This presentation will provide frontline staff and PI’s with the language & knowledge necessary to ensure positive & supportive environments that provide physical, mental, & emotional safety for youths who identify as members of LGBTQ+ communities. Session Objectives: 1. Discuss historical roots & positive & negative uses of language as it relates to LGBTQ+ communities. 2. Review current findings from research with individuals in LGBTQ+ communities 3. Present the differences between sex, gender identity, gender expression, & sexual orientation. 4. Review emerging best practices for inclusion of youth who identify as transgender.
Working with Latino youth is a growing opportunity across our nation. Latino populations can come from 33 different nations bringing to their communities a multitude of languages, traditions, and perspectives. But what does this mean for our youth development practice? Ms. Marcia Rincon-Gallardo and Albino Garcia will share the work that they do with Latino youth, highlighting the reclamation of authentic identity through spiritual healing, cultural, and gender approaches that engage and contribute to positive outcomes for youth.
As children get older, they start making their own decisions about many things that are important to them. They select what they wear every day, listen to music that they like, and spend time with friends that they choose. This booklet provides small and doable steps that help teens get healthier.
How much physical activity do you get? As a teenager, physical activity is important, not just for your future health, but for looking and feeling your best now. This quiz will help you figure out if you are active enough whether it is through a formal exercise program or fun activities.
Webinar explores the relationship between poverty and obesity. Presenter discusses strategies to promote healthy habits in CYFAR youth and families as well as explores the resources available to CYFAR programs that can assist youth and families achieve a healthy lifestyle.
By emphasizing clear expectations, simple strategies for focusing on increasing good behavior and minimizing not-so-good behavior, increase your understanding of good behavior management techniques. This webinar taught the various ways in which children tend to have difficulty with meeting adult expectations and how development and the environment can shape our understanding of child behavior.