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Trainer Certification

NRCYS offers trainer certification courses for several of our training curricula.  These courses, facilitated by our team of experienced trainers, can help you build agency capacity to help your staff develop core competencies needed to effectively work with children, youth, and their families.

Residential Child and Youth Care Professional Trainer Certification Course (RCYCP)

This three-day trainer certification course prepares agency trainers to facilitate our nationally recognized child and youth care professional certification training course. RCYCP uses experiential and adult learning methods to build the core knowledge and skills your workers need to be effective youth care professionals.


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Managing Aggressive Behavior Trainer Certification Course (MAB)

The five-day MAB trainer certification course prepares your staff trainer to provide crisis management training at your agency. The course utilizes hands-on, interactive activities to teach participants to apply our trauma informed, strengths-based approach to supporting individuals  before, during, and after a crisis.


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Youth Thrive™ Training of Trainers

The three-day train the trainer course prepares trainers to facilitate the Center for the Study of Social Policy’s Youth Thrive™: Protective and Promotive Factors for Healthy Development direct course. Through a series of discussions, experiential activities, teach-back opportunities, and self-reflection exercises participants explore: adolescent development, cognitive and social-emotional competence, the importance of social connections and concrete supports in times of need, as well as promoting youth resilience.


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How can we help?

We can customize training events for your agency, provide capacity-building consultation to address specific issues, or help you coordinate and plan your next conference or summit.

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