Module: 1.1.2 Building Relationships With Children and Youth
This module supports participants in exploring how to build positive, meaningful relationship with children and youth, in order to plan programs that best meet thier needs and support the development of social-emotional skills and character building.
This module was developed as part of the this module was developed as part of the California Department of Education/Child Development Division School-Age Training Project and revised in 2016 to incorporate social-emotional learning, character building and Quality Standards for Expanded Learning in California.
In this training participants will:
- Be able to utilize tips, techniques and activities to help them build relationships with children and youth.
- Understand the importance of taking the time to build positive relationships with children and youth that support the development of social-emotional and character skills.
The Power of Relationship Building
Participants identify what constitutes a positive relationships between program staff and children and youth, behavior that contributes to building relationships, and ways to develop relationships.
5 Things in Common Activity
This energizing activity serves as a tool to demonstrate the kinds of activities that help to build positive relationships between staff and children and youth.
Action Plan Activity
Participants will learn and share concrete ideas for holding themselves responsible for putting their ideas into action back at their programs.
Training Length: 2 hours