Yuba- Sutter

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.