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Adolescent Services Training (AST) provides training activities to local districts, voluntary agencies, foster parents, and Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) staff to prepare the adolescents that are in their care for adulthood by teaching necessary life skills and the importance of developing permanent attachments to supportive adults, families, and community.

The AST also coordinates the efforts of Youth in Progress, the New York State Foster Care Youth Leadership Team and its regional components.

This material was developed by the Professional Development Program, Rockefeller College, University at Albany
under a training and administrative services agreement with the New York State Office of Children and Family Services
through the Research Foundation of the State University of New York . © 2016