Fri, March 08, 2024
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Promoting Responsibility and Leadership in Youth – IN-PERSON

In this workshop, we explore how and why to promote responsibility and provide leadership opportunities to youth. Responsibility emerges when youth have opportunities to take on increasingly difficult social obligations. In doing so, they become responsible for carrying out tasks, roles, and demands and they become responsible to others who are depending on them do follow through on those obligations.  In this training, you will learn how to apply techniques that encourage youth ownership, accountability, and decision-making over tasks.

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

Training Objectives

Participants will:

  1. Utilize skills to support youth in understanding how their interests, strengths and leadership style influence relationships and group dynamics.
  2. Apply techniques that encourage youth ownership, accountability, and decision-making over tasks.
  3. Model skills that build clarity of roles and responsibilities among youth.

Core Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies Addressed (CKSCs)

Relationships and Interactions with Children

Enhancing Group Experiences

Identify – A. Recognizes the impact of group dynamics on learning and development and that working with groups is different from working with individuals.

Apply – C.  Plans and guides group activities to teach children and youth cooperation and collaboration.

Youth Engagement, Voice, and Choice

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

Amplify – C. Supports others development and implementation of professional development plans.

Primary QIS Scales Addressed

III.  Interactive Environment

III. Fostering Teamwork

IIIM.  Promoting responsibility and leadership

III.  Engaging Environment

IVL. Supporting Young People’s Interest

Location Information

FAU – Pine Jog Environmental Education Center

6301 Summit Blvd

West Palm beach, FL 33415