Tue, August 29, 2023
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Youth Planning Basics-VIRTUAL

When youth plan, they practice the critical life skills of thinking through an activity or project and setting goals and intentions.  This training introduces afterschool staff to strategies that provide youth with structured planning opportunities for everyday activities in your program. In this hands-on training, you will practice tangible lessons that you can put into practice with youth right away.

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

Training Objectives:

Participants will:

  1. List 4 ways adults can support youth in planning for activities.
  2. Practice planning activities to use with youth that will engage them in setting goals and writing down a plan.

Core Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Addressed (CKSCs): 

Learning Environments and Curriculum 

Physical, Social/Emotional, and Cognitive Development 

Apply – I. Uses contextualized teaching strategies to provide children and youth multiple entry points to an activity based on their current knowledge and abilities.

Relationships and Interactions with Children and Youth

Enhancing Group Experiences

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

Primary QIS Scales Addressed:

  1. Engaging Environment

IV-Q Planning