Best practice professional development training for youth program staff:
Do you know the difference between “active learning” and “hands-on” learning?
Giving youth materials is just the beginning. This interactive workshop introduces the “ingredients” of active learning, explains the role that active learning plays in the experiential learning cycle, and helps participants create more effective and meaningful learning opportunities for youth.
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About the Facilitators
JEN HARRISON is a facilitator and educator with a passion for supporting the success of youth, youth workers and their programs. For years she coordinated The Pathway Project, a youth employment and life skills project. Jen thrives on bringing youth programmers together to talk about their experiences and learn from one another. She also delivers the Safeteen program to schools, offering workshops on assertiveness to young women and girls. Jen is a YPQI Coach, Facilitator and External Assessor.
SUSANA GUARDADO has worked in the field of youth work for 20 years. Her experience spans out of school care programs, specialty camps, and residential and alternative education programs. She has a passion for fostering safe spaces where youth can have a voice and create quality programs. Susana has been a YPQI Site Lead and brings that hands-on experience to her work as a YPQI Coach and Facilitator.