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Your trusted partner for developing highly trained and motivated teams of individuals who support our young people!
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You’ll feel a real sense of community here. As a YIPA member you have access to The Professional Youth Worker suite of learning opportunities and all YIPA services to build your highly trained and motivated team. Join today!
The art and science of youth work certificate course.
The Art & Science of Youth Work Certificate Course
Live online and on-demand trainings.
Live Online And On-Demand Training Webinars
The passionate youth worker podcast.
The Passionate Youth Worker Podcast
Blog.
The Quick Takes Youth Worker Blog
We are an inclusive community, made up of a diverse group of individuals and programs empowering young people. We learn from each other, encourage each other, and grow together. Join us! We think you’ll like us so much that you may even tell others about YIPA.
Associate Memberships
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$600 annually provides unlimited access to the Art & Science of Youth Work certificate course plus unlimited access to live online and on-demand webinar trainings for your entire organization, staff, volunteers, interns, and board members.
Full Access Associate Membership
$300 annually provides unlimited access to live online and on-demand webinar trainings and a 50% discounted price for The Art & Science of Youth Work certificate course for your entire organization staff, volunteers, interns, and board members.
Standard Access Associate Membership
Individual Memberships
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$174 annually provides unlimited access to the Art & Science of Youth Work certificate course plus unlimited access to live online and on-demand webinar trainings for you, if your organization is not yet a member of the association.
Full Access Individual Membership
$124 annually provides unlimited access to live online and on-demand webinar trainings and a 50% discounted price for The Art & Science of Youth Work certificate course for you, if your organization is not yet a member of the association.
Standard Access Individual Membership
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YIPA is a diverse and inclusive community. We don’t want finances to be a barrier to belonging.
If you are interested in joining but face financial barriers, please email [email protected] to discuss options.