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Extension > Youth Development > Training and events

We are committed to expanding the knowledge and strengthening the practices of adults working with and on behalf of young people. Our educational programs for youth work professionals and volunteers provide the latest research on youth development and practical ways to apply it to your program.

online courses

Online learning

Self studies, cohort courses, webinars and podcasts.



Learning and networking that is relevant and responsive to local needs.

public symposia

Public symposia

Bridging research and practice around critical youth development issues.

sel toolkit

SEL toolkit

Supports youth program practitioners and leaders who are committed to supporting social and emotional learning.

Contact Dr. Kate Walker for more information about any of the listed training and events.
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