In the month of June the Youth Development Community of Practice (CoP) offered 8 training opportunities for youth development practitioners in Montgomery County. Topics included Group Games Training, and 4 trainings from the Youth Quality Program Assessment (YPQA) series. The Advancing Youth Development (AYD) 2 day training was successfully completed by 27 youth program staff.
Teen Life Coach Certification Training was completed by 18 youth development practitioners representing Systems of Care/Bridges to the Future, MC Department of Recreation Youth Development, HHS Child Welfare, and Crittenton Services. The certification process includes in person training, online learning, coaching practice support, participant guide, and access to online tools.
to watch a video overview of the 2 day Advancing Youth Development training.