XL Institute

Through our XL Institute, TNOYS provides cutting-edge training and support services for youth service professionals and organizations.

Services Offered:

  • Training Workshops
  • Technical Assistance
  • Coaching/Consultation
  • Meeting Facilitation
  • Program Evaluation
  • Research Services

Content Areas:

  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Adultism
  • Community Collaboration
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural competency
  • Ethical Decision-Making
  • Positive Youth Development
  • Program Development
  • Program Evaluation
  • Reducing the Use of Seclusion and Restraint
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
  • Staff Team Building
  • Strengths-Based Practice
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Working with Reluctant Clients

 Testimonials:

“TNOYS has consistently provided the best (not just acceptable, but the best) training available anywhere.” -William E. Buffum, PhD, LMSW, Family Service Center of Galveston County, Galveston

“Our staff has come to rely on TNOYS training and annual conference as the gold standard in our field.” -George Ford, Harris County Protective Services for Children and Adults, Houston

“TNOYS is our ‘lifeline’ for timely and up-to-date techniques ensuring access to the latest best practices, continuous quality improvement and programmatic integrity; strengthening services to kids.” -Keith Wallace, Central Texas Youth Services, Belton