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Rusty Johnson


Over 20 years of
training experience

As a degreed educator, Rusty has worked as a professional Trainer specializing in adult education and learning.  He has facilitated trainings for various groups including foster and adoptive parents, child welfare and mental health staff, judicial professionals, law enforcement, public school staff and administrators, legislators, church members, volunteers, and community organizations.  Rusty's personal experience of growing up in the care system, combined with his professional experience, provides a distinctive and perceptive approach to training.


Training Subject Highlights

  • Youth Mental Health

  • LGBTQ+ 

  • Youth & Trauma

  • Trauma Informed Care

  • Medication Administration

  • Substance Use Disorder

  • Sexual Health Education & Adolescent Teen Pregnancy Prevention

  • De Escalation

  • CPR/1st Aid/AED

  • Engaging Parents & Families in Services

  • New Foster/Adoptive Parents

  •  Preparing Youth for Adulthood

  • Understanding the Brain

  • Practice for Permanency & Wellbeing

  • Communication 101

  • HR Basics

  • Classroom/Training Facilitation Management 

  • Safety & Emergency Preparedness

  • Mandatory Reporting

  • Human Trafficking

  • Training/curriculum created unique to organization's needs

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