Collaborative Problem Solving BIPOC Fellowship


Thanks to generous funding from the Kraft Family Foundation, 26 people of color in New England will have the opportunity to become Collaborative Problem Solving® (CPS) Certified Trainers at no cost! Upon completion of the Fellowship, these individuals will be certified to provide professional CPS training, consultation, and Parent Classes in their communities and will be a valued part of the broader Think:Kids CPS Certified Community.

Do you, or someone you know, fit the following description?

  • Live or work in New England
  • Identify as Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color
  • Work with, teach, or parent youth (ages 3-23) with challenging behavior
  • Want to transform the lives of youth with challenging behavior by spreading a more compassionate and effective approach
  • Want to connect with a community of other people dedicated to helping youth (and earn CEU’s/PDP’s along the way!)

This multi-year Fellowship Program includes:

  • Tier 1 Training (16 hours)
  • Tier 2 Training (16 hours)
  • Completion of the CPS Certification
  • Course* (25-35 hours)
  • Completion of the CPS Certified
  • Trainer Course* (25-50 hours)
  • Regular check-in’s with Think:Kids and other Fellows
  • Ongoing mentorship opportunities

*Additional application required

No prior knowledge of CPS or other educational background is required. Whether you have attended Tier 1 Training, Tier 2 Training, or no CPS training, you are eligible to apply! While we are accepting applications on a rolling basis, to join our Tier 1 Training beginning in August, please apply by Friday, May 21, 2021.


The application window is currently closed. 

If you are interested in being added to a wait-list for any future opportunities please email

Additional Information

The Think:Kids Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Think:Kids is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all our work and beyond. Learn why and see the steps we are taking to put this commitment into action. This CPS BIPOC Fellowship is one element of a broader effort to diversify the community of people using CPS and create equitable access to the benefits CPS provides for youth with behavioral challenges.

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