Positive Youth Development & Life Skill Development. 4-H 101: Return to the Basics CES Staff Development Series Tuesday, January 10, 2006, 9:00-12:00 noon IP Video Presentation by Steve McKinley firstname.lastname@example.org; 765-494-8435. 4-H 101 Series. Effectively Utilizing Volunteers (10/4)
4-H 101: Return to the Basics
CES Staff Development Series
Tuesday, January 10, 2006, 9:00-12:00 noon
IP Video Presentation
by Steve McKinley
Discuss characteristics of youth development.
Focus: Risks & Risk Factors
Target: Social Norms
Goal: Fewer Problems
Focus: Skills & Knowledge
Focus: Developmental Needs
Target: Individual Learners
Target: Opportunities for Youth
Goal: Competency in knowledge or skill
Goal: Maturity & Potential
School, Work, Leisure
Safety and Structure
over one’s life
7. Self Worth/Contribution
8. Capacity to enjoy life
Biological & Physical ChangesUnderstanding the Different Approaches
Developed by Cathann A. Kress, Ph.D.
Define the 8 essential elements and 4 concepts of positive youth development.
Identify life skills developed by 4-H members.
Source: Pat Hendricks, Iowa State
Explain the components of the Experiential Learning Model
Discuss methods to help youth develop life skills.
Identify characteristics of successful youth and adult partnerships.
Source: Independent Sector
Source: “Youth Service America”, Independent Sector
Source: Utah 4-H
Next 4-H 101 Program:
“4-H Purpose, History, and Structure”
Tuesday, February 14, 2006,