John Glass Training & Consulting

About Me


John has worked with children of all ages for over 35 years. He’s coordinated youth sports and special events in community parks and recreation, coached middle school basketball, and girl’s softball. John has spent the last 28 plus years at the Sacramento children’s Home as their Recreation Therapist/Trainer helping literally thousands of damaged children lift their self-esteem, improve their social skills, and control their anger and frustration through use of therapeutic play, fun, interactive games and activities.


John also provides many interactive and dynamic trainings for park and recreation professionals, teachers, care givers, and parents. 

He has provided trainings for the:
Children's Receiving Home of Sacramento
Crossroads Treatment Facilities
Lilliput Children's Services
Consumnes Community Services District
Sacramento Community Services District
Child Abuse Prevention Council of Sacramento
Beamer Elementary School
Foster & Kinship Care Education - Woodland Community College
Sacramento Crisis Nurseries
Fitness 19 Health Clubs
Sierra Forever Families
Capitol Family Adoptive Alliance
The Effort
Tree House Learning Center

-MS in Recreation Administration

-Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

-Certified Pro-ACT Trainer (Crisis Intervention)

-Independent Facilitator of Love & Logic Curriculem

-EMS Safety Certified Instructor in Adult/Child/Infant CPR, AED, and First Aid

-American Red Cross Certified Instuctor in California Child Care

-Member California Park and Recreation Society
Therapeutic Recreation Section Board Member

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