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July/August 2008Vol. 9, No. 6Professional Development Series for Youth Workers

The National Youth Development Information Center now offers an online information series to help organizations attract, develop, and retain youth development workers. Each 4-page publication is a snapshot of a particular topic in youth development work. Series topics include:

  • Exploring Common Ground in Youth Development
  • Preparing Staff to Work with Immigrant Youth
  • Professional Development Standards
  • Recognitions and Rewards
  • Recruitment
  • Youth Development Worker Retention
  • Professional Associations
  • Certificates, Credentials, Degrees
  • Mentoring Youth Workers
  • Blended Learning (E-learning and Classroom Learning)
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Competencies for Youth Development Workers

To read more about the National Youth Development Information Center or the professional development series visit: