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FOUS Youth Development Services


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AYD helped me to identify the core competencies of youth development.           Nadia Hill

It was a great learning experience.                                                      Jason Daniels

FOUS provides an array of quality youth development trainings. Our most requested training is Advancing Youth Development.

Advancing Youth Development Training (AYD) - 21 Hour/6-Week  is a nationally acclaimed course designed for front-line youth workers who interact with adolescents on a daily basis. 

AYD aims to help youth workers to:

  • Gain familiarity with the youth development approach and use this approach to explore, share, and learn new strategies for working with young people.

  • Strengthen their ability to communicate their ideas, expertise, and experience to their constituencies: board members, families, co-workers, community leaders, and youth.

  • Discuss practical strategies for integrating a youth development approach into their programs.

  • Develop an informal peer network and become ongoing resources to each other.

Advancing Youth Development Fall 2018 Training Schedule

Where: Gary Comer Youth Center, 7200 S. Ingleside, Chicago IL

When: Tuesdays - 9/25, 10/02, 10/09, 10/16, 10/23 and 10/30 
Time: 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $150.00    Register  

Register Online:  https://goo.gl/forms/VCL2znKvy3BEc0132

We can bring the AYD training to your site. For additional information contact  Annette Kelly at akelly@4usyouthdevelopment.org

The most valuable thing I learned was good, solid, usable ideas for performance indicators for the core competencies.                                                                                                            Alex Cornwell