Our professional team is experienced in supporting the mastery and application of the skills needed for successful careers in the helping professions, specifically in the fields of behavioral and health care. For three decades, we have been training in the community, at schools and universities. We pride ourselves on using innovative adult learning principles to lead interactive sessions that engage learners. Our training experiences raise learners’ awareness while increasing knowledge and skills using evidence-based and people-centric practices.
We have delivered workshops, training and coaching to physicians, physical therapists, chiropractors, nurses, behavioral health practitioners, peer recovery specialists, case managers, service coordinators, administrative staff and leaders.
Our Service to You
Going beyond the role of a traditional Training Consultant, our service includes a comprehensive consultation to help identify gaps and opportunities, a comprehensive report that includes a project plan with timelines and milestones, and a schedule tailored to meet your needs. We also offer a suite of quality services and training experiences that will help you exceed your goals while fostering a strong culture of confidence, collaboration, and integrity. We take pride in helping teams thrive through change and provide our clients with the applied knowledge to reach beyond imagined boundaries. Put simply, we empower and equip your team to succeed.
Mission and Vision
It is our mission is to elevate those who have dedicated their careers to compassionately serving their community. We equip people in the helping professions for a successful and rewarding career by developing strategies, facilitating learning, and successfully planning and achieving change objectives. We believe in the importance of guiding a person by collaborating to set and exceed goals while providing feedback to enhance and develop skills.
Amy Shanahan (she, her, hers) received a Masters of Science degree at the SUNY Buffalo State College International Center for Studies in Creativity. Throughout her extensive career, she has facilitated strategic planning sessions, coached individuals and teams, and provided training-of-trainers. Amy finds joy in continuing her own quest for knowledge by keeping up to date on the most current training studies and methodologies. Her energetic style and passion for learning engages and empowers people to exceed their goals.
Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)
Amy collaborates with ORN, a network that provides training and technical assistance via local experts across the country, focusing on applying evidence-based practices in prevention, treatment and recovery to meet locally identified needs.
In this role, Amy assists providers in setting and achieving strategic goals for implementing best practices in their agencies and communities.
Amy has been a trainer for the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs for over 16 years and has offered a variety of trainings to providers across the commonwealth.
Training topics include: Screening & Assessment, Confidentiality, Clinical Supervision, Creative Problem Solving, Motivational Interviewing, Using Positive Incentives to Change Behaviors
Trainers of Tomorrow Digital Badge, signifying that Amy has met the competency standards associated with this online training and intensive technical assistance series. This badge symbolizes proficient skills essential to using technology to translate in-person training methods into effective digital engagement and facilitation strategies, and integrating these skills and practices into virtual learning environments.