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Knowledge, Skills Action: Implementing a Youth Empowerment Program (HHS Region 1)

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Free
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Knowledge, Skills Action: Implementing a Youth Empowerment Program (HHS Region 1)

Date: April 26, 2022
Time: 1:00 PM—2:00 PM EST

ABOUT THE LEARNING SESSION

This session will provide attendees with core principles and extensive insight on the process of implementing or enhancing a youth empowerment program. The One Voice Youth Empowerment Model will be explained and specific examples of steps that can be taken to prepare to implement that model will be illustrated. Topics covered include important considerations for getting a program started, staffing, funding, youth as a part of a coalition, and recruiting youth participants. Examples of action projects in 4 key categories of advocacy will be described: Educational, policy change, media and community awareness activities.

The training will also include elements related to:

  • Developing core advocacy skills for youth advocates,
  • Ideas for selecting action projects,
  • Techniques for coaching youth advocates,
  • Resources available from Dover Youth to Youth to assist the adult adviser will be described and/or provided.

This webinar is designed for adults that work with youth advocates, those that supervise youth programs, or those wishing to implement a youth empowerment program. After the core presentation, time will be allowed for questions from webinar attendees. This webinar will be presented by Dana Mitchell, MPA, CPS, Prevention Coordinator for Dover Youth to Youth as well as current members of Dover Y2Y.

 

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Venue

Virtual

 
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