Breakout Training Institute

Breakout Training Institute


BTI Quote

Pastor Ortiz is hands down one of the most inspirational and memorable speakers and trainers I have met. He is truly a living legend and the embodiment of the strength, Conviction, and beauty of the human spirit. His capacity to relate and connect to others is a wonderful.Gift and model to all those in human services. His training is a must for the mind, heart, and soul.
Anatasia S. Kim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Wright Institute

Breakout Training Institute

The Breakout Training Institute (BTI), the training department of the organization, promotes awareness and provides training to build the capacity of individuals, families and communities to prevent the participation of youth in gangs and help acquire the knowledge and skills needed to assist those that are looking to leave the gang lifestyle.

Breakout Training Institute’s Training and Consulting Services consist :
  • Awareness Presentations
  • Staff Development Training
  • Competency Development
  • Program Development
  • Data Reporting and Collection Systems
  • OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model
  • City of San Jose Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force Model.

Please email us at for a list of available presentations and trainings.


Cost Effective

Staff Development Training is a cost-effective alternative for cities to build capacity among a collaborative in an effort to establish a broader pool of qualified individuals to provide gang intervention services in their communities. Material is delivered in a group setting which makes this more affordable to individual training.

Who do we train?

  • Community-Based Organizations
  • Youth Service Providers
  • Juvenile Justice/Law Enforcement personnel
  • School Administrators, Teachers and Other Personnel
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Social Workers
  • Family Therapists
  • Parents
  • Merchants
  • Community members
  • Churches
  • Volunteers
  • Mentors
  • Group Home Staff
  • Recreation Workers
  • Outreach Workers
  • Anyone that works with gang-impacted youth
  • A certificate of completion is awarded to all those that complete training requirements.