Training Information

Introduction to the Active-Participatory Approach

OST professionals can develop and/or enhance their skills to better identify youth needs and encourage motivation and engagement. The Active-Participatory Approach to youth work was designed to address these goals. This youth-centered approach is the foundation for the Youth Work Methods Series.


Training Objectives

Participants will:

1.      Identify the four guiding principles of the approach.

2.      Recognize best practice behaviors.

3.      Develop plans that effectively incorporate the active-participatory approach with youth at their sites.

Core Competencies Addressed

Core Knowledge Area – Child/Youth Growth and Development:

1.B:  Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the multiple influences on development and learning – Entry Level and Level 2.

1.C:  Use developmental knowledge to create healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging environments – Entry Level and Level 2.

Core Knowledge Area – Learning Environment and Curriculum:

4.B:  Design and implement a curriculum to enhance cognitive development – Entry Level and Level 2.

Core Knowledge Area – Interaction with Children/Youth:

5.A: Promote meaningful engagement, leadership, and guidance of the children/youth – Entry Level and Level 2.

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