Reclaiming Youth International (RYI) is dedicated to helping adults better serve children and youth who are in emotional pain from conflict in the family, school, community, or with self. The Circle of Courage® provides the philosophical foundation for the work of RYI. It suggests that children and youth do well when their needs of belonging, mastery, independence and generosity are met.
Reclaiming Youth equips adults to work with today's youth through annual seminars, educational trainings and consultation, and our professional bookstore.
RYI offers strength-based professional development through annual seminars. The annual seminars, held in the Spring, Summer and Autumn, network persons searching for positive solutions for children in emotional, behavioral, and spiritual crises. An international faculty presents leading-edge strategies for prevention, treatment and education.
The RYI trainings provide knowledge and skill development for teachers, counselors, youth workers, juvenile justice personnel, faith-based providers, alternative school & residential program personnel. Many of the trainings are offered in conjunction with the annual seminars. The educational trainings include: Response Ability Pathways (RAP), Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI), Developmental Audit®, Deep Brain Learning® and the Circle of Courage®. The trainings can also be customized and delivered on-site by respected, competent professionals who know how to blend theory and practice.
RYI provides a professional library that offers adults information on children and youth in conflict. Orders can be placed online at www.reclaimingbooks.com, by phone at 605-647-2532 or fax (for purchase orders) at 605-647-5212.