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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. With the everchanging conditions with COVID-19 it is difficult to schedule in-person training very far in advance. We will continue to utilize virtual training as a primary delivery method with limited in-person training when it can be offered safely. Please check our website regularly or join our mailing list for updates on our event schedules.

NRCYS Programs

The National Resource Center for Youth Services currently manages several programs in partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Human Services.

Each program offers a variety of services to support those tasked with enhancing the quality of life for Oklahoma's children, youth, and their families.

Learn more about NRCYS programs

Resource Family Training and Support>

RFT develops curricula and provides trainings, support groups, and ongoing assistance to DHS foster, kinship, and adoptive families.

Oklahoma Trauma Informed Care Project>

TICP supports agencies as they move toward a trauma responsive approach to care. TICP staff provide organizational support, staff training, program technical assistance, and the annual Professionalizing Youth Work in Oklahoma conference.

Oklahoma Successful Adulthood Program>

OKSA provides training, consultation, event coordination, and statewide support to child welfare staff, tribal staff, resource parents, and contractors supporting youth and young adults who are transitioning to adulthood.

Child Welfare Training>

CWT focuses on improving and enhancing Oklahoma’s child welfare workforce through curriculum development, training coordination, and training for child welfare professionals.

Developmental Disabilities Services/ETL Training>

DDS/ETL provides technical and logistical support for the Effective Teaching and Learning training program which helps Oklahoma provider agencies meet pre-service training requirements for their Habilitation Specialist employees.

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