49th Annual Youth Development Conference

 Registration is closed for this event
October 7th, 2019 8:30 AM through October 8th, 2019 2:30 PM
The Desmond Hotel & Conference Center
660 Albany Shaker Rd.
Albany, NY 12211
Event Fee:
Registration Package:
RP1 - Full Conference (10/7 & 10/8) $ 175.00
RP2 - Monday 10/7 Only $ 125.00
RP3 - Tuesday 10/8 Only $ 125.00
RM1 - Member Full Conference (10/7 & 10/8) $ 125.00
RM2 - Member Monday 10/7 Only $ 75.00
RM3 - Member Tuesday 10/8 Only $ 75.00
Meal Package:
MP1 - Monday Commuter Lunch $ 35.00
MP3 - Staying at the Desmond $ 0.00
Early Bird Workshop
Mon. 9:30-10:45 AM
Session 1: Coaching a Growth Mindset
Session 2: Hidden in Plain Sight: Current Drug Trends
Session 3: How Circles and Restorative Practices provide a voice for everyone
Session 4: Hi-5 Friends: Building a Culture and Climate of Positive Relationships & Stronger Connections
Session 5: Responding to an Opioid Overdose: Naloxone Rescue Training
Workshop Session A
Mon. 2:00 -3:15 PM
A1: Effective Youth Engagement Strategies in Career Readiness Workshop
A2: "We Are Family": How to Effectively Integrate Parent Participation into the After-School Model
A3: Support for LGBTQ+ Youth in Adoptive, Foster and Kinship Families
A4: Stigs, Wax and Diacetyl: What every youth advocate needs to know about vaping
A5: TOP QUALITY Targeting Optimal Program Quality Using Assessment Leadership Infusion, Teams and Youth
A6: Long Island Youth Court Coalition presents: Empowering Youth through Restorative Justice
A7: Runaways, Homeless Youth and Commercial Sexual Exploitation
A8: The Benefits of Children’s Behavioral health and Afterschool Partnerships: Understanding the new Children’s Services
A9: Responding to an Opioid Overdose: Naloxone Rescue Training
Workshop Session B
Mon. 3:30-4:45 PM
B1: The Future of Youth Justice in NY State
B2: Collaborative Leadership: Creative Methods to Promote Self-Empowerment with Youth
B3: Engaging Disengaged Youth: NYSED Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework
B4: Maturation of the Adolescent: Untouchables
B5: Mentoring Magic
B6: Fostering School Success in Afterschool
B7: Safety Planning with Green Chimneys RHY
B8: Terra Firma: A Community Based Enrichment Program for Immigrant Youth
B9: Responding to an Opioid Overdose: Naloxone Rescue Training
Workshop Session C
Tue. 10:15-11:30 AM
C1: Youth Financial Literacy Education: a Path Towards Independence
C2: Sustaining and Growing Your Agency through Grants Writing and Management
C3: Get Out of Your Head! Using Mind-Body Practices to Reduce Stress & Raise Resonance
C4: Creating a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
C5: steAm Sensations; Integrating ART in all Things Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
C6: Partnering for Youth Justice Reform
C7: Integrating Family, Community and School in an After School Setting
C8: Creating Brave Spaces
Workshop Session D
Tue. 11:45 AM-1:00 PM
D1: Accomplishing big things with volunteers
D2: MINDfulness & Self-Care: Fostering Resilience with Your Youth
D3: Youth Leadership for Community Transformation
D4: The Haven at Skanda: Where Rescued Animals teach Empathy to Kids
D5: Substance Abuse and Suicide and its effect on our youth
D6: Multiple Points of Entry-Addressing Child Sex Trafficking with a Multi-Disciplinary Team
D7: Incorporating Authentic Youth Collaboration to Create Change

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