Sensitivity – A Look at Ourselves
In this workshop participants will discuss the definitions of Culture, Cultural Competence, Cultural Humility, and Cultural Sensitivity as they pertain to Prevention Professionals, Clinical staff, Administrators, and Directors. Participants will look deeper at the...
Do You Have a True Color?
This workshop will use a scaled down version of a popular color personality test to identify our unique blend of four colors.
Effective Services Begin with Effective Communication
This workshop aims to introduce prevention professionals to the key concepts around effective communication, and how these relate to their role in substance abuse prevention and mental health promotion.
Energizing Your Life, Work, and Team
This workshop will explore ten “rules” for approaching life and work that leads to true accomplishment.
Enhancing Cultural Competency
In this workshop, participants will identify ways to manage cultural prejudices/biases utilizing the videos, “Managing Your Prejudices, and Flash Judgements”, discuss the Cultural Competency Continuum, and examine their own biases in a safe environment.
The Enneagram – Nine Basic Types of People: What Type Are You?
In this workshop the nine different personality styles or numbers will be explored. Each one has a distinct way of viewing the world that powerfully influences how each type thinks, feels, and acts. The workshop will also touch on how your type influences your professional and personal relationships and behaviors.
Enhancing Your Program (And Having Fun) While Maintaining Fidelity
This workshop is designed to inspire creativity while providing examples of activities that can be used to enhance program without impeding fidelity.
Go Fish! Adopting an Attitude of Play to Help Alleviate Stress
This workshop discusses how laughter is good medicine, and various things needed to help alleviate stress in our lives.
Growing Resiliency in Children and Youth
This workshop will discuss the differing definitions of resiliency focusing on SAMHSA’s, “bouncing forward”.
Hurt, Hope & Healing for Children and Youth with an Addicted Parent(s)
This workshop looks at proven approaches to reducing the impact of multiple risk factors, helping identified children and youth cope with their current circumstances and have the promise of a more hopeful future.
I dare you!
This workshop discusses the pros and cons of having courage and being brave in the classroom of life.
Laughing Through Our Tears
Have you ever heard the phrase, “nothing a good cry wouldn’t help?” Or consider this quote, “Laughing is literally the cheapest form of therapy and by far the most pleasant one. It has the power to heal not only your soul, but also your body.” What is it about...
Lessons from Your Journey
No matter where you are in your journey, we all benefit when we take time to pause and reflect on the lessons we have learned as we envision our future dreams and aspirations.
Leaders of Tomorrow, Today
This workshop explains generational similarities and differences in leadership, while outlining actions to take for the sake of the leaders of tomorrow.
This workshop explores the difference between a “growth mindset” and a “fixed mindset”.
The Multi-Generational Workplace
This workshop outlines proven strategies for motivating, working with, and managing each generation, while teaching ways to avoid common pitfalls related to working in a multi-generational workplace.
Multiply by 10: Stress, Neuroscience & Adolescence
This workshop provides an overview of some of the 75 major differences between the adolescent and adult brains and the impact of unmitigated distress on the adolescent brain.
Planning, Prioritizing and Efficiency: A Time Management Workshop
This workshop is based on principles that will teach participants refocusing, the importance of clearing mental clutter, and an action plan to move forward.
Positive Alternatives – 3 or 6 Hours
This training will give in-depth examples of activities that can be used as positive alternatives to alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs for teens, and will also provide time for participants to generate ideas for new activities.
The Power of Calm: Preventing and Treating Trauma
This workshop focuses on learning skills for calming our sensations, so we can achieve a state of calm regardless of the situation.
Power Struggles vs. Setting Limits
A workshop for superheroes aimed to educate that good will prevail over evil.
Practical Science: The Compassionate Schools & Communities Movements
This workshop uses videos to provide examples of how schools and communities can improve youth behavior, attention, grades, and success, regardless of what is happening in their homes and neighborhoods.
Presentation Skills: Presentation, Practice, and Passion
This workshop teaches presentation skills that are particularly applicable to the needs of the prevention professional.
The Resilient Organization
This workshop teaches leaders to resiliently face reality with courage, find meaning in hardship, and improvise when faced with seemingly impossible obstacles.
Risk & Protective Factors = Building Resiliency
This workshop will look in depth at the definitions of Risk Factors, Protective Factors and Resiliency, and how these approaches play out in the work we do with the populations we serve.
Social Emotional Learning (SEL): For You and Those You Serve
This workshop focuses on activities adults learn first for themselves and then teach the children, youth, and families they serve to find their own grounded place.
Strategies for Strengthening Families
In this workshop participants will learn what strong families need, and what protective factors, family assets, and approaches make up strong families as seen in a variety of research studies.
Strengthening Children and Families Through Play & Laughter
Participants of this workshop will be given the opportunity to learn about and engage in activities that can be used with/taught to families that are low to no cost.
Substance Abuse Prevention Across the Lifespan
This workshop will review the state-of-the-art knowledge from prevention science, and practice and help to dispel myths about what does and doesn’t work.
The “Super” Power of Positive Relationships
Come explore the power of positive relationships and the implications it has on social emotional learning.
Take Care! A Guide to Stress Management
This workshop will look at personal stress with a focus on workplace stress.
They Do What? Facts About Emerging Drugs
This workshop will provide prevention educators with information regarding the new and upcoming drugs, drugs of concern, and new trends for old drugs.
Trauma Informed Care (TIC) First Aid Kit – 6 Hours
This workshop will discuss the Seven Essential Ingredients for Trauma Informed Care.
Trauma Informed Care (TIC) Making it Personal – Caring for Those Who Care – 6 Hours
In this workshop, participants will engage in a series of activities that are designed to help them assess the impact that vicarious and secondary trauma have on their personal and professional lives, as well as identify and practice several self-care basics.
Treating Psychological Trauma: The Body Still Comes First
This workshop focuses on how to use our body to achieve a state of calm; learning how to practice coping/calming skills until they become habits, regardless of the situation.
What is That Teen Doing with the Whipped Cream?
This highly interactive workshop discusses current adolescent drug trends.
When Crisis Hits Your School – Working with Affected Students
This interactive workshop will focus on the National Organization for Victims Assistance (NOVA) process as it relates to students affected by school and community tragedies.