Key Leader Orientation

Length of Training
3-4 hours (depends on length of data overview)

Topics Covered

  • What is CTC?
  • History of CTC in Pennsylvania
  • CTC Evaluation Results
  • Brief Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS) Overview
    • With local data if possible; if not the state data will be used
  • CTC Model Overview
  • CTC Training Overview
  • Committing to the CTC Process

Required Materials

  • Training Power Point presentation
  • Building Protection: The Social Development Strategy
  • Risk Factors for Adolescent Problem Behavior Chart
  • Investing in Your Community's Youth: An Introduction to the CTC System
  • CTC "Big Picture" Overview
  • Optional: Tools for Community Leaders

Other Requirements

  • Location with ability to show Power Point
  • Training supplies:
    • Nametags and/or table tents
    • Sign-in sheets
    • Flip-chart
    • Easel
    • Markers
    • Post-it notes
  • Optional: Food - either snacks or meal depending on training time and length of training


At a minimum, Key Leaders should represent members of the following community sectors:

  • Civic Organizations
  • Education
  • Faith
  • Fraternal
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Law Enforcement
  • Media
  • Racially/Culturally/Ethnically Diverse Neighborhoods, Families, & Youth
  • Youth/Family serving organizations/social services

If the Key Leadership for the coalition will also actively serve on the Community Board, this training can be combined with the Community Board Orientation (CBO). However, it is recommended if the trainings are combined that a 45 min-1 hour follow-up discussion is held with those who are in key leadership roles to discuss how the process will integrate into their initiative and work plans.

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