Upcoming Events

ICOY hosts training, policy forums, special events and other meetings for our membership, direct service providers contracted through the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) and service administrators. See a calendar of all our upcoming events and training.  

Homeless Youth Management Meeting

Please join us for the third management meeting for Homeless Youth providers in FY21. As a reminder, this meeting is mandatory for each program with the purpose of increasing communication across programs and with the state. DHS asks that each agency send one or two staff members from middle management (ideally staff who work with…

Recurring

Trauma Learning Communities for CCBYS and Homeless Youth

New this fiscal year, ICOY has developed a two-part learning community series to help providers implement trauma-informed change within their organizations. The learning community series will take place remotely, in order to adhere to current COVID-19 physical distancing measures. At this time, the learning community series is tentatively scheduled to take place in June, July,…

Free

ICOY’s Annual Member Meeting

Please join us on Wednesday, June 23 for ICOY’s Annual Member Meeting, where we’ll elect new and returning board members, and host a panel discussion on creating a system of child and family wellbeing in Illinois. The panel will be facilitated by ICOY’s CEO Andrea Durbin, and will include a wide range of professionals from…

Free

Legal Training for Practitioners Working with Youth in Crisis Webinar

Please join ICOY's CCBYS Legal Training on Thursday, June 24 to review best practices for working with youth and families in the context of an agency's legal responsibilities. We will address decision-making authority and the various players, juvenile justice laws, and intersecting legal proceedings, crisis situations and responses, rights of minors without parental consent, and…

Free
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CCBYS 101

Join us for this two day webinar on June 28 & June 29 to learn what you need to know in order to effectively provide Comprehensive Community-Based Youth Services (CCBYS) and comply with program regulations. This training is perfect for crisis workers and new supervisors. Through lectures, case studies, group exercises and role play, participants…

Free
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CCBYS 101

Join us for this two day webinar on June 28 & June 29 to learn what you need to know in order to effectively provide Comprehensive Community-Based Youth Services (CCBYS) and comply with program regulations. This training is perfect for crisis workers and new supervisors. Through lectures, case studies, group exercises and role play, participants…

Free
Recurring

Trauma Learning Communities for IJJC and Redeploy

New this fiscal year, ICOY has developed a two-part learning community series to help providers implement trauma-informed change within their organizations. The learning community series will take place remotely, in order to adhere to current COVID-19 physical distancing measures. At this time, the learning community series is tentatively scheduled to take place in June, July,…

Free
Recurring

Homeless Youth 101

This two-day webinar provides supervisory and front-line staff working in DHS funded Homeless Youth programs with essential information they need to ensure effective practice and compliance with the program’s regulations. Participants will learn how to best engage homeless youth and create the environments and programs that most effectively meet their needs. During this training we…

Free
Recurring

Homeless Youth 101

This two-day webinar provides supervisory and front-line staff working in DHS funded Homeless Youth programs with essential information they need to ensure effective practice and compliance with the program’s regulations. Participants will learn how to best engage homeless youth and create the environments and programs that most effectively meet their needs. During this training we…

Free
Recurring

Trauma Learning Communities for IJJC and Redeploy

New this fiscal year, ICOY has developed a two-part learning community series to help providers implement trauma-informed change within their organizations. The learning community series will take place remotely, in order to adhere to current COVID-19 physical distancing measures. At this time, the learning community series is tentatively scheduled to take place in June, July,…

Free

Retirement Party for Deb McCarrel

1901 W. Carrol St. Chicago, IL 1901 W Carroll St, Chicago, IL

Join us on July 21, to celebrate the retirement of ICOY's Director of Public Policy & Government Affairs, Deb McCarrel! There will be a brief program of speakers to honor Deb's career at ICOY and beyond, followed by drinks and appetizers. The event will be hosted by ICOY member organization Kaleidoscope, Inc. at their facility…

Free

Casey Life Skills Webinar

Please join us on Thursday, July 22, for this Casey Life skills training, developed by Casey Family Programs, which teaches youth providers how to use life skills assessments with youth in homeless youth and transitioning youth programs. Casey assessments also have applications in a variety of other youth service programs including basic centers, street outreach programs,…

Free