Promoting improved services for troubled youth

since 1982

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Minnesota Youth Intervention Programs Association

BICA has partnered with YIPA on training events in Minnesota to serve youth service organizations and professionals.

Mission Statement
To ensure that early intervention youth programs are embraced and well equipped to provide high quality and cost effective early intervention youth services.

Goals
To be a voice for youth and support youth service organizations and professionals by:

  • Promoting quality, community based early intervention programs for youth.
  • Providing on-going training programs, professional development, networking, collaboration, and educational products.
  • Advocating for increased resources for early intervention programs.
  • Increasing the public's awareness and educating the community on youth issues.
  • Strengthening the role of early intervention and diversion to ensure the continuum of care for youth on a statewide basis.