Positive Youth Development Strategies

Health - Physical - Mental and Emotion al Wellbeing

Facilitator: 

Shaima Al Abdulgadir

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Dates: 11 - 14 November 2019

*Dates are flexible, contact us for the next available dates.

 

Location: Dubai, UAE

 

Participation Fees: $2,200 USD

Background  Outcomes  Who Should Attend Fees

Background 

Positive Youth Development (PYD) is a theory based on years of research on the best ways to help young people grow into adulthood. This program is designed to help youth workers to understand the Positive Youth Development approaches, such as the individual strength approach that promote young people's social and emotional well-being.

In this program we discuss the outside influences that promote young people's social and emotional well-being. Also the program aims to examine approaches of working with young people to create a growth plan and to create positive places for young people. Creating a step by step action plan for integrating Positive Youth Development into youth organizations is also presented in this program.

Outcomes 

When you successfully complete this program, you should be able to:

  • Understand the Positive Youth Development approaches.
  • Identify the developmental needs of young people and adolescents.
  • Work effectively with young people to create a growth plan.
  • Make use of individual strength approach that promote young people's social and emotional well-being.
  • Create positive places for young people.
  • Create an action plan for integrating Positive Youth Development into your organization.

Who Should Attend

  • Department heads of youth focused institutions.
  • Young Leaders
  • Professionals responsible for youth program development, in government departments, corporates and NGOs.
  • Youth Workers.
  • Student Activities coordinators.
  • Professionals responsible for policy formulation and strategy development in youth focused organizations.
  • School and University teachers.

Fees

Course Fees is $2,200 USD includes:

  • Course Enrollment
  • Training Materials
  • Certificates
  • Coffee Breaks

*Fees Don't Cover Air Tickets and Accommodation.

Curriculum

Day 1

What is Positive Youth development?

The concept

Strength based approaches

Individual strengths that promote young people's social and emotional well-being

The 5 Cs

Outside influences that promote young people's social and emotional well-being 

 Families - Schools - Communities

Day 2

The Developmental Assets

The five Promises

 

Work with young person to create a growth plan

Youth immediate needs

Assisting young person to set goals

Active listening skills to determine youth's strengths and interests

Rewarding youth

Day 3

Putting Positive Youth Development into practice

Building individual strength in youth

Youth involvement

 

Creating positive places for young people

What makes a place positive?

how to keep youth places positive?

Day 4

Creating a step by step action plan for integrating Positive Youth Development into your organization

 Select PYD framework

Train staff and volunteers

Preview your mission statement

Review your programs

Establish a concrete ways to involve youth in your programs

Assess your programs