the non-profit SPIN®USA
National Training Institute, we train and certify managers, principals,
teachers and staff who work in education and social services.
strengths-based interaction training
method improves social service and learning outcomes for children,
youth and families.
demonstrates that motivation comes from feeling competent, our
training builds on individual strengths to address challenges
and create real and lasting improvement. We combine video analysis
with strengths-based feedback to guide trainees to study and build
upon the moments when they are most effective in their real work
training is designed to meet the unique needs of your staff, agency
or institution. We offer both direct training and train-the-trainer
programs in the following areas:
are grounded in one powerful methodology with two branches.
Video Home Training®
(VHT) is the basis for
our family support and parent training. VHT is the innovative method
we teach to clinical and other social service staff working directly
with families. It is a strengths-based practice methodology for
direct service that improves family functioning and strengthens
parenting skills in the home setting.
Video Interaction Guidance™
(VIG) is the basis for all other training programs. VIG is
the strengths–based training methodology we use for analyzing
and developing the skills and practices of individual principals
and teachers, managers, supervisors, social workers and direct care
developed by a team of Dutch psychologists and social workers, the
VHT and VIG method is now being used by more than 5,000 practitioners
worldwide. It has produced remarkable
results in a broad range of fields such as pre-school, elementary
and secondary education, child welfare (residential, foster care,
family preservation, Team Decision Making…), mental health,
early intervention and home health care.
in the professional journal Zero to
Pease, T., Colpa, A., Proulx, G.,and Boss, J. (2004). Using
Technology in Consultation: Enhancing Relationships. Zero
To Three. Volume 24, No 6., 20-25. please
click on "read sample articles", then "July
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