Turning Point offers training to organizations as well as directly to community participants.

For organizations, Turning Point’s training can help your organization move its cultural competency to the next level. Turning Point provides training in Culturally Specific training as well as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion trainings.

For community participants, Turning Point offers an array of trainings to meeting the needs of diverse groups.

Topics include:

  • African American Cultural Nuances
  • Attitudes and Activities to Avoid Unintentional Racism
  • Black Children of Alcohol and Drug Addicted Parents
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Concentrated Disadvantage
  • Consequences of Fear in Cross-Cultural Interactions
  • Emotional Intelligence Concepts
  • Life Skills Course
  • Viewing Your Own Culture in Context of Other Cultures: Understanding American Culture
  • Unconscious Bias

For more information and a full list of training classes offered, contact Angela Reed at 612-520-9161.


Training for Professionals


We offer standard and custom training packages. Our most commonly requested classes include:

  • Navigating cross-cultural interactions
  • Avoiding unintentional racism
  • Cultural nuances of African Americans and other people of color
  • Understanding the populations you serve and creating programs to meet specific needs
  • Viewing your own culture in the context of other cultures: understanding American culture
  • Attitudes and activities to avoid unintentional discrimination
  • Consequences of fear in cross-cultural interactions

We’ll work with you to select one or more of our classes to help address the unique cultural needs of your stakeholders. We do our best to create an atmosphere that facilitates learning, development and fun. In this safe space, participants share openly and participate to improve their understanding and appreciation of this work.

Audit and Assessment: Some organizations need a more intensive and holistic review of their overall diversity and inclusion efforts as well as recommendations for improvement. As a part of our Audit and Assessment work, we’ll review your organization’s practices and review policies to determine a plan to address your organization’s specific cultural and diversity and inclusion needs.