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C.T.Y.M  offers Site Based and Community Programs

Site based programs are designed to support students within schools to improve academic performance, increase attendance in school, and reduce occurrences of misbehavior. Students engage in weekly sessions that include tutoring, essential life skills, and hands on experiential learning opportunities that are supported by Program Support Specialists who provide academic advice and serve as positive role models. Site-based programs can be offered in elementary, middle, and high schools.

CTYM community based programs are offered for teenage youth in the Tampa Bay area to have the opportunity to share their individual hopes and fears in a safe environment. Through structured activities, the youth learn from their Program Support Specialist, Mentors, their Peers, and Themselves. They are given the tools to build their intellectual, emotional, and relational capacity and construct an identity based on respect, accountability, and responsibility so they can embark on the path to manhood unfettered. The students engage in weekly experiences that result in enhanced relationships, increased school performance, strengthened family connections, and positive contributions to society.

Precious Pearls 

The Precious Pearls Program is delivered both as a Site Based and a Community Based Program. The Site Based program is delivered in the school setting for adolescent girls that speaks to the Potential, Ability and Resilience inside every Kid and was developed to promote the mental well-being in the lives of our community’s most vulnerable, at-risk youth. Precious Pearls is committed to prevention and intervention in effort to ensure that our community has a population of inherently happy, successful, and self-sufficient young people. This program uses two curriculum to deliver the knowledge and strategies to bring together school - aged girls in the Tampa Bay Area to create a strong sisterhood that empowers, motivates and uplifts them while teaching them to make a powerful impact in a global economy.

The Precious Pearls Program utilizes several curriculum to bring Chandelier Transformations Youth Mentoring's (C.T.Y.M) vision to life for the ultimate success of our youth propelling the forward as our next generation of Trailblazers, Innovations and Community Leaders . 

Our core curriculum has  4 main components: 10-13 lessons facilitated by a Program Support Specialist once a week. Lessons consist of class discussions, live demos, games, videos, group activities, skits, and teamwork. Class topics include Seeing your SPARK, Thought/Experience connection, Stress, Insecurity, Confidence, Power of Thought, Habits, Understanding Diversity, Healthy Relationships, Peer Pressure, Bullying and more.

This curriculum is delivered 1on1 or small groups. 


Overcoming adversity and building resistance to ongoing stress or prior trauma often make it difficult for youth to regulate their emotional responses when facing challenges in school and work, life and relationships. As participants learn the skills and strategies in Mind Matters, they can begin to take charge of themselves and their responses to what life throws at them. Participants learn to address their physical, relational, and mental health needs. In these 21 sessions youth learn proven ways to deal with stressful, perhaps adverse, life experiences using  innovative methods based on  current research and neuroscience.

Our risk reduction and prevention curriculum is derived from the T.E.A.M curriculum  approved by US Dept of Justice and Delinquency Prevention.  This curriculum is delivered in 25 Sessions weekly or biweekly at high risk/turn around schools. The curriculum features several empirically based interventions adapted for implementation in delivering context to middle-school students. The curriculum's philosophy is to target factors that have been found to put middle-school students at-risk for delinquent behaviors. The four risk factors with the most robust empirical support are truancy, lack of school engagement, association with deviant peers, and victimization. The curriculum intends to teach middle-school students skills and strategies for combating each of these four risk factors. The strategies are taught in the context of a group setting in which the participants receive instruction and opportunities for support by Program Facilitators as they practice using the skills being taught. The curriculum focuses on the development of the student's strengths and motivations. After an orientation session, eight sessions of the curriculum address development in school engagement, followed by eight sessions on peer relationships. Seven sessions address victimization, which features strategies for preventing bullying and violence among peers and self. 

Community Based Programs Offered at our location, facilitated onsite in group homes, foster homes or other organizations:



A youth mentoring curriculum based on Christian Values

16 Modules of Self Discovery,  Learning to Become an Overcomer to challenges and adversity and truly Letting Your Light Shine.

Who Are You?

I am who God says I am. 

I can do what God says I can do. 

I can become exactly what God says I can become. 

