Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
  • Tuesday, July 13, 2021
    • 09:00 AM to noon
  • Wednesday, July 14, 2021
    • 09:00 AM to noon
  • Thursday, July 15, 2021
    • 09:00 AM to noon



Cost Range


Host and Instructor

Host: Center for Human Development, UAA
Instructor: Sondra LeClair ( and Kelley Hartlieb (


The Center for Human Development (CHD) is looking for new Friendships & Dating Program (FDP) facilitators. The FDP teaches young adults (ages 16 and older) and adults with I/DD how to make and keep healthy relationships and prevent violence in their relationships.

During this training, you will learn:
- How to recruit participants
- How to communicate course content to participant support networks
- Detailed information on all 20 course sessions
- Introduction to the Friendships & Dating Program website and supporting materials
- Research training to support the pre- and post-knowledge assessment

Interested facilitators who participate in the Friendships & Dating Program training will be asked to:
- Identify at least two facilitators who will co-facilitate the program together
- Attend the full training
- Facilitate the program within your community or agency within one year of training
- Assist with data collection via a pre- and post-knowledge assessment