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Youth Development Guide 2.0: Engaging Young People in After-school Programming

This updated guide, published by Temescal Associates, offers an introduction to youth development principles and practices to ensure that youth get the most of their Out-of-School Time (OST) experiences. It promotes five key practices to foster healthy youth development: (1) physical and emotional safety, (2) relationship building, (3) meaningful youth participation, (4) community involvement, and (5) challenging and engaging learning experiences.

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
Engagement and leadership skill building
Child and youth development
Promoting physical activity and wellbeing
Social Emotional Learning
Quality Improvement
Program Design and Management
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Temescal Associates
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168 pages
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