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CalSAC provides training in an array of content areas, from foundational skills needed to work with children and youth to leadership skills for supervising staff and managing programs. Most onsite modules are two hours - the training length can be found on the module description page.

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Youth Development

Training Topic Training Category
1.1.1 Developmental Trends 101 Working with Children and Youth View Details
1.1.2 Building Relationships With Children and Youth Working with Children and Youth View Details
1.1.3 Effective Communication with Children and Youth Working with Children and Youth View Details
1.1.4 Building Self-Esteem Working with Children and Youth View Details
1.1.5 Fostering Social Skills in Children and Youth Working with Children and Youth View Details
1.1.6 Professionalism Working with Children and Youth View Details
1.1.7 How and What to Observe in Children and Youth Working with Children and Youth View Details
1.1.8 Meeting the Needs of Children and Youth Working with Children and Youth View Details
1.1.9 Developmental Trends 201 Working with Children and Youth View Details
1.3.1 Understanding the Behavior of Children and Youth Behavior Guidance View Details
1.3.2 Developing Problem Solving Skills Behavior Guidance View Details
1.3.3 The Role of the Staff in Behavior Guidance Behavior Guidance View Details
1.3.4 Effective Supervision of Children and Youth Behavior Guidance View Details
1.3.5 Including Children and Youth with Disruptive Behaviors Behavior Guidance View Details
1.3.6 Nine Temperament Traits Behavior Guidance View Details
1.6.1 New Youth Worker Competencies Job Readiness View Details
1.6.2 Building a Classroom Community Job Readiness View Details
1.6.3 Beyond Behavior Guidance Job Readiness View Details
1.6.4 Classroom Management 101 Job Readiness View Details
2.3.1 Incorporating Older Youth Voices in Program Activities Serving Older Youth View Details
4.6.2 Going Deeper: Supporting Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development View Details
4.6.3 We Are 100: Supporting Self-Awareness and Self-Management Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development View Details
4.6.4 We Belong 100: Supporting Social-Awareness and Interpersonal Skills Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development View Details
4.6.5 We Can 100: Supporting Growth Mindset and Self-Efficacy Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development View Details

Academics and Enrichment

Training Topic Training Category
1.4.1 Using Theme Webs for Curriculum Planning Delivering Quality Programs View Details
1.4.2 Presentation Methods and Debriefing Activities Delivering Quality Programs View Details
1.5.0 Exploring Curriculum Activities Supporting Academic Programming View Details
1.5.1 Integrating Academics and Enrichment Supporting Academic Programming View Details
1.5.2 Homework Assistance Supporting Academic Programming View Details
1.5.3 Focus on Language Arts Supporting Academic Programming View Details
1.5.4 Focus on Math Supporting Academic Programming View Details
1.5.5 Focus on Science Supporting Academic Programming View Details
1.5.6 Focus on Social Studies/History Supporting Academic Programming View Details
1.5.7 Focus on Healthy Living Supporting Academic Programming View Details
1.5.8 Focus on Visual/Performing Arts Supporting Academic Programming View Details
2.3.2 Service Learning Serving Older Youth View Details
4.2.2 English Language Development, Academic Support, and Linkage to the School Day English Learner Training View Details
4.3.1 Energy and You Energenius View Details
4.3.2 Energy and the Environment Energenius View Details
4.3.3 Water and Energy Energenius View Details
4.3.4 Become an Energenius® Energenius View Details

Equity and Inclusion

Training Topic Training Category
3.1.1 Creating an Inclusive Program Including Children with Special Needs View Details
3.5.1 Creating Respect and Safety Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Oppression View Details
3.5.2 Going Deeper: Exploring Diversity Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Oppression View Details
3.5.3 Exploring Privilege Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Oppression View Details
3.5.4 Privilege, Power and the Ladder of Oppression Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Oppression View Details
3.5.5 Exploring Cliques in Your Program Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Oppression View Details
3.5.6 Becoming Allies with Children Youth and Families Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Oppression View Details
3.6.1 Cultural Competence: Identity, Diversity and Engagement Creating Culturally Sensitive and Equitable Programs View Details
3.6.2 Cultural Conflicts and Strategies Creating Culturally Sensitive and Equitable Programs View Details
3.6.3 Promoting an Understanding of Cultural Sensitivity Creating Culturally Sensitive and Equitable Programs View Details
3.7 Restorative Practices Series Restorative Practices View Details
4.1.1 Understanding the Problem of Bullying Bullying Prevention View Details
4.1.2 Understanding the Costs and Roles of Bullying Bullying Prevention View Details
4.1.3 Bullying Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Adults Bullying Prevention View Details
4.1.4 Bullying Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Children and Youth Bullying Prevention View Details
4.2.1 Knowing English Learners English Learner Training View Details
4.2.3 Healthy Cultural Identities and Engaging Families and Communities English Learner Training View Details

Leadership and Management

Training Topic Training Category
2.2.0 The Role of the Site Leader Supervising and Supporting Staff View Details
2.2.1 Incentives and Motivation Supervising and Supporting Staff View Details
2.2.2 Coaching Staff to Success Supervising and Supporting Staff View Details
2.2.3 Making Meetings Work Supervising and Supporting Staff View Details
2.2.4 Delegations Skills Supervising and Supporting Staff View Details
3.3.1 Knowing Yourself as a Leader Leading Afterschool Programs View Details
3.3.2 Your Leadership Style Leading Afterschool Programs View Details
3.3.3 Building Leaders Leading Afterschool Programs View Details
4.7.1 Leading with Head and Heart Leading with Social-Emotional Learning and Character View Details
4.7.2 Supervising with Head and Heart Leading with Social-Emotional Learning and Character View Details
4.7.3 Coaching with Head and Heart Leading with Social-Emotional Learning and Character View Details
4.7.4 Leading Teams and Organizations with Head and Heart Leading with Social-Emotional Learning and Character View Details

Quality Programming

Training Topic Training Category
1.2.1 Elements of the Environment Creating Program Environments View Details
1.2.2 Shared Space 101 Creating Program Environments View Details
1.2.3 Messages from the Environment Creating Program Environments View Details
1.2.4 Shared Space 201 Creating Program Environments View Details
1.4.3 Daily Schedules Delivering Quality Programs View Details
1.4.5 Introduction to Evaluation Delivering Quality Programs View Details
1.4.6 Evaluation: A Self-Study Delivering Quality Programs View Details
3.2.1 Communicating with Families Establishing Partnerships with Families, Schools and Communities View Details
3.2.2 Understanding a Vision for Family Involvement Establishing Partnerships with Families, Schools and Communities View Details
3.2.3 Listening and Responding to Families' Needs Establishing Partnerships with Families, Schools and Communities View Details
3.2.4 Partnering with Schools Establishing Partnerships with Families, Schools and Communities View Details
3.2.5 Partnering with Communities Establishing Partnerships with Families, Schools and Communities View Details
4.4.1 Creating a Quality Summer Program Quality Summer Programming View Details
4.4.2 Utilizing the Quick CASP Assessment Tool Quality Summer Programming View Details
4.4.3 Engaging the Community in Quality Summer Programs Quality Summer Programming View Details
4.6.1 Social-Emotional Learning, Building Character and Enhancing Quality Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development View Details