Websites of Interest

"Training Matters" is sponsored by the NC Division of Social Services and produced by the Family and Children's Resource Program, part of the Jordan Institute for Families at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work.

Training Tips Resource...this site provides a huge range of tips in areas such as preparing lesson plans, using questions effectively, human development, how people learn, motivation students, dealing with difficult behaviors and dealing with stress.

First 5 Association...this site offers excellent, low-cost early childhood development and parenting resources to California-based individuals and organizations.

Langevin Learning Center...this site, Langevin Learning Services, offers all sorts of workshops for trainers. They bill themselves as the "World's Largest Train-The-Trainer Company".

www.trainerswarehouse.com...this site offers products and ideas for presenters, trainers, salespeople, doctors, teachers and anyone who does presentations. Get deals on prizes and training toys here.

www.blackboard.com...develop your own internet training course.

www.cwla.org/pubs...find books and training materials from the 2000 Child Welfare League of America Catalogue.

www.hrdq.com...find assessments, games and training resources.

www.sagepub.com...find texts and supplements for your courses.

The Bob Pike Group...Bob Pike's Creative Training Techniques. Everything you need to know about training all on one site. It has great links and resources too.

www.thiagi.com...a seasoned and generous trainer shares tips for facilitators and freebies.

www.puzzlemaker.com...need a quick topic-related puzzle or game? Look no further. Just enter your information, and voila!  A formatted puzzle suitable for training.