Are you a parent educator? Are you interested in learning how to become a more effective parent educator? What credentials allow someone to be called a parent educator? Are you interested in training or certifying parenting educators?
This webinar focuses on helping individuals and families effectively manage stress during the holidays, or any time of year, and is based on the Managing Stress: Turning Challenges into Blessings program developed by Drs. Wally Goddard and James Marshall of University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.
Outcomes are short-term, intermediate, or long-term benefits participants receive from involvement in a program. While determining short-term outcomes may be relatively straightforward, identifying long-term outcomes can be more challenging. An outcome considered to be intermediate in one program may be seen as long-term by another. The design of the program determines how short-term, intermediate, and long-term outcomes are defined.
This presentation will assist new researchers and practitioners in how to navigate the pitfalls and take advantage of resources as they design and implement social science research studies with a child and youth focus. Participants will learn about designing a good research project, issues surrounding measurement and psychometrics, issues surrounding use of existing data and instrument development, and questionnaire and survey design.
Do the young people you work with have love lives? Do those love lives ever cause them (or you) problems or concerns? Learn about Relationship Smarts PLUS, an easily implemented, research-based, evaluated program that helps young people get smart about their love lives. Young people today live and breathe in a culture that touts casual sex and casual connections.
This is not another service learning program, but rather a unique civic engagement curriculum rooted in community development that teaches public deliberation skills. PEACE is intended to help make the process of teaching citizenship, public deliberation, and civic engagement more enjoyable and youth driven. PEACE is comprised of six lessons and designed as scaffolds where each lesson is used to build into the next lesson.
How does incarceration affect the context and processes of parenting? This research presentation examines how salient demographic status, cumulative disadvantage, institutional practices, and a sociopolitical environment characterized by stigma serve to shape intraindividual and relational processes linked to parental imprisonment.
Tools of the Trade II is a staff-development module that uses a train-the-trainer approach to deliver a comprehensive 21-hour training for after-school program frontline staff and youth workers on incorporating science, engineering, and technology (SET) into after-school programming. Using a hands-on, interactive skill-building approach, it provides tools drawn from best practices to help after-school staff enhance communication, management, and educational delivery of after-school programs.