Professional Development & Training

At Eliot, our most important resource is our experienced and well-trained staff

Training1Rev-opt DEXTER04opt NatashaTraining3 Training begins with our new staff orientation, followed by opportunities for additional learning throughout your career here.  We have three dedicated Centers to accommodate the volume of trainings, as well as the ability to provide on-site workshops from our teaching staff. Eliot’s extensive training catalog emphasizes collaborative programs designed to enrich your training and development experience. In addition to providing CE’s for completed courses, tuition reimbursement for classes taken outside of our training curriculum is often available.

Eliot has teamed with the following institutions to provide staff with additional access to high quality learning opportunities:


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Eliot’s professional development training tracks:

Adult Services Curriculum    
Eating Disorders in Mental Health Services          Effective Approaches in Serving Substance Using Clients
Hearing Voices that are Distressing   Intro to DBT: Working with Emotionally Disregulated Individuals
Introduction to the DSM 5   Motivational Interviewing Level I
Advanced Motivational Interviewing   Motivational Interviewing Level II
Person Centered Practice   Trauma Informed Care


Children, Youth, & Family Curriculum    
Trauma Informed Care for Youth Services           Trauma Informed Interventions for Youth Services
What to Expect From DSM5 for Youth Services   Effects of Domestic Violence for Youth services
Cultural Competence for youth Services    


Eliot In-House Training

Clinical Skills    
2 Day DBT Workshop for Mental Health Services     Illness Management & Recovery
Trauma Informed Care for Mental Health Services   Implementing Harm Reduction Strategies
Boundaries & Relationship Building for Youth Services   Maximizing Counseling Effectiveness for Non Clinicians
Introduction to DBT Skills    


Management Skills    
Leadership Styles         Conflict Management
Driving Employee Motivation   Managing Diversity
Quality Performance Evaluation   Human Resources Policies
Utilizing Progressive Discipline   Role of Supervision


Keeping You & Your Clients Safe    
Workplace Violence Prevention          Basics of Risk Assessment
Risk 101 for Non Clinicians   Suicide Awareness & Prevention for Youth Services
Staff Safety in Services    


Self Care    
Creating and Maintaining Wellness in the Workplace         Individualized Half Day/Full Day Wellness Retreats
Exploring Meditation for Relaxation   Taking Care of You
Restorative Yoga for Relaxation   Yoga & Meditation to Combat Compassion Fatigue


Certificate in Nonprofit Human Services Management

Each year, Eliot staff interested in pursuing management track positions are eligible to be sponsored for this educational opportunity. The Certificate in Nonprofit Human Service Management is a yearlong, graduate-level certificate program designed for mid-career professionals in nonprofit organizations.