9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Essentials of Youth Development Mid-Level Series Part 1 – Active Learning
Please ensure your availability allows you to commit to all of the following dates before registering for the training series:
- 9/24/21 – Friday– 9:00 am – 12:00pm – Essentials of Youth Development Mid-Level Series Part 1 – Active Learning
- 10/08/21 – Friday– 9:00 am – 12:00pm – Essentials of Youth Development Mid-Level Series Part 2 – Ask, Listen, Encourage
- 10/22/21 – Friday– 9:00 am – 12:00pm – Essentials of Youth Development Mid-Level Series Part 3 – Structure and Clear Limits
CEUs: Prime Time is authorized by IACET to offer 1.2 CEUs for the completion of this training series. Click here to learn more here.
In order to earn CEUs, participants must meet the following requirements: complete all assignments satisfactorily, attend all sessions of the training series, miss no more than 15 minutes of total training time, actively participate in the trainings with their video on and pass the post quiz with a score of 70% or higher.
Do you want to provide a supportive environment for youth through powerful learning opportunities, youth-centered relationships where youth feel heard and an environment with structure and clear limits?
In this training series, participants will learn the difference between active learning and “hands-on” learning and how to communicate with youth in a way that makes them feel supported and heard. This training also discusses how to prevent chaos in an afterschool environment without stifling the positive energy of youth. Strategies learned in this training will help you to analyze the level of structure in your program and practice identifying and maintaining clear limits.
a. Utilize active learning strategies during the training.
b. Build the six principles of active learning into program offerings
a. Explain the concept of positive, purposeful interaction with youth.
b. Name the characteristics of effective questions.
c. Define the concept of active listening.
d. Summarize the characteristics of effective positive responses to youth and their work.
Structure and Clear Limits
a. Describe how Structure and Clear Limits meet the developmental needs of youth.
b. Assess ways to improve their programs’ structure.
c. Establish limits for their programs.