Center for RENEW Implementation

Center for RENEW Implementation
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Resilience, Empowerment, and Natural Supports for Education and Work (RENEW)

Creating Hope, Building Futures, Changing Lives
RENEW is a structured school-to-career transition planning and individualized wraparound process for youth with emotional and behavioral challenges. Developed in 1996 by staff at the Institute on Disability (IOD), RENEW is being provided by schools, community mental health centers, community-based providers, and IOD staff members to youth. The model focuses on supporting each youth to design and pursue a plan for the transition from school to adult life. RENEW has substantially increased the high school completion, employment, and post-secondary education participation rates among our most vulnerable youth.

To request a copy of our Menu of Services, please email Cat Jones.

Youth Voices

In this short video, youth explain how the RENEW process worked for them.

RENEW Learning Portal

Welcome to the new RENEW Learning Portal!

This online resource gives you access to RENEW training materials and tools, and can help guide you through the process of achieving optional RENEW Facilitator Certification, should you choose to do so.

As of July 1, 2021, the portal was fully migrated to the UNH Canvas online course management system. If you do not yet have access to the portal on Canvas, please reach out to your IOD RENEW Coach or to Cat Jones to invite and enroll you as an active Facilitator.

We are pleased that you continue to provide RENEW to youth!



Going Through the Process

Discover how Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) supports RENEW and the impact of RENEW as a Tier 3 intervention for students at risk of dropping out. Gain an understanding of the four phases of RENEW, the training required, and hear a high school team share their experience of installing and implementing RENEW.

Who Uses RENEW?

The colored states in the map below indicate the states in the U.S. that are currently implementing RENEW.

For an updated list of RENEW providers in New Hampshire, please contact us.

RENEW Implementation US Map

Events & Trainings

RENEW offers trainings & workshops throughout the year on the RENEW model and PBIS interventions. See upcoming trainings here >