PATH Family Institute


The Purpose of the PATH Family Institute

Professional Training:

PATH retains many qualified and certified personnel experienced in providing training and consultation for outside organizations on any area related to family preservation, systems, trauma-informed care, and most other facets of family services.  Training can also be offered to:

  • Foster parents
  • Communities/parents- training suited to your request
  • Education of evidence-based practices through research – taught at all levels for behavioral health and child welfare providers
  • Behavioral health evidence-based models inclusive of Treatment Foster Care

Assessment Models:

PATH provides strong consultation on best practices for community-based, comprehensive assessments.

Quality Outcomes:

PATH can provide consultation and experience for organizations desiring to establish or improve data collections, measurement, overall benchmarking and data metrics analysis.

Policy & Standards:

PATH can provide guidance and consultation on national best practices and evidence-based efforts in child welfare and behavioral health.

Leadership & Organizational Development:  

PATH has resources to provide leadership training, consultation services, strategic planning and program consultation.

Social Media:

Consulting and training for human services.


This Institute

Promotes PATH Mission, Values and Service Concepts through the provision of education and training both internally and to other organizations desiring to provide quality services.

Channels resources into the development, implementation and provision of quality assessment, training, standards, and service delivery that meet the highest levels of service benchmarks.

Focuses resource sharing to promote cross-fertilization and improved overall child welfare and behavioral health care services in our communities, as well as in areas where PATH is asked to present or train.

Conducts research and promotes the best evidence-based practices for those served, or those who will be served by PATH in the future.



“This is a stellar PQI department that offers an amazing system of quality improvement tracking and totally professional guidelines to the processes and procedures that maintain and support quality services.” 
(COA) 2014

“The organization provides extensive training appropriate to the position as well as making outside workshops and classes available.” 
(COA) 2014

“In my twenty year relationship with PATH, I have met nothing but the most tenderhearted and devoted staff and foster parents.”
– Dr. Rick Delaney

“Great information and teaching style, wonderful visual aids, speaker was very knowledgeable and personable with audience, good sense of humor which added to the presentation! A+”
– Evaluation comment from PATH Day of training provided by Dr. Bruce Perry


For more information or to schedule a consultation, training or presentation contact us today or call the PATH Family Institute directly at 877-766-PATH