9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Inspired to Empower Teens
How can you empower teens? That’s the driving question behind this engaging foundational training that focuses on your powerful role as a middle school practitioner and addresses factors influencing teen feelings of empowerment. By considering the purpose and motive behind your work as a Youth Development Professional, you will be encouraged to embrace your role as a leader while learning how to set goals that can help you develop your potential to strengthen, inspire and empower the youth you work with each day.
Please note: Only afterschool practitioners working with middle school, high school, or fifth grade elementary youth should register for this training.
- describethe role of a Youth Development Professional
- identify the factors influencingteen feelings of empowerment
- determinehow to use SMART goals to improve empowerment potential
Core Competencies Addressed
Core Knowledge Area – Professional Development and Leadership
7.A1: Model a positive attitude toward working with youth-Entry Level and Level 1
7.B5: Set goals to improve professional skills and abilities-Entry Level and Level 1