The Public Policy Institute believes that members of our community should be empowered to make informed decisions so that we can prevent small problems from turning into traumatic crises. That’s why have developed a niche in Southeastern Wisconsin as a training resource for community members, human services providers, and coalition members who want to take their skills and awareness to the next level and become prevention experts.
Our certified trainers—Jan Buchler and Jeremy Triblett—provide unique, interactive, and enlightening learning opportunities on mental health, substance use, trauma, parenting, and coalition building so that participants can become advocates in the workplace, in schools, and in community settings.
Our Training Opportunities
Our evidence-based, trauma-responsive learning opportunities include:
- The Brain Architecture Game
- Botvin LifeSkills
- Building Prevention Programs
- Drug Impairment Training for Educational Professionals (DITEP)
- Mental Health First Aid for Adults
- Mental Health First Aid for Adults Working with Youth
- Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Training
- Substance Abuse and Trauma
- Youth Reentry Support Training
- Youth Thrive
We provide training opportunities in the community, in partnership with allied organizations, and at Community Advocates Training Center at 6900 W. Brown Deer Road.
What They're Saying about Our Training Opportunities
"Best training I have ever been to."
"Jeremy has a strong voice. It seemed like he was talking directly to me. I can tell he has a passion for helping everyone."
"For my line of work, this is something I need in my toolbox."
"I'm glad we were able to move around. I'm a hands-on learner and it worked well."
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Want to rent our Training Center for your next group meeting? Contact Kari Southern at 414-270-2950 or email@example.com.