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AFCOST Training 2018-19 has ended
Tuesday, April 23 • 9:30am - 12:30pm
Youth Development Middle Years - Baseline Training LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available


In this workshop, facilitated by Melina O’Grady, we will explore aspects of youth development that most impact our Out-of-School-Time field. We will discuss and develop an understanding of:  What are the developmental challenges for pre-adolescents? How can programs be sure they are supporting increased competency? How can programs determine if youth are struggling to meet developmental milestones, and what can programs do to increase youth competency and foster success?

Learning Goals:
  • Understand five aspects of the K-5 development continuum: physical, cognitive, moral, emotional, self-concept;
  • Reflect on the importance of relationships in shaping a child's growth; and
  • Practice mapping a child's developmental edges and designing growth-promoting experiences.

“Takebacks”
  • Ability to identify five aspects of K-5 development
  • Experience in identifying development edges and growth-promoting experiences
  • Next steps for deepening your youth development understanding and professional practice

Facilitators
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Melina O'Grady

Facilitator/Coach, Agenda for Children Out of School Time
Melina is an independent education consultant with roots as a counselor and teacher and a vision for creating and supporting dynamic learning environments in and outside of schools that fully engage both teacher and student. Her 20 years of experience spans residential facilities... Read More →


Tuesday April 23, 2019 9:30am - 12:30pm
344 Broadway Cambridge MA 2nd floor conference room

Attendees (8)