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.

Service Alternatives Training Catalog

Upcoming Training Schedule

Please find the upcoming training schedule for the trainings below.

RIGHT RESPONSE Workshops

RIGHT RESPONSE Attendee Certification Workshops

This workshop will teach you the cycle of risk management and response: Prevention, De-escalation, Postvention and Physical Interventions, including Escorts and Therapeutic Holds. Complete and receive a 1 or 2 year certification.

Upcoming Schedule: Search the schedule in your state...


RIGHT RESPONSE Attendee Recertification Workshops

This 7 hour recertification will review the cycle of risk management and response: Prevention, De-escalation, Postvention and Physical Interventions, including Escorts and Therapeutic Holds. Complete and receive a 1 or 2 year certification.

Upcoming Schedule: Search the schedule in your state...


RIGHT RESPONSE Elements Instructor Certification Course

Attendees in this course will learn how to conduct RIGHT RESPONSE Primer and Elements Workshops. Upon successful completion, candidates will receive a RIGHT RESPONSE Elements Instructor Certification valid for 2 years.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


RIGHT RESPONSE Instructor Certification Course

Attendees in this course will learn how to conduct RIGHT RESPONSE Workshops. Upon successful completion of the Instructor Certification Course, candidates will receive a RIGHT RESPONSE Instructor Certification.

Upcoming Schedule: Search the schedule in your state...


RIGHT RESPONSE Instructor Recertification Course

This 3.5 hour course is designed to act as a refresher for currently certified Instructors.

Upcoming Schedule:

Search the schedule in your state...


Instructor Training Programs

RIGHT RESPONSE Elements Instructor Certification Course

Attendees in this course will learn how to conduct RIGHT RESPONSE Primer and Elements Workshops. Upon successful completion, candidates will receive a RIGHT RESPONSE Elements Instructor Certification valid for 2 years.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


RIGHT RESPONSE Instructor Certification Course

Attendees in this course will learn how to conduct RIGHT RESPONSE Workshops. Upon successful completion of the Instructor Certification Course, candidates will receive a RIGHT RESPONSE Instructor Certification.

Upcoming Schedule: Search the schedule in your state...


RIGHT RESPONSE Instructor Recertification Course

This 3.5 hour course is designed to act as a refresher for currently certified Instructors.

Upcoming Schedule:

Search the schedule in your state...


Health and Safety Trainings

CPR

The purpose of this training is to provide skills that can be used to save another person’s life.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


First Aid

The purpose of this training is to provide skills that can be used to treat commonplace injuries and illnesses.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Training Skills Academy

Session 1: Dynamic Presentations

Excite and capture your audience by becoming a dynamic presenter.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Session 2: Deeper Facilitation

Learn a variety of facilitation techniques designed to create an engaging, open learning environment.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Session 3: Curriculum Development and Designing Presentations

This training will be extremely helpful to anyone who ever finds themselves in the position of needing to develop training/workshop content for their organization/staff team and then deliver this content.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Session 4: Advanced Curriculum Development

This training would benefit anyone who wishes to learn about the process of instructional design and gain specific skills in the area of creating training content.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Session 5: Becoming a Culturally Competent Presenter

Effectively manage and present to a culturally diverse audience by increasing your cultural competency skills.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Behavioral Skills Academy

Positive Behavior Support

An extremely helpful training for anyone who wants to understand or be able to change their own or someone else’s behavior.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


RIGHT RESPONSE Attendee Certification Workshops

This workshop will teach you the cycle of risk management and response: Prevention, De-escalation, Postvention and Physical Interventions, including Escorts and Therapeutic Holds. Complete and receive a 1 or 2 year certification.

Upcoming Schedule: Search the schedule in your state...


RIGHT RESPONSE Attendee Recertification Workshops

This 7 hour recertification will review the cycle of risk management and response: Prevention, De-escalation, Postvention and Physical Interventions, including Escorts and Therapeutic Holds. Complete and receive a 1 or 2 year certification.

Upcoming Schedule: Search the schedule in your state...


RIGHT RESPONSE Instructor Certification Course

Attendees in this course will learn how to conduct RIGHT RESPONSE Workshops. Upon successful completion of the Instructor Certification Course, candidates will receive a RIGHT RESPONSE Instructor Certification.

