Creating transformative change for individuals, groups, and families
Culture Based Transformative Coaching ® CBTC
CBTC is a new life-coaching intervention model that employs evidence-based Motivational Interviewing and a culturally congruent curriculum that focuses on Social Emotional Learning (SEL), Trauma-Informed Care, and financial literacy.
Village Connect is rooted in developing and growing self-awareness and building cultural and communal bridges that awaken and animate the individual, group, family, and communities higher self. CBTC helps us further our goals and actions.
CBTC services include:
Individual, Group, Family, and Community Transformative Coaching
Workshops, Training, and Seminars
Professional Development Training (Social Service Providers, Teachers, and Law Enforcement)
Intensive Team Clinics
San Lorenzo Unified School District
Berkeley Unified School District
Alameda County Board of Supervisors - Keith Carson, District 5
Alameda County Public Health Department
Alameda County First 5
Alameda County Probation Department
Richmond Office of Neighborhood Safety
Roots Community Health Center
San Francisco Probation Department
City of Oakland – Oakland Promise/Brilliant Baby
St. Mary’s University
Santa Clara University
“We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,—
This debt we pay to human guile;
With torn and bleeding hearts we smile,
And mouth with myriad subtleties.
Why should the world be over-wise,
In counting all our tears and sighs?
Nay, let them only see us, while
We wear the mask.
We smile, but, O great Christ, our cries
To thee from tortured souls arise.
We sing, but oh the clay is vile
Beneath our feet, and long the mile;
But let the world dream otherwise,
We wear the mask!”
Source: Paul Laurence. Dunbar, "“We Wear the Mask.”" from The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar. (New York: Dodd, Mead and Company,1922)