“Why isn’t Coaching Boys Into Men required for every high school in America?”

-M.L. Carr, Former Coach of the Boston Celtics; The Huffington Post

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PURPOSE

Futures Without Violence’s (FUTURES) Coaching Boys Into Men (CBIM) team will host a National CBIM Training Institute in June 2019 at the FUTURES Center for Leadership and Action in San Francisco, California. The Institute will be an opportunity to receive more extensive training on how to begin and sustain a CBIM implementation in your local schools and communities, and to connect to other CBIM communities nationwide.

This 2-day train-the-trainer Institute, led by the CBIM National Advisory Council, will prepare participants with the skills and tools they need to begin a CBIM implementation, train coaches, evaluate the program, provide support during the season, ensure program sustainability, and a presentation on the girls program Athletes As Leaders. Participants that complete the training will receive a CBIM Trainer certification and join our national community of certified CBIM Trainers.

Participant space is limited at this exciting event, so we are inviting educators, advocates, and community members like YOU to apply to attend with up to two team members! To learn more about the application, the opportunities for certified CBIM Trainers, and the Institute listen to the recorded webinar

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Equity – We always strive to support marginalized, under-served and underfunded communities, and communities impacted by violence and trauma.
  • Spread – We are looking to expand the reach of CBIM nationwide and will be selecting communities that are otherwise under represented in our current CBIM partnerships.
  • Sustainability – Applications must demonstrate a clear plan for long-lasting and self-sustaining CBIM implementations.
  • Readiness – Applicants and selected team members must demonstrate:
    • Commitment to our CBIM Guiding Principles.
    • Substantial experience working within the same organization or community.
      We are looking for applicants or team members that will NOT have a quick turnover; we are committed to training advocates that are dedicated to sustaining this work for several years beyond the Institute.
    • Substantial experience implementing violence prevention education.
    • Readiness to begin training coaches and implementing CBIM within 3 months of completing the Institute.
    • Strong ongoing partnerships with target schools and communities.
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APPLY NOW!

Interested in attending the 2019 CBIM Training Institute? Do you want to be a Certified CBIM Trainer? Complete the application below!

  • ALL applicants must view the webinar before submitting the application. Click here to view the slides.
  • Not all applications must include team members (for more information view webinar), but including team members that will attend the Institute will strengthen an application given the goals of this Institute are to create coordinated and sustainable community implementations.
 
To apply, email your application to:
CoachesCorner@futureswithoutviolence.org

IMPORTANT DATES

September 12, 2018 Call for Applications Opens November 30, 2018 Call for Applications Closes at 5 p.m. PT January 21, 2019 Selected Participants Notified January 31, 2019 Information Webinar for selected participants Week of June 24, 2019(exact dates TBD) CBIM Training Institute at FUTURES Center for Leadership and Action in San Francisco