The Child and Youth Care: Foundations Course is a 34-hour learning experience that includes 30 classroom hours supported by on-line learning modules that introduce entry level practitioners to basic concepts and skills in professional child and youth work. The course helps practitioners development the skills and understanding needed to work in a relationship-based setting. Classes are typically structured as six…Details
Great training communicates new information, but more importantly, it is a transformational experience. Academy courses are designed to engage adults in meaningful experiences that encourage a rethinking of current ideas based on new research and best practice trends. Practitioners leave our courses with new ideas and specific skills with which to translate ideas into action.
The Academy offers courses that build from entry level to advanced skills based on CYC Certification competencies and requirements used in all practice settings. We teach core principles that are present across the field of youth services. Our students use their training hours to qualify for national and international CYC certification. The Academy is the most widely used source of professional development for certified CYCs in the United States.
We update our courses frequently so that we remain on the leading edge. We want our graduates to be the best-prepared practitioners in the field.
The Academy offers a variety of live youth worker courses that are:
- asset focused
- trauma informed
- diversity inclusive
- based on CYC Certification competencies and requirements
All classes are competency-based and designed using an experiential format that supports adult learning.
For more information on presentation format and cost, contact the Academy Office.