Positive Youth Development

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DPS Acoma Campus - Room 113

1617 South Acoma Street

Denver, CO 80223

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Join us for this DQUAC training!

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Facilitator: Lorin Wakefield, Youth Development Specialist, CDPHE

Description: Positive Youth Development, “PYD” is an approach that incorporates the development of skills, opportunities and authentic relationships into programs, practices and policies, so that young people reach their full potential. This training is open to youth serving professionals or anyone interested in youth wellbeing.

Takeaways:

  • Identify components of adolescent development
  • Define Positive Youth development and key principles
  • Explore how to start applying PYD principles to work settings

Session Style: Lecture; Round table discussion; Interactive workshop

Recommended for: Direct service/site staff; Managers or site leads; Organizational Leadership; New to youth development

DQUAC is dedicated to creating a safe and accessible space for everyone who participates in our trainings and events. We welcome persons of all abilities and will attempt to provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you need a specific accommodation for this event, please contact Melanie Kartzmer, at Melanie_kartzmer@dpsk12.org or 720-423-1803 as soon as possible so we can make arrangements.

DQUAC No-Show Policy:

We truly value our facilitators’ time, and we always want to make sure that we can give them an accurate count of registrations in advance of the training, as it impacts material preparation and facilitation styles.

We expect all registered participants to attend the training. If you are unable to attend, we ask that you cancel your registration through Eventbrite or notify us at least 24 hours in advance.

If you do not show up to three trainings that you registered for, the DQUAC Leadership Team reserves the right to revoke your privileges to attend DQUAC trainings and may reach out to the leadership of your organization if a pattern of no-shows occurs.

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