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Youth Work Matters: The online course

Event information

Date

Add to Calendar 2021-02-08 00:00:00 2021-03-08 23:59:59 Youth Work Matters: The online course Youth Work Matters is for people who work with or on behalf of youth. Participants explore the foundations, research and theories of positive youth development as they take an in-depth look at three aspects of youth work:  The Field of Youth Development (Modules 1 and 2) How to Support Youth Needs (Modules 3 and 4) Your Role as a Youth Worker (Module 5) Online course content is available for participants to learn on their own time as well as with a cohort of other professionals. Learn more about Youth Work Matters: The online course. Schedule Week 1 - Monday, Feb. 8-14: Introduction Week 2 - Monday, Feb. 15-21: Modules 1 and 2 (webinar #1 on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.) Week 3 - Monday, Feb. 22-29: Modules 3 and 4 (webinar #2 on Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 10:30 a.m. - noon) Week 4 - Monday, March 1-8: Module 5 (webinar #3 on Wednesday, March 3 from 10:30 a.m. - noon) America/Chicago public

Location

Online course

Contact

Kari Robideau, Associate Extension Professor
robideau@umn.edu or 218-236-2013

Youth Work Matters is for people who work with or on behalf of youth. Participants explore the foundations, research and theories of positive youth development as they take an in-depth look at three aspects of youth work: 

  1. The Field of Youth Development (Modules 1 and 2)

  2. How to Support Youth Needs (Modules 3 and 4)

  3. Your Role as a Youth Worker (Module 5)

Online course content is available for participants to learn on their own time as well as with a cohort of other professionals.

Learn more about Youth Work Matters: The online course.

Schedule

Week 1 - Monday, Feb. 8-14: Introduction
Week 2 - Monday, Feb. 15-21: Modules 1 and 2 (webinar #1 on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.)
Week 3 - Monday, Feb. 22-29: Modules 3 and 4 (webinar #2 on Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 10:30 a.m. - noon)
Week 4 - Monday, March 1-8: Module 5 (webinar #3 on Wednesday, March 3 from 10:30 a.m. - noon)

Cost

$100

Registration

Register by Feb. 5. Four or more staff from one organization are eligible to register for a discounted rate. Contact us at  cyd@umn.edu  or 612-624-1999 for more information. This email address and voicemail are only checked once a day.

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