Conferences & Seminars



Learn to facilitate Nurturing Programs with the families you serve!

Nurturing Programs are effective family based programs that have a proven track record of preventing child abuse and neglect.  The programs emphasize the importance of raising children in a warm, trusting, and caring environment.  Nurturing Programs believe that children who are cared for develop the capacity to trust, care and respect themselves, others, living creatures, and their environment.


Nurturing Programs give professionals the tools they need

This training is for professionals that work with individuals and families in group, home-based, and individual services.  Get certified, learn how to adapt these programs for the setting you are in and see the most benefit for the families you serve.

Nurturing Programs have been successfully use in:

  • Home-based Services
  • Youth Residential Centers
  • School Districts
  • Mental Health Treatment Centers
  • Therapy/Counseling Sessions
  • Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers
  • Day Care Facilities
  • Early Head Start/Head Start
  • Foster Care Homes

Get certified and learn how to implement the strategies immediately- reserve your spot today!

Featured Speakers

Don Guernsey, Director of Behavioral Health at Eagle Village

Don Guernsey, MS LMFT FSAC | Eagle Village's Director of Behavioral Health

Donald Guernsey has years of experience facilitating Nurturing Parenting Programs. He has facilitated both home based and group based programs. With over 20 years of experience working with youth and families in residential and home based settings, Don is very familiar with developing, implementing and evaluating Nurturing Parenting Programs in a variety of settings.

In addition to Don's experience working with Nurturing Parenting Programs, he has been a trained Wraparound Facilitator and Supervisor for 14 years, Adjunct Faculty for Central Michigan University and Grace Bible College, and Director of Behavioral Health for Eagle Village.

Don is the father of four children and has eight grandchildren. As a father and professional, Don brings his many life experiences, which are often quite humorous, into his training for enjoyable and informative sessions.


Nurturing Programs Facilitation Training

March 14, 15, & 16 2017


$300 (includes lunch daily)

Register now!

Address: 17308 Conference Drive,
Hersey, MI 49639