FYI Initiative Webinar Series

This five-part webinar series provides guidance on starting and administering a Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) voucher program.

From understanding the population served, to developing partnerships, engaging youth, using data, and voucher administration, this series promotes necessary information and best practices for the FYI initiative.

Training Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand child welfare policies and funding relevant to FYI
  • Understand the unique needs of the FYI target population
  • Recognize best practices in developing and maintaining partnerships to administer the FYI program
  • Apply best practices to engage the FYI target population
  • Leverage data to develop and build successful FYI programs
  • Administer the voucher program effectively

Voucher Program Administration

January 25, 2022

 

This webinar discusses best practices for effective FYI voucher administration that best meets the needs of youth.

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Data Analytics

November 16, 2021

 

This webinar covers how to leverage data to determine resources and target needs for an FYI program.

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Youth Engagement

October 19, 2021

 

This webinar discusses best practices for engaging FYI-eligible youth in developing and implementing programming.

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Partnership Development and Maintenance

September 21, 2021

 

This webinar discusses best practices for developing and maintaining partnerships that promote a successful FYI program.

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Introduction to Child Welfare

August 17, 2021

 

This webinar provides an overview of the purpose of child welfare and discusses funding relevant to the FYI initiative

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