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.  

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Community Youth Services (CYS) Management Meeting

Please join us for the first management meeting for CYS providers in FY23. As a reminder, this meeting is mandatory for each program with the purpose of increasing communication across…

IDHS Trauma Training: Youth and Mental Health Challenges

Youth who have experienced complex trauma often have difficulty identifying, expressing, and managing emotions. During this session we will discuss some of the primary traumas that youth are faced with…

IYIP Management Meeting

Please join us for today’s management meeting for IYIP providers. This meeting is mandatory for each program to increase communication across programs and with the state.  

Motivational Interviewing

This ICOY training provides an overview of motivational interviewing and its key elements for effective practice: D.E.A.R.S, O.A.R.S, Decisional Balance, and Eliciting Change Talk. The main focus of motivational interviewing…

IDHS Trauma Training: Impact of trauma

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Understanding the impact of trauma on the development of the brain and learning response strategies to build resilient youth and families. The trainers will cover adolescent development, childhood trauma, and…

IDHS Trauma Training: Vicarious Trauma

This training addresses trauma and its impact on those in caring professions. Participants will discuss the “caring traumas” and learn how to identify and address the signs and symptoms of…

ICOY Child Welfare Coalition Call

Join ICOY and other member organizations on a biweekly call to discuss key changes in the child welfare and youth-led arena. The goal is to create a child welfare system…

Homeless Youth 101

This webinar provides supervisory and front-line staff working in DHS-funded Homeless Youth programs with essential information to ensure effective practice and compliance with the program's regulations. Participants will learn how…

IDHS Trauma Training: Trauma Informed Supervision

Designed for anyone who operates in a leadership/management capacity, this training helps professionals learn how to effectively manage and relate to individuals they supervise. Participants will learn to provide trauma…

IDHS Trauma Training: Culture & Trauma

Trauma has context. That context oftentimes has cultural and historical roots. This training will explore the relationship between trauma and culture by looking specifically at populations who are at high…

Casey Life Skills

Please join us 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…

ICOY Trauma Talks for Clinicians

This session will provide an open space for clinicians within the social service field to process experiences connected to limitations to supporting clients. Throughout this session the participants will collectively…