One Day Overview

Child & Youth Care Certification Summit


Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM PDT
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Hotel deLuxe
729 SW 15th Avenue
Portland, OR 97205

Driving Directions


$10.00 first come, first serve self-parking at hotel parking structure on SW 15th and Yamhill 

$12.00 valet parking available


Jana Wong
Oregon Alliance of Children's Programs

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Who Should Attend?
Child Welfare providers such as: Executive Directors, Human Resource Directors,
program managers and supervisors, and direct care staff. 

 Important Information:
Registrants are responsible for printing their own materials, or bring an elextronic device to access materials. No materials will be available on-site.
 This training series is only offered to Oregon Child Welfare Providers.
Contact us for more information.

This summit is for any person, in any sector or kind of program, providing services to children and youth (except foster care).

This is information on certification of individuals in the entire field of services for children and youth (except foster care).

We welcome public and private child welfare staff to attend!


Child & Youth Care Certification Board, Inc. 
Promoting competent, caring, and compassionate Child & Youth Care professionals

Frank Eckles, BA, CYC-P | Cindy Carraway-Wilson, MA, CYC-P | Dr. Dale Curry, Ph.D., LSW, CYC-P

 One Day Overview
9:00 - 10:30       Opening Plenary
  • Big Picture issues: how certification fits into Oregon efforts; goal of certification effort; CYC Movement video; development of the certification program by NACP, CYCCB, and ACYCP - updates on changes made; research base; integration of other certification programs into the CYCCB umbrella; requirements for 3 certification levels; who is using certification, strategies other organizations have used to implement and support certification, integration into COA standards, benefits of certification
10:30 - 10:45     Networking Break

10:45 - 11:45      Certification Process 
  • Overview of certification process taking group to CYCCB website to view process, resources, forms). This answers process and resources questions. 
11:45 - 12:30      Lunch

12:30 - 1:30        Breakout #1
  • Participants are divided into 3 groups which rotate through the 3 breakout sessions
Room A             Application process 
  • Over view application form including: training documentation, supervisor assessment, colleague reference professional membership
Room B             Preparing for Testing 
  • Discuss test prep, complete sample test questions
Room C             Portfolio 
  • Review portfolio requirements, complete sample portfolio items
1:30 - 1:45          Networking Break

1:45 - 2:45         Breakout #2 

2:45 - 3:00        Networking Break 

3:00 - 4:00        Breakout #3 

4:00 - 4:15         Wrap up