All AYD Training has been postponed due to the spread of the COVID19 virus. Continue to check the website for updates.
FOUS Youth Development Services
|After School Matters|
Better Boys Foundation
|Chicago Youth Centers|
|Chicago Lights Tutoring|
|Carole Robertson Center for Learning|
|Chicago Urban League|
|Cook County Juvenile Justice|
|Erie Neighborhood House|
|Gary Comer Youth Center|
|The Howard Brown Center|
|Illinois Action for Children|
|Outreach Christian Center|
|Peace Hub Network|
|South Side Drill Team|
|The Broadway Youth Center|
|Youth Advocate Program|
A brief list of participating organizations of the AYD Traning
Youth Development Brown Bag
Every quarter, FOUS will post a free interactive webinar online over the lunch hour on various youth development topics. Coming Soon!!
Coming soon AYD Online!!
Core Value Four:
Strengthening Youth Work Practice
Goal: Equip frontline youth professionals with positive youth development strategies and methods in order to empower the next generation.
AdvancingYouth Development Training (4-weeks)
AYD just got more accessible!
Advancing Youth Development (AYD) is a nationally acclaimed course designed for front-line youth workers and others who interact with adolescents on a daily basis. The course was based on curricula from the Center for Youth Development and Policy Research out of Washington D.C. Four sessions cover, the youth development framework, fostering youth participation and leadership, culturally competent programming, and professional competencies of youth workers. The topic of each session is listed below.
Module 1: Introduction to the Youth Development Approach
Module 2: Developmental Youth Outcomes (Identity & Ability)
Module 3: Cultural Assumptions about Young People: From Adultism to Caring
Module 4: Providing Supports & Opportunities for Youth
Registration Information - The AYD registration fee includes training manual, resource materials and Certificate of Completion. Payment is due to FOUS Youth Development before the start of class. For additional information contact Annette Kelly at 708-508-7389 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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