Breakout Training Institute

The Breakout Training Institute (BTI), the training department of California Youth Outreach (CYO), promotes awareness and provides training to build the capacity of individuals, families, and communities to prevent the participation of youth in gangs and help acquire the knowledge and skills needed to assist those that are looking to leave the gang lifestyle.

Breakout Training Institute (BTI) and Consultation Services consist of:

• Awareness Presentations • Staff Development Training • Competency Development

Cost Effective

Staff Development Training is a cost-effective alternative for cities to build capacity among a collaborative in an effort to establish a broader pool of qualified individuals to provide gang intervention services in their communities.  Material is delivered in a group setting which makes this more affordable to individual training.

Who Do We Train?

• Community-Based Organizations
• Youth Service Providers
• Juvenile Justice/Law Enforcement Personnel
• School Administrators, Teachers and Other 
• Mental Health Professionals
• Social Workers
• Family Therapists
• Parents
• Merchants
• Community Members
• Churches
• Volunteers
• Mentors
• Group Home Staff
• Recreation Workers
• Outreach Workers
• Anyone That Works with Gang-Impacted Youth
Speaker, Gang Intervention in Fresno, CA
***A certificate of completion is awarded to all those that complete training requirements.
Please email us at or call our Fresno Office for a list of available presentations and trainings.