Reimagine Youth Development Training, Technical Assistance, and Support (RYD-TTAS) offers various positive youth development training opportunities to RPSA Youth Development Organizations and High-Risk Youth Intervention Organizations that provide out-of-school programming for youth residing in communities at increased risk of violence. Training opportunities are also available to the Reimagine Conveners and other RPSA Grantees.

The Prevention First RYD-TTAS Team works closely with IDHS and other RYD-TTAS partners to provide evidence-based, evidence-informed, or best practices approaches to out-of-school programming using a trauma-informed and racial equity lens. Additional training offerings will provide subject matter expertise to address case management, youth assessments, interviewing techniques, program management, positive youth development, strategies for risk reduction, academic support, and preparation for secondary education.

RYD professional development services will include: 

  • Classroom, virtual classroom, online, and webinar training.
  • One-on-one technical assistance and coaching services and web-based resources