Tue, February 14, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

VIRTUAL: Giving Youth Choices

Are you providing young people with authentic, meaningful choices throughout your program? This interactive training will emphasize the importance of offering real choices and meaningful participation to youth. You will gain ready to implement tools that give youth open-ended choices about what activities are offered in your program and choice within those activities.  

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

Training Objectives: 

Participants will: 

  1. Identify the benefits of giving youth meaningful choices. ​
  2. Explore how to offer meaningful choice opportunities for youth participation​.

Core Competencies Addressed: 

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

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

C1: Support positive relationships between participants

C2: Interact with children and youth in positive ways and encourage participation

C3: Offer group activities that support active engagement

Primary QIS Scales Addressed: 

IV-P Supporting Youth Interest 

1 Staff provide opportunities for young people to make at least one open-ended choice within the framework of the activities

2 Staff provide all young people with multiple opportunities for choice among or within activities