This certificate course is specifically designed for people who are interested in working with young people in a camp, afterschool, summer enrichment programs, or other community-based youth settings but who lack experience. This online course is an intensive 15 hour course built around ACA's thirteen core competencies that results in a certificate of completion and 15 continuing education credits (CECs).
This course assumes that you have little to no experience working with youth in an organized program. Once you complete this course and gain experience by working in organized youth programs, you may want to consider enrolling in the ACA Experienced Program Staff Certificate of Added Qualification.
In order to activate the course purchased for you and your staff, we’ll need you to provide us with some simple enrollment information for all intended learners. Note: You do not have to have details for all learners at time of purchase. You amend your list as necessary.Once we have your list of learners, we will send each individual learner an e-mail containing course instructions and log in information within 1-2 business days. If you intend to have access to the course be sure to include yourself on the list you submit.
After you have completed your purchase, ACA will send you an e-mail with further instructions regarding completion and submission your list of learners.