Free E-Learning Opportunities for Homeless Youth Staff

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Social service professionals who work with runaway and homeless youth and other at-risk young people can get free online trainings from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network's Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma.  Developed and originally offered by the Hollywood Homeless Youth Partnership, the self-paced learning modules can now be accessed by hovering over "Special Topics" on the banner at the top of Learning Center homepage. Then choose "Hollywood Homeless Youth Partnership" and log in (or create a new account).

Subjects offered include:

  • Adolescent Development
  • Adolescent Risk Behaviors – Self Injurious Behaviors and Suicide
  • Adolescent Risk Behaviors – Sexually-Related Risks
  • Adolescent Risk Behaviors – Substance Abuse
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth
  • HIV Testing and Homeless Youth
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Psychological First Aid for Youth Experiencing Homelessness
  • Resiliency
  • Runaway and Homeless Youth
  • Trauma and Runaway and Homeless Youth

Want even more training? NCFY has a free e-learning course on Positive Youth Development. Complete the training and receive a certificate at the end of the course. 

Monday-Friday
9-5 pm Eastern