Professional Development Resources

PYD Theories

Knopka’s Eight Basic Needs of Youth Development  https://blog-youth-development-insight.extension.umn.edu/2018/09/essential-elements-of-youth-development.html

Brofenbrenner’s Ecological Model of Youth Development  http://actforyouth.net/youth_development/development/research.cfm

Roger Hart’s Ladder of Participation https://www.youthpower.org/youth-drg-toolkit-3-models-roger-hart-ladder

PYD in Practice

Journal of Youth Development https://jyd.pitt.edu/

University of Minnesota Extension https://extension.umn.edu/working-youth/what-youth-development

https://blog-youth-development-insight.extension.umn.edu/2018/02/how-to-make-sure-your-programs-are.html#more

https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/youthadultpartnership/2017/03/07/places-for-useful-information-on-practice/

https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/global_learning/2019/04/a_process_for_advancing_equity_in_youth_programs.html

https://blog-youth-development-insight.extension.umn.edu/2017/12/can-our-programs-foster-societal-change.html#more

PYD Evaluation Tools

Wiekert’s Youth Program Quality Assessment http://www.cypq.org/

Thriving Model Principles of Program Quality https://health.oregonstate.edu/thriving-model

Youth-Adult Partnership Training Resources

University of California Extension https://ucanr.edu/sites/ucanr2/?impact=575&a=0

University of Wisconsin Extension https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/youthadultpartnership/

Act For Youth http://www.actforyouth.net/youth_development/engagement/partnerships.cfm