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National Resource Center for Youth Services

The University of Oklahoma National Resource Center for Youth Services considers the health and safety of our participants, community, and staff are of the utmost importance. We currently have events scheduled for in person training and continue to assess the safety of holding these events daily. Check back regularly and join our mailing list for updates on our event schedules.

Residential Child and Youth Care Professional Trainer Certification Course

This course is for professionals and agencies who want to provide direct care staff with a common knowledge base and philosophy for working with children and youth.

Direct caregivers have the most interactions with, and therefore the potential for greatest impact on, the children and youth in their care. Learn to train your direct care staff using this practical in-service training  based in five core principles for working with children and youth.

 

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A COMPETENCY-BASED CURRICULUM
COMPRISED OF FOUR MODULES:

  • Developing a Culture of Care
  • Understanding Child Development
  • Building Relationships
  • Teaching Discipline 

Course Information

This strengths-based curriculum includes a strong youth development philosophy and incorporates NRCYS' five core principles for working with children, youth, and their families.

The Residential Child and Youth Care Professional (RCYCP) Trainer Certification Course includes an overview of the RCYCP curriculum, examination of adult learning theory, and opportunities to practice facilitation of experiential activities.

Course Length: 3 Days
Price: $895
CEUs: 2.0 (20 Clock Hours)

RCYCP Trainer Competencies

  • Identify the Residential Child and Youth Care Professional Training philosophy, premises, and curriculum content
  • Understand the importance of strengths-based work with children and youth 
  • Demonstrate facilitating sections of the RCYCP training curriculum
  • Identify effective delivery methods of the Residential Child and Youth Care Professional course and how to implement the course to meet staff development goals

 

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Course at a Glance-3 DAYS | 8:30am-5:00pm | $895

No upcoming sessions are currently scheduled. Check back soon for more updates.
 

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