Leading Engaged Teams

Leading Engaged Teams

Start Date: May 9, 2023


Format: In-person



Leading Engaged Teams is a 2.5 day, in-person training designed for CAC staff or team members responsible for facilitating the success of the CAC’s MDT. This training aims to enhance participant skills as facilitators and leaders and improve ongoing team communication, accountability and relationships. This training provides both a grounding philosophy of what makes an effective team and an intensive skill-building experience that will result in stronger teams and better outcomes for children and families impacted by abuse.

Targeted Audience

MDT Facilitators/Coordinators, or other MDT staff serving the MDT facilitator role (regardless of job title) working in the Western or Midwest region

      • Joyce Prusak, Training Specialist – WRCAC
      • Jordan Benning, Project Director – MRCAC
      • Sara Lee, Program Manager – MRCAC
Learning Objectives

As a result of this training, participants will leave with a solid understanding of the 5 characteristics of effective teams and skills to do the following in their role as facilitator:

      • Establish safety and trust on the team
      • Provide structure and clarity to team processes and systems
      • Create shared meaning that incorporates individual differences, roles and mandates to establish a shared WHY
      • Demonstrate fluency in the CAC model and how the MDT approach impacts families and children
      • Understand and implement strategies to foster resiliency of team members
      • Communicate expectations and implement shared accountability processes

The course is comprised of three core modules that take place over 2.5 days of in-person classroom learning.

Sessions will occur on the following days:

      • Session 1: Tuesday, May 9, 2023
      • Session 2: Wednesday, May 10, 2023
      • Session 3 (*Half-day): Thursday, May 11, 2023

Greenwood Village, CO



There is no tuition fee for this training. WRCAC will provide up to 3 nights of lodging at the selected hotel. Airfare, meals and other travel expenses are not covered or reimbursed by WRCAC.


How to Apply

Applications for the upcoming cohort in May 2023 open in February 2023. To be notified when applications open, please join our mailing list.


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