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Cultural Competence Training Packages

The National Family Preservation Network (NFPN) offers evidence-based training on cultural competency (click here for the research report) linked with use of the NCFAS-G, NCFAS-R, and NCFAS-G+R assessment tools.

Summary of the Training

Workers complete scale ratings based on a case example portraying an Alaska Native family. Standard ratings are provided for purposes of comparison. Findings from workers participating in the original research study are also provided for comparison.

Each Cultural Competence Training Package includes:

  • Introduction & Instructions on How to Use the Training Package
  • Demographic Information Form
  • Native Alaska Case Example (Parts 1 & 2)
  • Standard Intake & Closure Ratings
  • Comparison Data & Findings (highlights from the research study)
  • Cultural Competence Resources

NOTE: Your agency provides the assessment tool scale/definitions and rating sheet. (If you have not purchased an assessment tool, see Assessment Tools.)

Purchasing Information

The cost for the Cultural Competence Training Package is $50 per agency. The price covers training for workers within your own agency licensed to use the NCFAS-G, NCFAS-R, or NCFAS-G+R assessment tools. Discounts will be applied for multiple agencies using the tool under one license. Please contact for a price quote for multiple agencies.

The Cultural Competence Training Package is a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD product with all the training documents provided in PDF file format. After you place your order, your agency's license will be verified for the type of tool and number of licenses. You will then receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download your training materials. Note that you may choose a Cultural Competence Training Package as your free gift with any new purchase or upgrade of the NCFAS-G or NCFAS-G+R assessment tools.

To get started, select the assessment tool that your agency is licensed to use: