CYC Basic Course Training for Trainers

Since the implementation of the CYC: Foundations Course, training for trainers in the CYC: Basic Course has been discontinued.  For the over 60 instructors already trained in the CYC: Basic Course, the Academy continues to offer workbooks and technical assistance to support their classes.  This curriculum is no longer being updated or revised.  The Academy…

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Youth Thrive Training Collaborative Formed

The Academy has joined with the Bolster Collaborative, Phillips Programs, and Youth Catalytics to form a national collaboration to help the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) implement its Youth ThriveTM Framework across the US.   The newly formed group, called the Youth Thrive Training Collaborative (YTTC), is pooling its expertise and community development…

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Academy Launches the New CYC: FOUNDATIONS COURSE

In January 2016 the Academy announced the official launch of the new Child & Youth Care: Foundations Course.  The new course, based on the highly successful CYC: Basic Course, is a fully updated version that reduces the total in-class time by two days and incorporates newly developed on-line modules that allow the Ethics for CYC…

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Child and Youth Care Basic Course

The Child & Youth Care: Basic Course is a 40-hour training that introduces entry level practitioners to basic concepts and skills in professional child and youth care. The classes are based on competencies for entry level practice included in state and national CYC credentialing requirements. These competencies represent concepts important for work in any of the major…

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