© 2020 by Empower Training Institute, Inc.
Empower Training Institute Inc. (ETI) is a human service entity that provides advocacy, resources, prevention, intervention, enrichment, growth, and development leadership training/workshops to families. The motto of ETI is, " We train to Empower”, with an emphasis being placed on embracing one’s path, to a road toward wholeness, and this concept is carried out throughout the entire agency.
Additional services provided by Empower Training Institute Inc. are Black Table Talk Mentoring Program, Child and Family Visitation Monitoring Services, Human Trafficking Awareness, Limited Conservatorship, and Quality Control for Childcare Centers.
Empower Training Institute also provides support services to bridge gaps toward the destiny for individuals with disabilities, and host symposiums that empowers the entire family. Services are designed to improve the standards of living at school, home, work, and in our community, while partnering and collaborating with local community based organizations.
Programs and Services
Human Trafficking Awareness is a program/classes designed through peace building and community development programs. The program is a preventive, intervention for girls who at risk of human trafficking and dating violence. The 6-week program is informative and interactive with real life situations, gamification techniques, and the integration of digital education.
Targeted audience: 6-12th grade girls.
Goals and Program Benefits:
Empower girls to become leaders in their community.
Empower the girls with safety tips.
Enhance positive self-esteem.
Enhance the knowledge in human trafficking, teen dating violence, mental health, as well as other stressors youth face today.
Group discussions sessions
Pre and Post Assessments
HUMAN TRAFFICKING OVERVIEW:
What is human trafficking?
Identifying ways youth become vulnerable to being trafficked.
How to prevent oneself from being trafficked?
Family Relationships/what is love in family relationships.
Friendships/what is love in friendships?
Romantic Relationships/what is love in romantic relationships?
What is identity? /Who are you? / self-esteem/confidence
Building self-esteem/ Ways to create your own identity vs others saying who you are?
Remaining confident in difficult situations and knowing my worth>
What is abuse? /Identifying examples of abuse
Normalization of abuse/abuse is not love.
How to overcome abuse? Breaking cycles of abuse
What are boundaries/identify current boundaries/am I respecting other boundaries?
How to create boundaries? /Implementing boundaries
When is it time to make changes to current boundaries/ how to let go even when it hurts
Feeling safe/ What is safety for me?
Creating safety in chaos
Black Table Talk Mentoring Program (BTT) targets young girls who exhibit problematic behaviors, failing classes, and or those who would benefit from sisterhood relationships.
Targeted audience: 6th-12th grade Black girls.
▪Cultivate inner personal skills
▪ Develop and foster relationships among 6th -12th grade girls
▪ Develop sisterhoods
▪ Effective communication
▪ Enhance decision making and responsible behaviors
▪ Enhancing their self esteem/self image
▪ Recognize the talents/abilities/skills of each girl
Description of services:
▪ Case Management
▪ Guest speakers
▪ One on One weekly check in
▪ Parent meetings
▪ Peer to Peer Facilitation
▪ Provide resources as needed
▪ Recruitment of students
▪ Group chat sessions
▪ Peer to Peer facilitation
1. Self Esteem
3. Human Trafficking
4. Career Opportunities
5. Financial Literacy
Methodologies: Handouts, peer-to-peer teaching, weekly
check in, journal writing,and assessments.
Guided essential questions
Proposed outcomes and affirmation activities.
: ▪ Academic achievement
▪ Career and college preparedness
▪ Community services
▪ Detention clearances
▪ Develop sisterhoods
▪ Enhance leadership skills
▪ Improve school attendance
▪ Improve communication skills
▪ Reduce discipline referralls
A "Professional provider/Supervised Visitation Monitor," as defined in Family Code section 3200.5, is any person who is paid for providing supervised visitation services, or an independent contractor, employee, intern, or volunteer operating independently
or through a supervised visitation center or agency.
A "provider," as defined in Family Code section 3200, includes any individual who functions as a visitation monitor, as well as supervised visitation centers.
Visitation Monitor Requirements
In accordance with the 2023 California Rules of Court for supervised visitation monitors, the professional visitation monitor should:
Be 21 years of age or older;
Have no record of conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) within the last 5 years;
Not have been on probation or parole for the last 10 years;
Have no record of a conviction for child molestation, child abuse, or other crimes against a person;
Have proof of automobile insurance if transporting the child;
Have no civil, criminal, or juvenile restraining orders within the last 10 years;
Have no current or past court order in which the provider is the person being supervised;
Be able to speak the language of the party being supervised and of the child, or the provider must provide a neutral interpreter over the age of 18 who is able to do so;
Agree to adhere to and enforce the court order regarding supervised visitation;
Complete a Live Scan criminal background check, at the expense of the provider or the supervised visitation center or agency, before providing visitation services;
Be registered as a TrustLine provider under chapter 3.35 (commencing with section 1596.60) of division 2 of the Health and Safety Code.
Meet the training requirements as stated in "Standard 5.20 - Uniform standards of practice for providers of supervised visitation"; and
Sign a Declaration of Supervised Visitation Provider (form FL-324(P)) stating that all requirements to be a professional provider have been met; and
Sign a separate, updated form FL-324(P) each time the professional provider submits a report to the court.