Training Resources


Kentucky Strengthening Families is currently offering Train the Trainer opportunities. See below for information on accessing training and materials. Contact the Kentucky Governor's Office of Early Childhood at GOEC if you have any questions.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I have to be an ECE Credentialed trainer to be a Kentucky Family Thrive Trainer?No, you do not have to be an ECE credentialed trainer to be a Kentucky Family Thrive Trainer.
  • Can I charge for trainings?Yes, once a trainer, you may charge for your time each time you conduct a training. However, the Department of Public Health will continue to offer the trainings for free throughout the state.
  • How do I know which CEUs my participants need?We recommend asking your participants during the registration process about their CEUs. You can visit the following websites to register your training for CEUs: • Speech Pathologists • Occupational Therapists • KY EILA Credits • ECE-TRIS • Social Workers
  • If I am not an ECE credentialed trainer how do I register my training for ECE-TRIS credit?You can find a tip sheet here on how to register your training with ECE-TRIS
  • How do I attend a Family Thrive or Connect the Dots TOT?You can email kysf@ky.gov for training updates.
  • Do I need to let anyone know when I have offered a training?Yes, please email kysf@ky.gov the location, dates, times, number of participants and types of CEUs offered.
  • I attended a Kentucky Strengthening Families Overview. Does that make me a Kentucky Strengthening Families trainer?No, you must come to a Kentucky Strengthening Families Train the Trainer training. If you believe you completed this training and no record can be found, you must complete the training again.
  • Is Kentucky Strengthening Families a program?No, KYSF offers a research-based approach to help organizations that work with children and families to become more intentional in how they connect with and serve their clients. This is a framework that can be implemented by any organization that serves children and families.
  • I attended the Kentucky Family Thrive TOT and no longer have access to my materials. What should I do?Email kysf@ky.gov and a new link will be sent to you once your trainer status is verified.