Are you familiar with Dale's Cone?
As you can see, the more involved a person is with the learning, the more they are able to demonstrate, apply and practice what they have learned. The next level allows the learner to analyze, create and evaluate/analyze what is going and share the learning with others.
Learning translated into staff development follows this pattern and has two distinct components: training and field coaching. No one does this better than Consult 4 Kids consultants. These seasoned professionals bring experience backed by skill to the work they do with clients. C4K’s Online Instruction and Vocational Training provide wonderful foundational support for frontline staff. After participating in this online or written training, staff is able to demonstrate, apply and practice. It is the face-to-face interaction with a seasoned professional that helps staff to move to the next level and analyze and assess what is happening, and then determine next steps. When you combine these two powerful forces--you have created a platform for high-quality programming supported by exemplary staff performance.