Instructors

Cindy Carraway-Wilson, MA, CYC-P

Cindy is Director of Training at Youth Catalytics and has extensive experience in the human services field as a youth worker, mental health therapist, clinical program director and trainer/facilitator. Currently, she leads a variety of trainings on topics such as Positive Youth Development, LGBTQ topics, outcomes measurement, supervision, stress management and self-care, professional and organizational development, and strategic planning. 
She is a member of the training cadre for the Innovation Center for Community and Youth Development and a certified trainer from the Academy for Educational Development.  Cindy is a senior instructor for the Academy for Competent Youth Work.  She is also a certified Pilates instructor and understands the value of applying a mind-body approach to professional development, health and wellness.
Cindy lives in Maine with her partner and two Siberian huskies


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Jeananne Reich, BA, CYC-P

Jeananne is a CYC Practitioner at the Professional Level and has a passion for professional development. With over 20 years in the field, her background includes work in residential facilities, substance abuse centers, and various after school settings. She has direct service and administrative experience. She is an instructor for the American Heart Association, Safe Sitter, and the Academy for Competent Youth Work.
Now, as the Indiana CYC Director, Jeananne applies her skills by overseeing the credential process in Indiana. She is a graduate of Hope College in Holland, MI where she obtained a B.A. in Psychology/Sociology.

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Jeananne Reich, BA, CYC-P

Jeananne is a CYC Practitioner at the Professional Level and has a passion for professional development. With over 20 years in the field, her background includes work in residential facilities, substance abuse centers, and various after school settings. She has direct service and administrative experience. She is an instructor for the American Heart Association, Safe Sitter, and the Academy for Competent Youth Work.
Now, as the Indiana CYC Director, Jeananne applies her skills by overseeing the credential process in Indiana. She is a graduate of Hope College in Holland, MI where she obtained a B.A. in Psychology/Sociology.

Cosponsored by

Indiana Youth Services Association

IYSA operates several programs that support youth, youth workers, and other non-profit agencies. IYSA membership is comprised of Youth Service Bureaus that deliver community based juvenile delinquency and family support programming. IYSA’s current 30 members serve approximately 70 Hoosier counties. YSBs serve youth and families and offer trauma informed programming that supports positive youth development and resilience. YSB programming is defined in Indiana state statue and includes four core roles:  juvenile delinquency prevention, information and referral services, community education, and advocacy for youth.

Created by

Academy for Competent Youth Work

At the Academy for Competent Youth Work, our heroes and heroines are those who dedicate their lives to working with children and youth and those who manage and oversee programming for young people. For almost 20 years, we have been involved in the transformation of Child and Youth Care Work and in guiding individuals and organizations to excellent practice. We want to help you and your staff succeed in providing excellence.
We support Child and Youth Care Workers in every area of practice including child welfare, education, out-of-school time, juvenile justice, disabilities, recreation, transitional living, and community-based youth-serving programs. Our courses focus on core youth development principles that are widely used in all practice settings across the field of youth services.