Youth development and leadership programming has been recognized as a vital element of a successful transition. This webinar—originally presented on Wednesday, January 16, 2018—discusses the value of youth-led and -driven programming, near peer mentoring, the role of an adult ally, and its successful implementation at parent training and information centers. After viewing this presentation, audiences will be able to: (1) Understand the key elements of a successful leadership program (2) Identify ways to be a supportive adult ally in the development and work of a youth leadership program (3) Recognize ways that a youth leadership program can be implemented in various settings including Parent Training and Information Centers.


Liz Healey, founding Executive Director of the Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center.

Michael Stoehr, Knowledge Development and Technical Assistance Specialist with the National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT)


View video of original webinar below: