Maureen Durning and Jane Zink of Idaho AEYC are the co- authors of the Strengthening Families Training Toolbox curriculum and have trained trainers in Idaho and nationwide. They also have presented workshops on a variety of topics related to the Strengthening Families framework:
- Strengthening Families Overview: The Protective Factors and Strategies
- Implementing the Strengthening Families framework across systems: It's not the "What" it's the "How"
- Sharing leadership: Partnering with parents
All workshops are interactive, experiential, and fun! Maureen and Jane are happy to work with you to tailor a presentation to your organization's needs, on these or other topics of interest.
From: Jean McIntosh, MSW
Center for the Study of Social Policy http://www.cssp.org
Thank you so very much for helping us accomplish our goals at the Strengthening Families meeting in Los Angeles... You both were WONDERFUL! As you could tell from the audience response, your material and delivery was right on point and folks gained much from the event.
We also appreciate your diligence in preparing the PowerPoint and related materials for the event; they are great...Again, thanks for your openness to co-designing the materials with us and for expert delivery!
Maureen Durning is the IdahoSTARS Strengthening Families Project Specialist and co-author of the Strengthening Families through Early Care and Education Training Toolbox. She has trained trainers nationally and is the coordinator of the Strengthening Families National Network of Toolbox Trainers and the IdahoSTARS Strengthening Families Specialization process, a broad, deep, and personal exploration of the Strengthening Families framework for child care providers . She has over 30 years of experience in parenting education, health promotion, and child abuse prevention. Maureen is a certified master trainer and instructor of trainers through Girl Scouts USA.
Jane Zink is the co-author of the Strengthening Families through Early Care and Education Training Toolbox curriculum. She has trained trainers in Idaho and nationally, and has conducted a variety of workshops and presentations about implementing Strengthening Families across systems and embedding Strengthening Families into Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems. She coordinates the IdahoSTARS Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) for child care facilities in Idaho. The Strengthening Families framework is embedded in Idaho's QRIS as one of eight quality standards essential to quality child care.
For pricing and scheduling of presentations or Train-the-Trainer events contact:
208-345-1090 ext 19