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YPQA Work Methods Series Part 1: Active Learning Part 2: Ask, Listen, Encourage

When: Wednesday, December 13
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: Beltsville Community Center
3900 Sellman Road
Beltsville, Maryland  20705
United States
Contact: Alexandria Wilson

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YPQA Work Methods Series
Part 1: Active Learning
Part 2: Ask, Listen, Encourage
*0.4 CEUs - Pending

RALS Branch Workshop – December 13, 10 AM - 3 PM
M-NCPPC - Beltsville Community Center
3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville, MD 20705


Presented by:
Brodrick Clarke, Education & Policy Coordinator, M-NCPPC-Prince George’s County
The Youth PQA is a research-validated and field-tested tool designed to evaluate the quality of youth programs and identify staff training needs. This hands-on workshop prepares participants to conduct program self-assessment. Since the Youth PQA is an evidence-based assessment tool, it relies on observation and interview.  At the training, videos provide an eye into after-school programming and participants get an almost-there experience.  Notes and observations are used as evidence to score items. Participants also complete an Implementation plan that describes how they will conduct their own program self-assessment.  

Active Learning: Do you know the difference between active learning and “hands-on” learning? Giving youth materials is just the beginning. This interactive workshop introduces strategies for incorporating active learning, and helps participants create more powerful learning opportunities for youth.

Ask, Listen, Encourage:
Do you communicate with youth in a way that makes them feel supported and heard? This interactive workshop introduces various communication techniques that help you build more supportive, youth-centered relationships. Participants will learn how to ask more effective questions, to listen actively to youth, and offer youth encouragement rather than praise.


For questions contact: Alexandria Wilson, (301) 203-6017;

Cost:    $70/ per Career Staff Member
             $45/ per Student & Intermittent Staff Member

*Lunch & 2x Books will be included


Please register by December 6.


We are sorry, but we cannot offer refunds for this training.

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