This webinar provides an overview of the training and credentialing requirements for YPAs, a brief history of the YPA credential and a detailed walkthrough of the provisional application.
In Part Two of this two-part presentation, we will hear directly from a panel consisting of Youth Peer Advocates, young adults who have received YPA services, a family member, and program managers who will share with you their unique experiences engaging with and providing Youth Peer Support Services. We encourage you to bring all of your questions for this engaging panel.
In Part One of this two-part presentation, we will explore what research and data tell us about Youth Peer Advocates. Here we will review data collected from interviews with Youth Peer Advocates, Family Peer Advocates, and Care Managers involved with the NYS System of Care High Fidelity Wraparound Initiative. Additionally, we will explore data collected from interviews with families and youth enrolled in the program.
The Youth Peer Advocate Training and Credentialing is now live! This webinar will provide a detailed overview of the Youth Peer Advocate Training and Credentialing process and the supports people have along the way.
We will explore the topics covered in the Youth Peer Advocate Training, review the full process required to obtain a Youth Peer Advocate Credential, and answer any additional questions you may have.