FOUS Youth Development Services

Advancing Youth Development Training

It's Time!

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 training. 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 2019 Training Schedule

Time: 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Registration Cost: $150.00 

Dates: Tuesday - 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2 & 4/9   

We can bring the AYD Training to your site. For additional information contact  Annette Kelly at

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

We make quality programming a priority!