Specialized Technical Assistance

Our staff has a combined 50+ years of experience with group facilitation, training, youth leadership development, service implementation, and program design.

Our approach is embedded in motivational interviewing and is closely aligned with professional coaching services.  By customizing our supports, we are able to meet youth-serving organizations and staff where they are to help them create and implement improvement goals and plans.  We are also able to utilize a variety of resources to tailor trainings to meet their specific development needs.

Our assessment and program improvement partners since 2010 include:
AdventureTime Family Services
Boys and Girls Club (Des Moines and Waterloo)
Cerro Gordo Public Health Department
Children and Family Urban Movement
Chrysalis Foundation Afterschool Programs (26 sites)
Des Moines Public Schools AmeriCorps Initiative
Des Moines Public Schools 21st Century Community Learning Centers
Everybody Wins!Iowa
Iowa Afterschool Alliance
Iowa Collaboration for Youth Development
I Have a Dream Foundation
Mid-Iowa Community Action
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland (3 locations)
Pottowattamie Youth Advisory Council
Trinity Health in Muscatine
Youth and Shelter Services (AMP locations)
Young Women’s Resource Center

CYC staff have provided policy support and coaching resources to Clinton, Jackson, Jones, Story, and Boone counties since 2011.

CYC staff have provided numerous youth leadership trainings to a variety of entities across the state of Iowa through conference workshops and customized trainings ranging from 1/2 days to 3 days in length.

If you are interested in a customized training for your youth or a youth-adult partnership training for your board and youth, please contact us.