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Guiding Good Choices New Facilitator Training

WSU Extension is offering Virtual New Facilitator Training for Guiding Good Choices.  The training is one-week long and attendees MUST be able to attend all days of training.  The first four days of the training have a mid-day break and attendees are expected to return promptly for the afternoon sessions. Training (via Zoom) will introduce participants to GGC, provide professional development for how to facilitate GGC, and learn of the development and benefits of the Social Development Strategy--the basis of the evidence-based prevention program for parents of youth in middle childhood.  Participants will explore and discuss options for sites pivoting to in-person delivery.

Registration is required. The training is open to the first 16 people who register. A waiting list will be developed if needed based on registration numbers.  

Once registered, a Zoom link will be sent approximately 3 days prior to the start of training. Please review the training dates and times listed below for this training. All dates and times are required for complete certification. 

URGENT NOTE: Attendees MUST purchase material prior to the training.  Please visit the University of Washington's GGC CoMotion Website:  You will need to purchase a Membership Subscription (either 1 year or 3 years) AND the GGC Workshop Leader Guide License (under downloads on the website).  If you are not able to purchase the material, please let us know prior to the training as you may need to register for a later training if your materials do not arrive by training day.

Training Dates and Times: April 3-7, 2023 (all sessions required for certification)

  • Monday, May 8 from 10 am -12 pm  AND  2 pm - 4 pm
  • Tuesday, May 9 from 10 am -12 pm  AND  2 pm - 4 pm
  • Wednesday, May 10 from 10 am -12 pm  AND  2 pm - 4 pm
  • Thursday, May 11 from 10 am -12 pm  AND  2 pm - 4 pm
  • Friday, May 12 from 10 am - 1 pm

Location: Virtual via Zoom (link will be sent to registered attendees approximately three days prior to training)

Trainers: Kayla Wells-Yoakum ( and AnaMaria Diaz Martinez (

Training Cost: $0.0 (Sponsored by Washington State Health Care Authority and Department of Behavioral Health and Recovery, and Washington State University)

NOTE: Registration Closes April 28, 2023

NOTE: If training has fewer than 6 people registered by the registration closing date, training will be re-scheduled and participants will be contacted.

Date and Time: 
May 8, 2023 - 10:00am to May 12, 2023 - 4:00pm
Via Zoom (Registration Required - Zoom Link Will Be Mailed Approximately 3 Days Before Event)