Getting Ahead in the Workplace

Additional reading and activities may be assigned before and during this training. The work outside of the online training will take no more than two hours.

NEW! Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World certified facilitator training is now the prerequisite for the Getting Ahead While Getting Out and Getting Ahead in the Workplace certified facilitator trainings. Click the “update” tab for more information.

Getting Ahead in the Workplace provides a community- and relationship-based approach to stable employment for low-wage, entry-level employees and people in employee development programs.

The goal is to engage employees, their families, and volunteers as problem solvers who work shoulder to shoulder to create communities where everyone can live well.

Getting Ahead in the Workplace certified facilitators help under-resourced individuals:

  • Stabilize and take charge of their lives
  • Self-assess their resources and make plans to build them
  • Develop mental models to investigate poverty’s impact on themselves and their community
  • Create new future stories and build resources for a better life and community

Additionally, certified facilitators will receive:

  • Overview of Getting Ahead in the Workplace PowerPoint slides
  • Personalized follow-up coaching
  • Preparation to facilitate Getting Ahead in the Workplace groups
  • Getting Ahead in the Workplace workbook

For potential on-line training dates, please visit our events listing page.  Prerequisite for this training is to have completed a Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ By World certified facilitator training.

These courses use VoIP technology and require a headset.  If you need a headset, we will provide you with a link after registration where you may purchase a set that we offer from our online store.

Please note that, if you are registering within five business days of this event, you will be charged for expedited shipping of the training materials. Please contact Gail Gibson at ggibson@ahaprocess.com or (281) 502-3006) to provide payment information for the expedited shipping.

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Trainers must recertify every two years by December 31st of the second full year following certification. Recertification may be done online or as an on-site workshop (only with sufficient demand).

1) Participants must have attended a Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities workshop.

Unable to attend this workshop? Fulfill the prerequisite by listening to the Bridges Audio Workshop, an audio recording of the workshop. Use the discount code BRIDGESTRAINER at checkout to receive 50% OFF the Bridges Audio Workshop Kit.

2) Individuals wanting to facilitate Getting Ahead in the Workplace trainings must register and participate in an online or in-person Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ By World certified facilitator training.

Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ By World will join Getting Ahead While Getting Out and Getting Ahead in the Workplace as a certified facilitator training.

Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World certified facilitator training will serve as the foundational work for:

  • Getting Ahead While Getting Out certified facilitator training
  • Getting Ahead in the Workplace certified facilitator training

Individuals seeking certification to facilitate the Getting Ahead While Getting Out classes will register for and participate in:

  • An online or in-person Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World certified facilitator training.
  • An additional three-hour training by the authors of the curriculum (additional fee will apply).

Individuals who wish to be certified to facilitate the Getting Ahead in the Workplace class will register for and participate in:

  • An online or in-person Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World certified facilitator training.
  • An additional one-hour training by the author of the curriculum (additional fee will apply).

To learn more about the distinguishing characteristics of Getting Ahead and the Getting Ahead series of books, please click on this link.

 

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