8 Tuesdays 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Apr 7- Jun 2 (skips Apr 21)
This eight-session, 32-hour training is based on the nationally recognized Advancing Youth Development curriculum. This training provides youth workers with grounding in the youth development approach. They are introduced to an appropriate common language for discussing youth development, and provided with information about locally identified core competencies, adolescent development, cultural competence, cultural sensitivity, positive youth outcomes, youth stereotyping, healthy relationships and boundaries, youth workers as community resources, and other critical issues.