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FOUS Youth Development Services


It's Time!

AYD was interactive, engaging, and an eye-opening experience.             Brooke Williams

In AYD, I learned how much I don't know.                                                       Felicia McBride

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 2018 Training Schedule

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

When: Tuesdays, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20 and 3/27 
Time: 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $150.00    Register  Online:  https://goo.gl/forms/SISO5Ns5pvLe8Zjj2
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