RENEW Certification

RENEW Facilitator Certification (Voluntary)

Initial Certification Requirements:

  • Certificate of completion of the 3-day RENEW Facilitator Training.
  • Documentation that the RENEW process has been facilitated with three (3) or more youth (validated through maps and RENEW data tracker).
  • Documentation of six (6) hours of supervision and/or coaching.
  • Participate in a RENEW fidelity check by using the RENEW Integrity Tool and achieve a fidelity score of 80% or higher on the RENEW Integrity Tool.
  • Complete this Application for RENEW Facilitator Certification ($30).

Re-certification Annual Renewal Requirements:

  • Documentation that the RENEW Process has been facilitated with three (3) or more youth within the previous 12 months.
  • Documentation of six (6) hours of continuing education such as online RENEW booster trainings, RENEW Community of Practice, or co-mentoring in a group setting with other Certified RENEW Facilitators.
  • Participate in RENEW fidelity check by using the RENEW Integrity Tool and achieve a fidelity score of 80% or higher on the RENEW Integrity Tool assessed within the previous 12 months.
  • Complete this Application for RENEW Facilitator Re-certification ($30).

RENEW Coach Certification (Highly Recommended)

Requirements for Certified RENEW Coaches:

  • Meets the requirements of a RENEW Facilitator or has completed the 3-day RENEW Facilitator Training and has facilitated at least one (1) RENEW mapping session and one (1) RENEW Team meeting with at least two (2) youth.
  • Has capacity to coach others (time).
  • Has attended at least one (1) RENEW Coaches Training or equivalent (such as a PBIS Coaches Training).
  • Conducted an informational overview about RENEW with an agency or group.
  • Received at least six (6) hours of coaching within the previous 12 months from a Certified RENEW Coach or trainer.
  • Participated in and achieved a fidelity score of 80% or higher on the RENEW Coaches Fidelity Checklist. 
  • Participated in the RENEW Community of Practice calls at least twice in the previous 12 months.
  • Recommended for coaching certification by a Certified RENEW Coach or trainer.
  • Complete this Application for RENEW Coach Certification ($30).

Re-certification Annual Renewal Requirements:

  • Documentation of  six (6) hours of continuing education such as online RENEW booster trainings, RENEW Coaches Community of Practice, or co-mentoring in a group setting with other certified RENEW Facilitators.
  • Continued membership in the RENEW Community of Practice.
  • Participate in RENEW fidelity check by using the RENEW Integrity Tool and achieve a fidelity score of 80% or higher on the RENEW Integrity Tool assessed within the previous 12 months.
  • Complete this Application for RENEW Coach Re-certification ($30).

RENEW Trainer Certification (Required)

Requirements for Certified RENEW Trainers:

  • Meet requirements for a Certified RENEW Coach, unless written exception is granted through the UNH Institute on Disability.
  • Conduct RENEW overview with an agency or group while being observed by a Certified RENEW Trainer and observation measure shows a score of 80% in each domain.
  • Observe a RENEW Facilitator Training Institute delivered by a certified RENEW Trainer.
  • Co-train with a Certified RENEW Trainer for one complete RENEW Facilitator Training Institute.
  • Deliver a RENEW Facilitator Training Institute while being observed by a Certified RENEW Trainer.
  • Submit one (1) set of post-training satisfaction survey results from a RENEW Facilitator Training Institute to be reviewed by a Certified RENEW Trainer to determine overall satisfaction of the training participants.
  • Participation in the RENEW Coaches Community of Practice (CoP) at least two (2) times a year, leading at least one (1) RENEW CoP each year.
  • Submit a current signed UNH RENEW User Agreement specifying training agency and training region.
  • Complete this registration and submit a $150 fee.

Evidence required for certification:

  • Date and location of RENEW Overview presentation
  • Dates of RENEW Facilitator Training Institute observed
  • Completed Trainer RENEW Integrity Tool (TRIT) with a score of at least 80% in each domain
  • Dates of co-trained RENEW Facilitator Training Institute and name of Certified RENEW Trainer. Enroll all trainees in the RENEW Facilitators Learning Portal.
  • Dates of RENEW Facilitator Training Institute conducted. Enroll all trainees in the RENEW Facilitators Learning Portal.
  • One (1) complete set of evaluations from a RENEW Facilitator Training Institute
  • Dates of RENEW Coaches Community of Practice (CoP) Meetings attended and facilitated
  • Submit a current signed UNH RENEW User Agreement specifying training agency and training region

RENEW Trainer Re-Certification (Required every 36 months from previous certification):

  • Conduct RENEW overview with an agency or group within the previous 12 months.
  • In the past 18 months, conducted at least one (1) RENEW Facilitator Training Institute.
  • Receives coaching from UNH IOD RENEW Trainer or internal supervisor at least quarterly to support continued training.
  • Submit a current signed UNH RENEW User Agreement specifying training agency and training region.
  • Submit one (1) set of post-training satisfaction survey results from a RENEW Facilitator Training Institute to be reviewed by a Certified RENEW Trainer to determine overall satisfaction of the training participants.
  • Participation in the RENEW Coaches Community of Practice (CoP) at least two (2) times a year, leading at least one (1) RENEW CoP each year.
  • Complete this registration and submit a $150 fee.

Evidence Required for re-certification:

  • Date and location of RENEW Overview presentation
  • Dates and locations of RENEW Facilitator Training Institute(s) conducted. Enroll all trainees in the RENEW Facilitators Learning Portal.
  • One (1) complete set of evaluations from a RENEW Facilitator Training Institute
  • Evidence of supervision received (email or letter from supervisor)
  • Completed Trainer RENEW Integrity Tool (TRIT) with a score of at least 80% in each domain  
  • Dates of RENEW Coaches Community of Practice Meetings attended & facilitated
  • Submit a current signed UNH RENEW User Agreement specifying training agency and training region

To schedule a RENEW fidelity check using the RENEW Integrity Tool or to join the RENEW Community of Practice, please contact iod.renew@unh.edu.