Wed, September 20, 2023
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Provide Youth Leadership Opportunities-VIRTUAL

Are you nurturing leadership opportunities for all youth in your program? This interactive training will show you how youth can take active roles in managing their own time and can share leadership with adults in shaping the program.  You will gain strategies and ideas on how to increase roles and responsibilities for youth in your program by providing leadership opportunities for all youth.

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

Training Objectives: 

Participants will: 

Examine leadership opportunities for all youth in the program.  ​

Demonstrate how to increase challenges, roles, and responsibilities for youth.

Core Competencies Addressed: 

Core Knowledge Area- Child/Youth Growth and Development- Level 1  

1.C. Use Developmental Knowledge to Create Healthy, Respectful, Supportive and Challenging Environments

C2-Encourage and support appropriate independence in all children

Core Knowledge Area – Interaction with Children and Youth: Entry Level, Level 1

5.A. Promote Meaningful Engagement, Leadership and Guidance of the Children/Youth

A2 Offer opportunities for children/youth to set goals, make plans and reflection

5.C.- Promote positive expression, interaction and group experiences between adults and children/youth

C3: Offer group activities that support active engagement

Primary QIS Scales Addressed: 

II-H- Scaffolding Learning 

3 Staff encourage all young people to try out skills or attempt higher levels of performance.

III-M- Promoting Responsibility and Leadership  

1 Staff provide all young people with opportunities to be responsible for assigned tasks or activities (e.g., taking attendance, handing out snacks, leading an opening activity).

4 Staff provide more than one young person an opportunity to lead a group (e.g., teach others; lead a discussion, song, project, event, outing or other activity).