YCPRT meetings are professional consultations held on an ongoing basis for youth aged 12 years and older who have been in PCSA custody for 12 months or longer, until the youth achieves rational and legal permanency. YCPRT meetings are designed for the youth to voice their permanency desires in a safe, structured, non-blaming environment.
Several key participants make each YCPRT possible.
Distinct to YCPRT, the youth is the head of the table. However, everybody at the PRT is essential to the program working. The success of the meeting requires that each roundtable role is filled to model fidelity.
During the initial PRT, we start with the following questions: