• Youth Development and Leadership

  • Youth Development is a process that prepares young people to meet the challenges of adolescence and adulthood through a coordinated, progressive series of activities and experiences which help them gain skills and competencies. Youth leadership is part of that process.
    Participants will be able to:
    • Design mentoring activities designed to establish strong relationships with adults through formal and informal settings
    • Develop peer-to-peer mentoring opportunities
    • Have exposure to role models in a variety of contexts
    • Deliver training in skills such as self-advocacy and conflict resolution
    • Have exposure to personal leadership and youth development activities, including community service
    • Create opportunities that allow youth to exercise leadership and build self-esteem

    This is a 2 hour training.

    Site-Based Trainings may be requested via your SELPA Program Specialist with a minimum of 10 participants at your school site. Should you wish to have a Site-Based Training, but do not have 10 participants, the SELPA may be able to pair your LEA’s needs with other local SELPA Partners in order to offer the training at your site.

  • « Back to Catalog
  • Site-Based Professional Learning
  • Topic:
  • Behavior,Inclusive Environments
  • LCAP Priority Areas:
  • Student Achievement,State Standards and Common Core,Student Engagement,Course Access,Other Student Outcomes,Basic Access
  • Start Time:
  • End Time:
  • As Requested

  • Request a Site-Based Training by filling out this form.

Youth Development and Leadership

As Requested

Youth Development and Leadership Image

Youth Development is a process that prepares young people to meet the challenges of adolescence and adulthood through a coordinated, progressive series of activities and experiences which help them gain skills and competencies. Youth leadership is part of that process.
Participants will be able to:
• Design mentoring activities designed to establish strong relationships with adults through formal and informal settings
• Develop peer-to-peer mentoring opportunities
• Have exposure to role models in a variety of contexts
• Deliver training in skills such as self-advocacy and conflict resolution
• Have exposure to personal leadership and youth development activities, including community service
• Create opportunities that allow youth to exercise leadership and build self-esteem

This is a 2 hour training.

Site-Based Trainings may be requested via your SELPA Program Specialist with a minimum of 10 participants at your school site. Should you wish to have a Site-Based Training, but do not have 10 participants, the SELPA may be able to pair your LEA’s needs with other local SELPA Partners in order to offer the training at your site.