Professional Training Resources
Reclaiming Youth International Seminars - Part of the Reclaiming Youth Network, RYI provides several opportunities for both individuals and organizations to develop the skills and techniques necessary for reclaiming troubled children and youth. Phone: (800) 647-5244
Reclaiming Youth International Bookstore - Part of the Reclaiming Youth Network, this bookstore offers resources for reclaiming youth, training youth workers, and educating parents. You can find a wide variety of books, videos, and Circle of Courage merchandise in this online store. Phone: (888) 647-2532.
The PersonBrain™ Model - The PersonBrain™ Model is a NeuroRelational training program designed to empower helping adults with critical therapeutic skills needed to transform troubled children and youth. Using modern neuroscience and the best of positive, ecological and relational psychology, this innovative program teaches the essentials of how the brain, body, culture and relational ecology function together to impact one’s overall life experience. Phone: (888) 647-2532.
American Correctional Association - The American Correctional Association is a multi-disciplinary organization of professionals representing all facets of corrections & criminal justice, including federal, state, and military correctional facilities and prisons, county jails and detention centers, probation/parole agencies, and community corrections/halfway houses. Phone: (800) 222-5646
Boystown National Training Center – A national organization that provides training for parents and those working with at-risk youth. Phone: (800) 545-5771
Developmental Therapy/Teaching Institute - A therapeutic teaching approach fostering social - emotional competence and responsible behavior from early childhood through teens. The program is based out of the University of Georgia. Phone: (706) 369-5689
Discipline with Dignity - This program has worked successfully with difficult students, reducing violence, aggression and hostility, reaching at risk students, managing ADHD and rediscovering hope for hopeless students Phone: (800) 772-5227
Life Space Crisis Intervention Institute - The goal of this institute is to provide skills for special educators, counselors, psychologists, juvenile justice staff, child care workers and others who work with troubled and troubling children and youth to enable them to prevent and resolve crises, to build good relationships with challenging youth, and to help them learn to change repetitive patterns of self-defeating behavior. Phone: (800) 267-1507
Solution Tree – Solution Tree provides tested and proven resources to help those who work with youth create safe and caring schools, agencies, and communities where all children succeed. Founded in 1989, the company serves families, educators, communities, and all who work with youth. Phone: (800) 733-6786
National Gang Crime Research Center - The NGCRC exists as a non-profit independent agency with the mission to carry out large-scale research on gangs and gang members, to disseminate up-to-date valid and reliable information about gangs, and to provide training and consulting services about gangs. Phone: (773) 995-2494
National Resource Center for Youth Services - An organization aiming to enhance the quality of life of our nation's at-risk youth and their families by enhancing the quality of human services. Phone: (918) 660-3700
Phi Delta Kappa Center for Professional Development - An international association of professional educators. Our mission is to promote quality education, with particular emphasis on publicly supported education, as essential to the development and maintenance of a democratic way of life. Phone: (800) 766-1156
ROCKET, Inc. - ROCKET, Inc. serves professionals and adults who are interested in the care and education of children. Our mission is to advance the quality of life and education for children. The website outlines the many services ROCKET, Inc. provides to fulfill its mission and meet client needs. Phone: 301-980-2927
Starr Commonwealth Training and Resource Center - Starr Commonwealth is dedicated to the well-being of children and families through programs and people of integrity, excellence, compassion, and faith. They provide training and resources to accomplish this end. Phone: (800) 837-5591
The Bureau for At-Risk Youth - An educational publisher and distributor of programs, videos, publications and products for youth at-risk and their caregivers. The Bureau has quickly become the nation's leading supplier of innovative, high-quality, user-friendly resources that help children, teens, parents, educators and others cope with the many vital issues facing today's youth. Phone: (800) 99-YOUTH
Walker Trieschman Center - A division of the Child Welfare League of America, this organization seeks better ways to enhance the professional development of practitioners who care for, treat, and educate vulnerable children, youths, and their families. We will measure success by the number of individuals, organizations, and systems that have improved as a result of our efforts. Phone: (617) 769-4008
William Gladden Foundation - William Gladden Foundation develops materials for youth at risk, their families and the professionals that serve them. Since 1982, WGF has published more than 300 youth and family related materials sold to 20,000 schools, agencies and organizations and distributed to 5,000,000 readers. On October 12, 2004, WGF launched williamgladdenfoundation.org, an Internet website that provides free access to its library of youth and family information. Phone: (850) 668-8574
NeuroRelational Associates International, Inc. - Using neuroscience to connect with children and youth. In everyday moments there are opportunities for critical transformation.