Wed, March 29, 2023
9:00 am - 10:30 am

VIRTUAL: Guidelines and Rules Basics

How do you prevent chaos in an afterschool environment without stifling the positive energy of youth? Youth need guidelines and rules to feel safe emotionally and physically.  You will leave this training with a list of clear, positive guidelines and rules for youth activities and your program overall.  

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

Training Objectives:

Participants will: 

  1. Describe how providing clear limits in their program provides emotional and physical safety for youth.
  2. Create a list of rules with clear positive guidelines that meet the needs of youth.

Core Competencies Addressed

Core Knowledge Area – Interaction with Children/Youth:

5.A: Promote Meaningful Engagement, Leadership and Guidance of the Children/Youth –Entry Level, Level 1.

A1 Use positive behavior guidance and addresses problem behaviors.

A3- Recognize when children and youth are meaningfully engaged in an activity.

Primary QIS Scales Addressed 

I-E- Creating Safe Spaces 

(4) Staff group management style is characterized by proactive or positive approaches.

(5) Staff consistently hold young people and themselves accountable to an agreed-upon set of guidelines, behavior expectations, or consequences.