Creating a Positive Environment In After School Programs

Posted by Philadelphia Out-of-School Time Literacy Initiative on February 5, 2018

by Philadelphia Out-of-School Time Literacy Initiative

Tue, March 6, 2018
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST

Parkway Central Library (Free Library of Philadelphia)
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Course Overview:
Any youth program that expects to provide enriching experiences and impact educational achievement must have a tool kit of positive approaches to managing behavior. Positive youth development principals have been an important influence for high quality programming. At this workshop, adults benefit from working with peers in sharing practices and learning what techniques are used by experts to build a tool kit for creating a welcoming, safe, and engaging environment where children feel successful and valued.

Course Objectives. Participants will develop techniques for:

  • Social and emotional good health
  • Effective management needed for children who have been in school all day
  • Create a tool kit with techniques and strategies that they can take back and use immediately
  • Target Audience: Group Leaders, Teachers, Site Directors, Parent Leaders serving students in grades K-8

PQAS Credit Available

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