Cultivating the Role of Team Facilitator

"Cultivating the Role of Team Facilitator" is now a self-paced online course facilitated by SRCAC Senior Program Manager Greg Flett. This training, recorded virtually over two days in 2020, comprises 10 modules and associated resources that cover the basics of the role of the team facilitator and MDT facilitation skills. It is available at no cost through the National Children's Advocacy Center's Virtual Training Center (VTC). You will just need to register through the VTC if you do not already have a login. Please see the bottom of this page for how to register and to access the training.

Who Is This Training Designed For?

This training is intended to support individuals and teams in understanding, developing, and sustaining the role of a MDT facilitator. Aimed at new and existing facilitators, as well as CAC leaders looking to grow this role, participants will explore the intricacies of the position and learn how to make it a valuable asset to any MDT.

Modules Included in This Training

Module 1: Revisiting the MDT Model

Module 2: Why MDTs Take Work

Module 3: Introducing the Role of Team Facilitator

Module 4: Embracing a Facilitative Approach

Module 5: Supervision and Support for Team Facilitators

Module 6: Planning for Team Facilitation

Module 7: Introducing Psychological Safety

Module 8: Building and Sustaining a Positive Climate

Module 9: Learner Questions

Module 10: Rethinking Case Review

The modules must be viewed in order; however, participants can re-watch earlier modules. The training is approximately 5.75 hours in total. Participants who complete all 10 modules will receive a certificate of training completion.

New to the Virtual Training Center?

This training is available free of charge to registered users through the NCAC Virtual Training Center (VTC) at

To become a registered user of the NCAC VTC:

It is quick and easy to create an account on the NCAC VTC by following these steps:

  1. Go to and click the Sign Up button.
  2. On the next screen, you will be asked for your name, email address, city/state, and job title/discipline/organization. You will also be asked to set up a password. After you enter this information, click Sign Up.
  3. Once signed in, go to the VTC Dashboard and type “Cultivating the Role of Team Facilitator” in the Search box to access the training.

Access to the VTC will also enable you to view a variety of online NCAC training resources.

For any questions about this training, call 256-327-3803 or email us: