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Upcoming training

Brown bag webinars

Provides research-based information on hot topics, trends, and innovative programmatic efforts on content relevant to youth practitioners over the lunch hour. Topics will be announced in November.

Youth Work Matters Online

This online class takes an in-depth exploration into the foundational research and theories of positive youth development.

Jan. 30 - Feb. 27, 2017

Leadership Matters Online

This online class takes an in-depth exploration into the key issues in supervision and leadership of youth work organizations.

Feb. 9 - March 9, 2017

Self studies

3-6 hours of individual online learning. Cost is $25. Contact us for more information.

Dilemmas in Youth Work Online:
A self-study

Explores research on the dilemmas of youth work. Participants examine, discuss, and respond to these situations, and develop youth-centered strategies for addressing dilemmas in their own work that better meet the developmental needs of youth.

Quality Matters Online: A self-study

Learn about the essential components of a high-quality youth program and how to create environments that are positive places for young people to develop. In this basics class, participants will learn about the current research that helps us define quality and begin understanding how to measure and improve it.

Youth Engagement Matters Online: A self-study

Explores a research framework, Rings of Engagement, which outlines four types of youth engagement and youth-adult partnerships.

Youth Work Matters Online: A self-study

Explores the foundational research and theories of positive youth development and applies course content to participants’ work with youth.

 

Cohort courses

Foundational cohort courses adapted to 15-24 hours of interactive, facilitated online learning. Cost is $100 for each course. Contact us for more information.

Dilemmas in Youth Work Online

Explores research on the dilemmas of youth work. Participants examine, discuss, and respond to these situations, and develop youth-centered strategies for addressing dilemmas in their own work that better meet the developmental needs of youth.

Leadership Matters Online

Explores the key issues in supervision and leadership of youth work organizations including leadership vs. management, strengths based leadership and core competencies for youth workers and youth work supervisors.

Youth Work Matters Online

Explores the foundational research and theories of positive youth development and applies course content to participants’ work with youth.

 

Webinar series

Free 90-minute interactive, facilitated online learning over the lunch hour. Contact us for more information.

Youth development brown bags

Live, interactive learning experiences on various youth development topics.

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