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YDTS U1: Youth Development Approach is a Course

YDTS U1: Youth Development Approach

Time limit: 60 days
6.0 credits

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Welcome to theĀ  YD Professional Training Series U1: Youth Development Approach!

Learn the basics of positive youth development and the importance of taking a youth-friendly approach in your youth programs and services.

This is part 1 in a 5-level training series aimed at preparing organizations to implement youth-adult partnerships to better connect youth to caring adults and their communities.

In this unit you will learn:
1. What positive youth development is and how it is different from prevention.
2. What theoretical frameworks can be used to guide adolescent development.
3. Key development milestones for youth and why it is important to take them into consideration when planning programs and services.
4. The role of adults in facilitating positive youth development.

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