Getting out of our own “boxes” sometimes requires keener insight into the minds, habits, likes, and dislikes of those we serve. Forget what you know about Millennials. Today’s young people, Generation Z, are different than any other generation. Research has shown that not only do their brains look different than ours, but they function differently. Participants will explore characteristics of generation Z and learn how these young people think and react to situations. Finally, participants will discover what they can do to bridge the gap between what we as professionals want to teach and what Generation Z wants to know.
This resource guide has become one of the Children’s Bureau’s most anticipated publications each year, offering trusted information, strategies, and resources to help communities support and strengthen families, protect children, and promote well-being for children and youth.
This compendium provides researchers, prevention specialists, and health educators with 33 tools to measure a range of bullying experiences: bully perpetration, bully victimization, bully-victim experiences, and bystander experiences. Some researchers continue to examine the risk and protective factors associated with bullying experiences.
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 taught 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. This webinar taught designing a good research project, issues surrounding measurement and psychometrics, issues surrounding use of existing data and instrument development, and questionnaire and survey design.
This is not another service learning program, but rather a unique civic engagement curriculum rooted in community development that taught 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.