The YDN team also offers a variety of other trainings and services. These services include Program Quality Assessments, Core Values Trainings, Lego Serious Play sessions, approaching interpersonal relationships (like parenting) through strengths, Youth Centered Leadership Camps and Creating Systems of Equity and Justice. Each service can be combined with others or customized to fit your organization’s needs.
Whether youth are delivering peer to peer facilitation or your staff needs training based on how to keep meetings fun and engaging, the YDN team has workshops that provide tips and tools for leading trainings and courses. Facilitation skills can help youth leaders, managers, and program staff so that they can “move the room” and make sure your message gets across in a fun and impactful way.
The Youth Development Framework is essential for any individual or organization that works either directly or indirectly with youth. We offer trainings that will guide you through the framework and its importance, these trainings can range from a 1-day introduction course to a 3-day Youth Development Institute. We also offer trainings that build stronger relationships, and practice emotional and cultural safety for your colleagues and the youth you might work with.
The CliftonStrengths Assessment tool unlocks a world of possibilities for you, your staff, and your students or participants. The YDN team offers a variety of trainings and activities that can help you explore and develop these new areas. From Strengths Based Leadership Academies and Camps to One-on-One Strengths Coaching Sessions the YDN team has a Strengths Development course for any size group or organization.
Successful organizations are dependent on hearing the voices of all shareholders. This includes utilizing the contributions of each person on your team. Through tools like Lego Serious Play the YDN team can help you discover the landscape and emerging themes of your organization to succeed in the age of disruption. The YDN team also offers a variety of other trainings and services that can be combined with others or customized to fit your organization’s needs.
Establishing the ideal culture is more than paying attention to the physical environment. YDN assists in creating the ideal culture and climate through awareness of individual’s attitude or perceptions of the physical, social, and working components of the environment. By understanding the process of group formation (Inclusion, Influence, and Community), teams will have opportunities to develop healthy relationships with their peers and leadership team through engaging and meaningful interactive activities.
Cultural Relevancy is defined as effectively reaching and engaging communities in a manner that is consistent with the cultural context and values of that community; while effectively addressing the disparities of diversity and inclusion within an organization’s entire structure. The Cultural Relevancy Institute establishes a learning community with participants that allows them to spend time learning about and becoming familiar with the definitions and fundamental elements of diversity, as well as opportunities to identify and implement changes to policy, procedure, and/or practice based on learning objectives. YDN creates a safe place for participants to discuss topics that are deemed uncomfortable.
The CliftonStrengths Assessment tool unlocks a world of possibilities for you, and your staff. The YDN team offers a variety of trainings and activities that can help you explore and develop these new areas. From Strengths-Based Leadership Training and all staff Strengths Institutes to One-on-One Strengths Coaching Sessions the YDN team has a Strengths Development course for any size group or organization.