Wed, August 23, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

How to Give Youth a Voice in Your Program – VIRTUAL

Does your program reflect the input of the youth involved? Research shows that quality programs incorporate youth input at both activity and program levels. This interactive training will emphasize the importance of offering meaningful participation for youth. You will walk away with practical strategies and materials so youth can provide input and feedback to improve engagement in your program.

Upon successful completion of this training, the participant will earn 1.5 clock hours (.2 CEUs) of training. 

Training Objectives: 

Participants will:

  1. Identify and address adultism within the program.
  2. Describe ways youth can provide input and feedback to adults.

Core Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies Addressed (CKSCs):


Relationships and Interactions with Children and Youth

Enhancing Group Experiences

Apply –  E. Gathers direct input from children and youth to improve group experiences.

Youth Engagement Voice and Choice

Identify – A. Understands that young people’s voices are valuable.

Apply – C.  Works with young people to create an environment that offers various opportunities for youth leadership and input.

Apply – E.  Develops the capacity for self-reflection, communication, empathy, and appreciation of the various cultures and diverse opinions of children and youth.


Primary QIS Scales Addressed: 

Engaging Environment

IV-R. Reflection