Why you don’t want to miss this event:
This series is designed for individuals who have a passion for serving young people and want to invest in their own development as a child and youth care professional. You’ll extend your understanding and skills in the areas of professional identity, ethical practice, relationship-based approach, behavior guidance, character strengths, and developmental assets.
In addition to class instruction and group activities, you’ll receive hands-on support and guidance for achieving professional level certification as offered by the Child and Youth Care Certification Board. You’ll create a personal portfolio based on class learning, reflection, journaling, and research.
What you’ll gain from this course:
- Personal satisfaction of integrating personal experience and prior learning into a plan for achieving certification as a child and youth care professional
- Renewal of a positive and strength-based vision to integrate in work with young people
- Increased effectiveness through greater connection and engagement in the field of child and youth care
Who should be there?
Participants from a variety of settings will benefit from this training including: after school programs, child welfare, community based and residential mental health, faith-based programs, foster care, group homes, juvenile justice/probation, and recreation.
Dates and times
Part 1: Professional Development
Thursday, September 20, 2012 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Friday, September 21, 2012 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Part 2: Relationship and Behavior
Thursday, October 4, 2012 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Friday, October 5, 2012 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Part 3: Strengths and Assets
Thursday, October 18, 2012 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Friday, October 19, 2012 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
About the facilitator
James Freeman, MA, CYC-P, has been involved in the field of child and youth work for over twenty years. He is the training director at Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families and president of the Child and Youth Care Certification Board. He holds a master's degree in organizational leadership from Biola University and makes his home with his wife and three children in southern California.
Please note: This course requires a minimum of 8 participants
This course is approved for continuing education credits for RN's, MFT's, LCSW's, CAADE, LEP's, LPCC's, CYC-P and GHA (Pending)
Provider approved by the California board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15108, for 24 hours.
This course meets the qualifications for 24 hours of continuing education credit for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs), Licensed Education Psychologists (LEPs), and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCCs) as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families; Provider 2522).
Provider approved by the California Association for Alcohol and Drug Educators, Provider *: CP10 914 C 1113 for 24 contact hours.
This course is pending approved by the California Department of Social Services for 24 hours of continuing education for administrator recertification. Course Number(s):
This course meets the qualification for 24 hours of continuing education credit for Child and Youth Care Professionals (CYC-P) as required by the Child and Youth CareCertification Board. Content Domain:
Professional Practice, content domain: Professionalism
Relationship, content domain: Relationship and Communication
Behavior Guidance, content domain: Developmental Practice Methods
Strengths and Assets content domain: Applied Human Development
If you require assistance due to disability or other special needs, please let us know in advance so that reasonable accommodations may be made.
Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families
Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families is one of the largest providers of mental health services for children and families on California’s central coast. We serve over 430 families daily, many of whom have faced abuse and neglect, severe emotional disturbances, mental health challenges, multiple out-of-home placements, and a variety of other challenges.
Our campus and community services include: Emergency Shelter, Residential Treatment, Non-Public School, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Health Services Clinic, Therapeutic Behavioral Services/Intensive Behavioral Services, Wraparound, and Emergency Crisis Response.
Visit www.casapacifica.org for more information.