National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment Resource Library

The NCASE Resource Library connects you with tools, profiles, and information on a range of key topics in Out-of-School Time.

Promote the Positive: Lead Efforts to Advance Positive Youth Development, Social and Emotional Learning, and Youth Leadership

This issue brief explains the concepts of Positive Youth Development (PYD), Social Emotional Learning (SEL), and Youth Leadership (YL) and how they are related. Embedded in the document are ideas for best practices and additional resources. It was created by the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) as a means of articulating a common framework to guide all their programs. This resource could be used as a professional development training tool.

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
Professional Development
Quality Improvement
Program Design and Management
Program planning and development
New York City Department of Youth and Community Development
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14 pages
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