Upcoming Schedule: Search the schedule in your state...


RIGHT RESPONSE Instructor Recertification Course

This 3.5 hour course is designed to act as a refresher for currently certified Instructors.

Upcoming Schedule:

Search the schedule in your state...


Long Term Care Workers

Communitication: The Give and Take of Feedback

We often communicate with one another, but is that communication OFTEN effective? Find out about communication strategies in this interactive class.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Motivational Interviewing

During this training, you will learn the most effective approach to helping people to change any aspect of their lifestyle, such as smoking, exercising, going to school, etc.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


RIGHT RESPONSE Attendee Certification Workshops

This workshop will teach you the cycle of risk management and response: Prevention, De-escalation, Postvention and Physical Interventions, including Escorts and Therapeutic Holds. Complete and receive a 1 or 2 year certification.

Upcoming Schedule: Search the schedule in your state...


RIGHT RESPONSE Attendee Recertification Workshops

This 7 hour recertification will review the cycle of risk management and response: Prevention, De-escalation, Postvention and Physical Interventions, including Escorts and Therapeutic Holds. Complete and receive a 1 or 2 year certification.

Upcoming Schedule: Search the schedule in your state...


Traumatized Child

Many people in the state care system experience trauma. This course explores the impacts of childhood trauma as well as ways of recasting interventions using a trauma lens.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Leadership Academy

Building Team Spirit

A comprehensive approach to team development-tailored to meet the needs of your team.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Conducting Effective Meetings

This training breaks conventional approaches to facilitating meetings and teaches you how to turn them into and enjoyable, productive business activity.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Elemental Leadership

Organizations succeed when they invest in the development of their future leaders. Elemental Leadership™ provides the tools necessary to advance your organization's potential.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Hiring Talented and Committed Employees

Are you ready to find talented employees who are committed to your organization?

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Noble Purpose: Igniting Extraordinary Passion Through Life and Work

An intensive training for highly reflective individuals seeking extraordinary possibility in life and work.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Critical Event Response

Critical Event Debriefing Service for your Team

Our highly-trained and experienced team will provide psychological debriefing services to your staff following a traumatic event in order to mitigate the impact of occupational stress.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Critical Event Debriefing Training

This training will give you the necessary skills to provide critical event psychological debriefing services within your organization.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Critical Event Response System for your Organization

The overarching goal of this service is to help your organization tailor a multi-component system of addressing critical events based on the internationally acclaimed Critical Incident Stress Management approach.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Therapeutic Techniques and Practice Models

Dual Diagnosis

Working with people who are dually diagnosed with mental illness and developmental/intellectual disabilities can be challenging. This seminar is designed to help participants to better understand and support people who are dually diagnosed.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Family Preservation Services

This training will provide you will all of the necessary tools to deliver Family Preservation Services (FPS) and will meet Washington State and other contractual training requirements.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Motivational Interviewing

During this training, you will learn the most effective approach to helping people to change any aspect of their lifestyle, such as smoking, exercising, going to school, etc.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Traumatized Child

Many people in the state care system experience trauma. This course explores the impacts of childhood trauma as well as ways of recasting interventions using a trauma lens.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Life Skills Trainings

Communitication: The Give and Take of Feedback

We often communicate with one another, but is that communication OFTEN effective? Find out about communication strategies in this interactive class.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


CPR

The purpose of this training is to provide skills that can be used to save another person’s life.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Dependable Strengths Articulation Process (DSAP)

An interactive training which increases a person's self-esteem, motivation to achieve, and responsible behavior.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


First Aid

The purpose of this training is to provide skills that can be used to treat commonplace injuries and illnesses.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Attitudinal Trainings

Dependable Strengths Articulation Process (DSAP)

An interactive training which increases a person's self-esteem, motivation to achieve, and responsible behavior.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Noble Purpose: Igniting Extraordinary Passion Through Life and Work

An intensive training for highly reflective individuals seeking extraordinary possibility in life and work.

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.


Windmills

A high-impact, interactive training that breaks down attitudinal barriers to employing and working with people with disabilities..

Upcoming Schedule: Please contact us to schedule.