CYC Certification

Child and Youth Care Worker Certification

 

CERTIFICATIONS & RENEWALS


OVERVIEW

The CYC certification is a national credential for child and youth care work practitioners. It is based on a three-tiered system beginning with Entry Level and includes Associate and Professional Levels.

CYC certification allows practitioners to demonstrate their development as professionals and participate in true career development. Over time, practitioners can combine in-service training, formal education and work experience to qualify for increasingly advanced positions. Or they can continue to work in the same setting with the ability to meet a wider range of youth needs.

Congratulations Indiana- there are currently 275 certified practitioners in our state! (See the list of Indiana agencies who employ certified youth workers.)

HOW TO BECOME CERTIFIED

Determine Certification Level
Explore the certification levels and determine which one best describes your experience, education and training. You can apply to whichever level is the best fit. It is not necessary to complete Entry Level before obtaining a higher level. You cannot be certified unless you meet all of the requirements for a specific level.

Complete Application To complete the certification process, practitioners in Indiana will first submit the application which includes:

GO TO THE INDIANA ONLINE APPLICATION

Schedule Testing Upon completion of testing, practitioners will be notified by mail of test results, usually within 2-3 weeks. View the upcoming exam dates and complete the Exam Registration Form.

VIEW UPCOMING EXAM DATES / TIMES

Have Questions?
Contact:
Jeananne Reich
Director of Indiana CYC Certification
jreich@indysb.org 
(317) 238-6955 x207

INFORMATIONAL WEBINARS

CYC info session (5/19)
Tue, May 19, 2020 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM (EDT)
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/320564389
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (224) 501-3412
Access Code: 320-564-389

CYC info session (5/21)
Thu, May 21, 2020 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM (EDT)
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/388919605
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3112
Access Code: 388-919-605

CYC info session (5/28)
Thu, May 28, 2020 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM (EDT)
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/944169677
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 944-169-677

RENEWING YOUR CERTIFICATE?

Complete the Certificate Renewal Form

EXAM DATES
 

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CYC Exam

IYSA/IAN office 445 N Pennsylvania Suite 945 (9th floor), Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis

You must be pre-registered to attend. Parking: Unfortunately there is no designated parking. There are many metered spots around the building and you will be able to replenish this if […]

CYC Exam

IYSA/IAN office 445 N Pennsylvania Suite 945 (9th floor), Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis

You must be pre-registered to attend. Parking: Unfortunately there is no designated parking. There are many metered spots around the building and you will be able to replenish this if […]

CYC Exam

IYSA/IAN office 445 N Pennsylvania Suite 945 (9th floor), Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis

You must be pre-registered to attend. Parking: Unfortunately there is no designated parking. There are many metered spots around the building and you will be able to replenish this if […]

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