Of the Treasure Valley

TIP Training Academy


TIP Affiliates across the nation conduct Volunteer Training Academies designed to train local residents to be TIP volunteers.  The Volunteer Training Academy is a 55 hour training which residents interested in becoming TIP volunteer must complete.  The Training Academy is taught by National       Trainers and covers the following topics :

     Emotional First Aid
     Working Effectively in the Emergency System
     Helping family members after a death in the family
     Safety and Street Smarts
     TIP Policies and Procedures

 The Training Academy utilizes a variety of teaching methods including lecture, role playing, guest speakers, and demonstrations.