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Our Mission

Empowering you
through knowledge and exceptional support.

Training, Consultation, and Technical Assistance Services

Classroom Training

We are ready! Are you? With the economic challenges being experienced so profoundly by everyone, it is critical to maximize the productivity and quality of work being done by each individual. With limited personnel resources, each individual must be highly skilled and capable of achieving successful outcomes in your work.

Design Your Own Training Plan

Customized Training Plan

The Service Alternatives Training Institute is committed to supporting you to do your work (whatever it is!) with excellence. Our job is to help you gain the tools and resources you need to realize the benefits of individuals and teams working at the highest levels to carry out the mission of your organization.

Upcoming Trainings:

Next RIGHT RESPONSE Workshop Instructor Certification Course :

starts Tuesday, January 09, 2018 in Syracuse, NY


More trainings:

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Meet the Trainers

The SA Training Institute's trainings are based on years of experience in the human services, educational, and corporate arenas. This wealth of experience and information helps us to tailor trainings to what really matters to you: the practical and motivational needs of individuals doing real work during current times .

Below, we invite you to meet our trainers. You will notice that our professional trainers possess a variety of skills, certifications, and advanced educational backgrounds upon which to draw and facilitate excellent training experiences for your staff. Specific credentials include advanced degrees/certifications in such areas as:

In addition, our trainers have extensive experiential background in the following areas:

For more details about each of our professional trainers, we invite you read further below.


Deb Ausema

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Operational Training Service Manager

Deb has an educational background and significant human services experience that provide her with exceptional experiential knowledge that she transfers to the classroom. ...

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Venerando Azurin

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Master Trainer

Venerando Azurin is a multi-cultural consultant of behavioral disorders and workforce competency who supports schools and social service agencies to maximize their potential. ...

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Chris Breece

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RIGHT RESPONSE Administrator

Chris's exceptional skills in the area of person centered planning and positive behavior support contribute to his passion of helping his students truly apply their learning in a meaningful way. ...

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Karli Broglio

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RIGHT RESPONSE Mentor Trainer and Instructional Designer

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Joseph Buchmann

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Training Coordinator

Joe brings a fresh energy and enthusiasm for both teaching and learning. ...

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Sandra Cohen

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Master Coach--Executive Development

Sandra brings educational and experiential diversity to her work, inspiring her to provide engaging, impactful, and progressive learning experiences for her students. ...

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Joe Costa

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Training Specialist

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Aelfwynn Freer

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Technical Assistance Administrator

My professional career began at the Oregon Social Learning Center in 2002 as a Research Assistant in the field of Psycho-Social Research. I worked on several studies to do with prevention/intervention for at-risk youth... ...

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Rob Hays

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Director

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LJ Keller

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Training Specialist

LJ travels throughout Washington State and beyond, providing training to a variety of staff teams and individuals. LJ's sense of humor combined with his well-practiced teaching are both hallmarks of his style. ...

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Belinda Kindschi

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Chief Executive Officer

Belinda prioritizes team collaboration, critical thinking, strong customer orientation, and decision making that lead to teams meeting and achieving excellent results. As an organizational Consultant, she works with teams to strengthen relationships. ...

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Brandy Schutz

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Administrator of Internal Training

Brandy is a dynamic trainer who connects with her students in a meaningful way. Her love of teaching, her commitment to an enriching learning environment, and her energy define her style. ...

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Steven Seiller

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Administrator
RIGHT RESPONSE

Steven is a Problem Behavior Solver at heart. He specializes in working with customers to accurately identify problems, create solutions, and ensure implementation truly meets the identified needs. ...

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Alena Yastchenko

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Instructional Designer/Copyright Specialist

Alena's university teaching experience enriches each of her students. She provides highly articulate, engaging learning opportunities for everyone. ...

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