Trish Cocoros is Co-Executive Director and Co-Founder of Youth Development Institute (YDI) located in Phoenix, Arizona. Trish, together her husband David Cocoros, founded YDI as a non-profit agency in October of 1996. In June of 1997, YDI opened a 14-bed residential treatment unit in leased space and has grown into a 132-bed residential treatment agency located on a 9-acre campus in central Phoenix. Trish began her work with youth in residential treatment in 1970 and considers working directly with youth as the best part of her job.
Co-Executive Director, Youth Development Institute