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2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook 
2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

YS 610 - Youth Development (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: None
This course focuses on the history of the field of Youth Development, current frameworks, the latest findings in neuroscience related to youth development, as well as promising practices related to: STEAM, media literacy, the tech/maker movement, global competencies, LGBT/racially informed youth development, parent engagement and connected learning. Students will learn the basics of facilitation steeped in youth development principles and practices. Students will become familiar with tools used to measure socio-emotional development as well as various quality assessment tools. Lastly, students will visit high quality youth development programs around New York City to witness youth development practice in action and learn promising practices