August 25, 2017; 9am – 1pm (Continental breakfast at 8:30)
The Active-Participatory Approach: Youth Programs can be optimized for youth needs, motivations, and engagement. The Active-Participatory Approach to youth work was designed to address these goals. This youth-centered approach is the foundation for the Youth Work Methods Series.
Building Community: Do you know what it takes to build an emotionally and physically safe space for youth? Building an emotionally safe community of peers and adults is essential for youth to learn and develop as individuals. This interactive workshop will introduce participants to a variety of activities designed to support the community building process.