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Comprehensive training provided in 4 series  available to family, staff, providers and train the trainer


  • Mental Health First Aid 8-hour Training
  • Parenting Class with Domestic Violence component
  • Anger Management with Domestic Violence component
  • Creating a Welcoming Experience
  • Just The Basics
  • Youth Advocacy 101
  • Job Readiness and Computer Training
  • Women’s Empowerment Training For Survivors and Victims
  • Peer Recovery Coach Training
  • Strengthening Multi-Ethnic & Communities (SMEC) Training
  • Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral of Treatment (SBIRT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI)

For all training, register below or contact Simone Richards at (347) 682-6871,

Training Fees


Trainings Offered

Group Trainings Offered for 10+


Parenting Interventions and Preventive Trainings

  • Strengthening Multi‐Ethnic Families and Communities Parenting Program is a 14‐session parenting program with a focus on mental health, violence, and substance use prevention that integrates culture into intervention strategies. Classes offered in English and Spanish
  • Systematic Training for Effective Parenting: Early Childhood 0-5 Years (S.T.E.P) STEP Parenting is a12–session parenting program with topics important to parents of young children. The program helps parents understand and feel comfortable with their child’s social, emotional and language development, and is especially great for teens and new parents.

Understanding the Cause of Anger

Understanding the Cause of Anger is a 8 session anger management program to assist those challenged with managing anger identify triggers, develop coping strategies, and resolve conflicts effectively in a manner that is not harmful to self or others.

Creating a Welcoming Experience

Creating a Welcoming Experience for Families is a 3-part training for staff of residential care settings that fosters a team approach to working with families and youth in residential programs. The training is developed to enhance the skills of providers to include families in all aspects of care from intake to discharge and transition back to the community in order to produce the best possible outcomes for the youth and family.

Just The Basics Advocate Training

Just The Basics Advocate Training is a 3-day training for current and future youth and family advocates. The role and responsibilities of advocates are defined, and information on navigating the various child serving systems, with examples, and resources are provided

Job Readiness and Computer Training

Queens Library and CWE presents Job readiness and computer training. Upon completion patrons will be referred for free job placement or additional training.

Tiebrary- Gentleman who are going on job interviews can borrow a tie. Ties are available at the following locations Central, Laurelton, South Jamaica and Arverne.

Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy has expanded job readiness and computer training available at the following locations: Central Library, Flushing, Far Rockaway, Arverne, Long Island City, Corona, Astoria, South Jamaica, Peninsula, Seaside, Broad Channel, Howard Beach and South Hollis.

Please visit to register for services or call 718-990-8625 for more information.