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Springfield College Course Info

Springfield, Massachusetts


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YDEV 101

Introduction to Youth Development

This course will provide an overview of youth development principles, contexts and practices, and will trace the evolution of the youth development field. Additionally, through contemplative practice, students will enhance their social and emotional competencies in working with youth. Students will gain a foundation in youth development while developing intrapersonal and interpersonal skills necessary to effectively handle challenging situations and to create positive learning environments and well-managed program sites

Units: 3.0