Youth Ministry Professional Standards and Formation
Standards and Formation, Pathways and Documenting, Formation Plans
Development and Formation
Course Listings - How to Offer?
Pathways to Professional Recognition in the Diocese of Dallas
National Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies
The Certificate in Youth Ministry Studies is a ministry training program for those in ministry with youth in both parish and school settings. It equips leaders with the practical tools and techniques needed for creative and comprehensive ministry with youth. Courses may be taken for Certificate credit or applied to graduate studies with the University of Dallas School of Ministry.
Internships and Apprenticeships
Formation for the Catechetical Leader
The Diocesan Department of Catechetical Services has ongoing formation opportunities for ministry professionals and volunteers. Check out their web pages for Newsletter, Calendar, Leadership Formation Program, Theology Courses and information on Faith Formation through the University of Dayton.
The certification procedures articulate a process whereby a person demonstrates compliance with the standards for professional competence. To receive the credential of certification is a professional acknowledgement that an individual has met the nationally recognized standards for competence in lay ecclesial ministry.
Additional Formation Opportunities
National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry (NCCYM)
NCCYM is the major connecting point for the profession of Catholic youth ministry in the