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Extension is expanding its online education and resources to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions.


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Thursday, October 29, 2020 - Wednesday, November 25, 2020
12 - 12 p.m.
Event subject(s): Working with youth
Explore this case study which focuses on a young African American mother and her daughter from infancy through kindergarten, and the many influences on their lives.
This class examines the creation of inclusive youth programs. Participants will explore cultural identities and examine how they affect interactions with youth. Culturally responsive practice creates a sense of belonging and empowerment in young people.
This free, self-guided course gives practical resources for incorporating reflection and discussion of dilemmas in your work. It includes a bank of dilemma scenarios and related activities for use in your own practice.
Most staff who choose a career in youth development enter the field because they have a passion and interest in supporting youth. They don't usually begin by hoping to supervise adults, manage budgets or conduct evaluations. This training explores youth work management, leadership. It provides internal professional development strategies targeted to youth work practice.
This online class explores supervision and leadership issues in youth work organizations. Online activities include synchronized group time and self-paced learning.
This advanced workshop is designed for program leaders ready to develop a deeper understanding of how their program aligns with social and emotional skill building.
We can design programs to support social and emotional learning (SEL), but we can also be more intentional about how we respond in the moment to SEL skill-building opportunities.
This training builds an understanding of how to support social emotional learning (SEL).  Participants explore practices that introduce SEL opportunities into existing programs. They walk away with ways to support social emotional skill growth.

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