Rethink High School CreditOur latest issue of BRIDGES!Rethink Summer Learning
Rethink High School Credit
Our latest issue of BRIDGES!
Rethink Summer Learning

We envision a Rhode Island that maximizes how, when, and where children and youth learn to ensure their success.

RIASPA is an education initiative of United Way of Rhode Island.

Upcoming Events

April 25, 2014 -
May 9, 2014

Baseline Youth Work Certificate Training

TBD

Professional Development Training
April 25, May 2, and May 9 2014
9 AM - 1:00 PM
Site TBD
Trainers: Kuni Yasutake, Maryclaire Knight, and Shevaun Keogh-Walker

This three-part baseline certificate is designed to meet the needs of those individuals who are brand new to the out-of-school time field. Sessions will provide a history and overview of the field, an introduction to basic youth development principles, and the ages and stages of child development. Participants will learn about a variety of different types of after school environments youth workers might encounter and will discuss techniques for managing groups and dealing with behavior. Finally, the workshop presenters will help new youth workers build communication skills to better serve and engage with socially and culturally diverse youth and families, as well as essential professional behavior required for youth workers. After finishing this three-part training, participants will be prepared for entry-level positions in a variety of out-of-school time settings.

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