Tue, May 16, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

VIRTUAL: Routines and Schedules Basics

How do you provide structure in your program to meet the developmental needs of youth? Youth need consistent routines and schedules for program activities that meet their interest, development, and skill levels.  By the end of this interactive training, you will create program routines and a schedule that support higher levels of youth engagement.  


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 structure meets the developmental needs of youth.
  2. Create a program schedule and routine for an individual activity that addresses multiple needs of youth.


Core Competencies Addressed 

Core Knowledge Area – Program Planning and Development: Entry Level, Level 1

3.A. -Communicate and support program mission and purpose

A2 – Follow daily activity schedule/plans


Core Knowledge Area - Learning Environment and Curriculum: Entry Level, Level 1

4.A. – Design and Implement a Curriculum to Support Physical Development

A2 – Assist with a variety of physical activities that meet the interest, development, and skill levels

4.B. – Design and Implement a Curriculum to Enhance Cognitive Development

B2 – Offer children and youth cognitive learning opportunities to experience and explore.


Primary QIS Scales Addressed 

II-F- Session Flow – Session flow is planned, presented, and paced for youth.

IV-Q- Planning – Youth have opportunities to make plans

(1) Staff creates an opportunity for all youth (individual or group) to make plans (e.g., youth plan how to spend their time, how to do something, or who to do it with).