Latest News


Annual Conference Announced

This year we have joined forces with the Maine Afterschool Network and the Collaborative for Perpetual Innovation to host our annual conference: the Maine Event: Fostering Equity and Justice for Youth.  The event will be held in Bangor, Maine on June 28 & 29. Don't forget to check out the Pre-conference Training Academy will be held on June 27. For details, go to www.pydi.net.


Bolster Collaborative Membership: New LOW Price!

Due to the strong interest in our resources, we have announced a new pricing structure for membership to Bolster Collaborative. For ONLY $14.95 you can now gain access to over 120 archived resources AND receive new content every month for a full year. These resources are only available to our valued members and your membership allows us to continue to produce high-quality products without corporate sponsorship.


FREE  Downloadable Poster Series Launched

We just launched a new monthly poster series! Each new poster will be featured on the Home Page of our website, announced on our Facebook page, and will be available for download in the Free Resources section of our site. Enjoy this new resource to support your ongoing youth development efforts . . . and let us know of ideas you have for future posters that you’d love to see us develop!


Online Course in Motivational Interviewing Now Available

Bolster Collaborative now offers the most comprehensive online training in Motivational Interviewing through our partnership with Build Motivation. This highly interactive, self-paced series allows staff to move through the content as their schedules permit and provides maximum opportunity for skill integration into daily practice. From an organization’s point of view, the online delivery represents a significant cost savings to traditional on-site training events, enhances opportunity for peer learning, and minimizes impact on valuable staff development time. For additional information, click here or call Donna at 800-294-4322800-294-4322.


Two Evidence-based Curricula Now Available!

EXCITING NEWS! Through our partnership with Hazelden Training, we now have four members of our team available to offer two evidence-based curricula: Safe Dates and Lifelines (Lifelines is a suicide prevention curriculum)! See details in our Product Description section. We are THRILLED to add these resources to our product line up!