CDEV 79 Youth Program Development (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Explore various aspects of programming for youth including curriculum planning, observation, evaluation and assessing developmental needs. Youth settings and programs will be examined with an emphasis on the cultivation of an “assets-based” model of youth development and leadership principles. This course fulfills the requirement for the Community Youth Certificate.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Describe the components of youth development principles including an assets based model.
- Outcome 2: Design. implement and evaluate the effectiveness of individual and group activities and teaching strategies appropriate for a youth-serving program.
- Outcome 3: Develop a strength-based framework that includes youth input, leadership opportunities and self-managing and monitoring opportunities.
- Outcome 4: Conduct a detailed observation of a youth-serving program and plan individualized activities including required components
- Outcome 5: Compare and contrast a variety of effective approaches, strategies and techniques supporting positive relationships with school-age children and/or youth, staff and families.
- Outcome 6: Examine the leadership roles in youth-serving organizations and the role of adults, both administrators and youth workers.
- Outcome 7: Describe the requirements of fostering internal cultures of mutual respect, creativity, open communication and trust in youth-serving agencies.