Cultural Competence Training Center

The Cultural Competence Training Center offers a variety of professional development trainings for behavioral healthcare professionals in the State of New Jersey.

Center For Family Services, in partnership with the Department of Mental Health and Addictions, is proud to offer professional development trainings to behavioral healthcare professionals in New Jersey's southern region. The Cultural Competence Training Center offers a variety of training opportunities, as well as technical assistance, for contracted agencies of DHMAS in New Jersey's central and southern regions. Contact us for more information. 


Professional Development

Professional development opportunities are designed to educate and train practitioners, to strengthen knowledge and skills in cultural competence, and to ensure a high overall quality of care. Trainings address how to best serve mental health clients within therapeutic modalities. Professional development, coaching and technical assistance are available to help providers better address culturally and ethnically diverse communities.

All trainings are free of charge for behavioral healthcare professionals in agencies contracted by the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS).

Ongoing training opportunities are provided throughout the year. Trainings are approved for continuing education credits.


Technical Assistance

Free, on-site customized technical assistance with developing and/or updating a cultural competence plan. We provide an Introducation to Cultural Competence training for your agency and we are available to attend agency diversity meetings.