How to Use YSM
We designed YSM to be intuitive to use. Instructions and 5-minute "Help" videos are posted throughout the site, and are also organized by user type below. Watch videos for "All YSM Users" if you need help getting started. Please also watch videos designed for your specific role, particularly if you are a YSM Supervisor or YSM Program Manager in a service provider organization. Thank you!
|All YSM Users|
|Schools and School Districts|
All YSM Users
General public as well as service providers, school/district staff, coalitions, and funders
|YSM Tour||Provides brief overview of YSM, how to use the system and how to find information about schools and service providers in the community.|
|Searching for Services||Demonstrates different search techniques and options.|
|Registering in YSM||Assists users in registering as a new organization or a new member.|
|Reports-Coming Soon!||Demonstrates how to effectively utilize existing reports and how to create new reports for individual needs.|
|Retrieve Your User Name & Password||Guides you through the process of retrieving your username and/or resetting your YSM password.|
Organizations that provide direct or capacity building services to children, youth or other service providers.
Printable instructions are also available in the Quick Reference Guide for YSM Supervisors
YSM Program Managers
Printable instructions also available in the Quick Reference Guide for YSM Program Managers
|YSM Program Manager-Your Role and How to Use the Management Grid||Describes the role of the YSM Program Manager and how to utilize the management grid to keep your program profiles up to date. |
|Description||An in-depth view on how to complete the Description section of your program profile.|
|Eligibility||An in-depth view on how to complete the Eligibility section of your program profile.|
|Services and Outcomes||An in-depth view on how to complete the Services and Outcomes section of your program profile.|
|Service Settings and Locations||An in-depth view on how to complete the Service Settings and Location section of your program profile. Capacity and participation numbers are also entered in this section.|
Schools and School Districts
YSM School District Supervisors & YSM School Campus Supervisors
Printable instructions also available in the Quick Reference Guide for YSM School District Supervisors & the Quick Reference Guide for YSM School Campus Supervisors-Coming soon!
|YSM School District Supervisor-Your Role and how to Create your District's Profile-Coming Soon! ||Describes the role of the District Supervisor, how to register your district, import a list of schools and how to complete the district profile. |
|Managing Members||Instructions on how to approve and reject membership requests in your District.|
Counselors and Educators
Printable instructions also available in the Quick Reference Guide for Counselors and Educators
Organizations that engage in collaborative efforts for community change.
YSM Supervisors of Coalition Organizations-Printable instructions also available in the
Quick Reference Guide for YSM Coalition Supervisors
Organizations that provide funding or sponsorship to other organizations.
YSM Supervisors of Funder/Sponsor Organizations
Printable instructions also available in the Quick Reference Guide for Funders
|Funder Profile and Features of Interest||Gives an overview of YSM features geared to funder interests, such as YSM reports and use of the outcome measures filter, and explains how to demonstrate relationships with your funded partners in YSM. |
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