You are a miracle. And that’s exactly what this Bible study for teen girls is about—your true identity in Christ. Who you really are. The culture will try to define you, your past may try to label you, the enemy will seek to deceive you, but no one has the authority to give you your name—your identity—except your Father. And He says that your uniqueness is an expression of His creative genius and is designed to reflect His glory.

This is a bible study for teens developed by  Priscilla Shirer.  In this teen Bible study for girls for sixteen weeks and begin to understand what it means to be created in God’s image and recreated in Christ’s image as His masterpiece. Once you discover who God says you are and the spiritual inheritance that you have, you can start walking in your true identity as a daughter of the most high King. 


Flourish is a effective communication and healthy relationship program.  This program utilizes a series curriculum that progressively increases in knowledge and informations based off of  appropriate age and experience. A portion of this program's curriculum utilizes #1 New York Times bestselling book The 5 Love Languages® has sold over 10 million copies, helping countless relationships thrive. But does the five love languages work for teens, for their relationships with parents, siblings, friends, teachers, coaches, and significant others? Yes!

This highly practical book will help teens answer questions like:

  • What motivates and inspires me?

  • What does it mean to be a caring friend?

  • What communicates love to my family?

  • What is the best way to get along with the opposite sex?

Teens' relationships matter, and these simple ideas will help them thrive.

Love Notes 4.0 and Relationship Smarts Plus.  Love Notes is an evidence-based, comprehensive healthy relationship education program. Lessons/activities in the curriculum have a heavy focus on communication, decision-making, setting and respecting boundaries, planning and pacing relationships and sexual activity, and the impact of family formation on children.

The purpose is to teach youth how to build healthy peer and relationships, as well as how to reduce their risk for dating violence, unplanned pregnancy, and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV. Skills taught throughout this curriculum can be applied to many areas of life, resulting in healthier outcomes for youth. Love Notes is intended for youth and young adults ages 14-24.

This program has games, videos, write-ups, and activities to help share valuable information in a fun way. It also includes information about drugs, sexual assault, technology, and sexting. This program involves most of the issues that teenagers may face. It helps prepare the youth for difficult decisions and situations to help them become self-sufficient in problem-solving skills.

While most programs discuss either healthy relationships or sexual health, most do not discuss both in-depth. This program helps youth develop effective strategies to help them stay safe, build healthy relationships and defer sexual content until marriage and family planning.


Research shows youth who participated in the Love Notes program reported the following:

 • Prevention and Awareness of Sexual Assault/Sexual Harassment • Prevention to Involvement with Drugs and alcohol – and their impact on relationships • Avoidance of Cyberbullying • Avoidance of Violence • Delayed initiation of sexual intercourse • Reduced frequency of sexual activity. • Reduced incidence of pregnancy


A program dedicated to walk our young ladies through the steps necessary to qualify and apply for college as well as explore careers and higher learning institutions. The C.T.Y.M's Crowns College & Career Development Program is offered to Chandelier Transformations Youth Mentoring Inc.'s participants with a primary focus on high school students.  This curriculum helps students explore:

C  -  College & Career Exploration/Preparation
R  - Resource Development
O - Opportunities & Exposure
W- Workforce Readiness
N - Networking
S  - Scholarships

The purpose of C.T.Y.M's Crowns is to empower young ladies with knowledge and skills that will enable them to be successful with their post-high school education and careers. The program includes monthly workshops, guest speakers, career & educational field trips, career exploration opportunities and college preparation.




All Programs Are Centered Around

  • TRANSFORMATION of the mind by teaching our girls to embrace & identify their individuality, learning self-love and self-care. 

  • ILLUMINATION of spirituality through discovery of use of their unique voices, the development of confidence and life skills essential to building a powerful, healed, whole, healthy and unique young woman.

  • EMPOWERMENT to impact and create social change, political change, and cultural shifts within their families and communities. 

  • TRANSFORMATION, ILLUMINATION and EMPOWERMENT via education & articulation to become  brave, eloquent speaking trailblazers of the future gifted to understand their existence is for the purpose of making the world a better place.


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