The Utah Department of Workforce Services and the Utah Department of Health are hosting training seminars on Friday and Saturday for professional therapists, counselors, faith-based counselors, child-care professionals and family life educators.

Scott Stanley, a research professor and co-director of the Center of Marital and Family Studies at the University of Denver, will present "Sliding vs. Deciding: Commitment, Cohabitation and Marriage in Today's World" on Friday at the Salt Palace Convention Center ballroom.

On Saturday, Deborah Perry, an assistant professor in the department of population, family and reproductive health, as well as the director of the Women's and Children's Health Policy Center at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will present "Addressing Mental Health Concerns in Early Childcare and Education Settings."

Cost is $40 per day. Both seminars will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For information see Tickets are available through Smith'sTix.