Training of Trainers

Offered once per year by FNC of Massachusetts, this training is open only to people with several years’ experience with facilitating Nurturing Programs who desire to be a nationally recognized Trainer/Consultant with Family Nurturing Centers.  It is a three-day training limited to 6-8 people.  Trainings will be listed on our Nurturing Program Training Calendar, as well as at  Please direct any questions to Sue Parker.

Participants must be able to demonstrate successful completion of a Nurturing Program Facilitator Training conducted by a Recognized Trainer/Consultant followed by:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience implementing one or more the Nurturing Parenting Programs as written for the complete number of sessions.
  • Expertise in the philosophy and goals of Nurturing Parenting as demonstrated by successful group or home-based implementation of the programs. You will be required to present activities at this training;
  • Expertise in the Adult-Adolescent Parenting Inventory (AAPI-2) and other assessments and inventories of the Nurturing Programs. You will be required to demonstrate your knowledge at this training;
  • Two letters of recommendation attesting to your success facilitating the program and your abilities as a trainer.

Recognition is granted upon 1) successful completion of the training based on the recommendation of the trainer; 2) submittal and acceptance of a Trainer/Consultant application with accompanying documentation.

For more information on the rights and responsibilities of National Trainer/Consultants, please visit