Our promise is simple, we only teach what we know works.

When you attend a training with Huckleberry House, you gain evidenced-based and youth-informed skills. Every scenario, practice case study, and skill provided are specific to teen and young adult challenges. Find out more about our training and networking events below.

What is a private group training?

We offer two training formats: private and community. With private group training events, you pick who attends and get customized training for your staff or co-workers.

What’s Included?

  • CEUs for you and other licensed professionals*
  • Access to our materials and handouts
  • You pick the curriculum
  • Customize scenarios to fit your needs
  • Invitation to our Facebook Group
  • Access to members only events
  • Add consultation hours for you or your staff

How do I sign up?

Email the Professional Development team with the name of the curriculum or topic you’d like training on. Our staff will work with you to schedule, plan, and host a productive event.

Contact us at profdev@huck-house.org or 614-294-8097

What does this include? 

Attend one of our community training events to learn how to engage with teens and young adults.

  • CEUs for social workers and counselors
  • Access to handouts and free worksheets
  • Scenario based skill building
  • Time to ask questions
  • Invitation to our Facebook group for professionals

Our Curriculums

Documentation & Ethics

Cultural Humility & Ethics in Mental Health Assessments

Working with Young Adults: Impact from Trauma, Housing Instability, and Survival Behaviors

Essentials for Working with Teens

Trauma Informed Care: Changing the Way We Think

View All Training Curriculums & Dates 

Upcoming: Helping Youth in Violent Relationships, Ethics of Teen Sex, When Clients Bring Up Kinks, Engaging Parents in Treatment

About us

Huckleberry House works with Central Ohio’s youth and families who are dealing with some of the most difficult problems imaginable. Issues like abuse, violence, neglect, poverty, and homelessness. No matter how hopeless the situation may seem, we offer proven programs and committed people who know how to help young people and families take control of their lives. “From our house to yours” we focus on training professionals, how to engage with adolescents and young adults. When you attend our trainings, you gain access to effective skills, tools, and information that works. Our goal is for all adolescents and young adults in Ohio to get the best possible services. This starts with helping professionals have the tools they need.

Meet our Professional Development Coordinator

Leslie Scott started the Huckleberry House Professional Development program in 2019, establishing herself as a skilled trainer and Huckleberry House as experrts in adolescent – young adult care. Leslie is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) through the SOH, CSWMFTB and has earned her Certified Trauma Practitioner – Clinical (CTP-C) certification. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) from the Ohio State University and her Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA) from Case Western Reserve University. Leslie has six years’ experience working in nonprofits in various roles, including crisis counselor, therapist, clinical assessor, and family advocate. Leslie has worked at Huckleberry House since 2016, in both the crisis shelter and the counseling center.

Our Program 

Attending our training events is easy — just follow the “get my ticket” button and select the invite you wish to attend. If you’re interested in a private group or membership option for your employees, please get in touch with our Professional Development Team. We look forward to working with you!

Contact us at profdev@huck-house.org or 614-294-8097.