Wittenberg’s Hagen Center To Host Annual Community Alliance For Youth Summer Training Institute
Springfield, Ohio – Wittenberg University’s Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Civic & Urban Engagement will host the 2014 Community Alliance for Youth Summer Training Institute Aug. 5-7, in Room 105 of the Joseph C. Shouvlin Center for Lifelong Learning, 23 N. Limestone St.
Registration is open at CommunityAllianceforYouth.org. A one-time fee of $15 covers registration for a day-long Creating Nurturing Environments seminar and 9 workshops.
Application is being made for authorization to provide CEUs for Child Development Associate (CDA), Counseling, Education, Nursing, Social Work and Step Up to Quality (SUTQ).
The day-long seminar, Creating Nurturing Environments, will be led by Jason Fruth, Ph.D., program director for the intervention specialist program at Wright State University. Fruth is investigator on four separate randomized control trials involving the PAX Good Behavior Game and its evidence-based Kernels, the classroom based prevention program identified by the Institute of Medicine and appearing in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices.
Workshops include Stewards of Children, with Wendy Holt of the Clark County Child Advocacy Center; Ohio Minds Matter with Rick Smith, of Ohio CASA; Putting Power in Afterschool, with Sara Dixon of the Perrin Woods 21st Century Program; two sessions of Working with Difficult Kids: A Trauma-Informed Approach, with Suzanne Sunshine of the Rocking Horse Center and with Liz Hale of Forging Responsible Youth; Building Non-Profit Leaders: Forces for Good, with Shelley Lopez of the Nehemiah Foundation; QSAT: Quality Self-Assessment Tool, with Chad Webb of OCCRA; and Building Youth Leaders, with Amanda Cole of Wright LEAD.
The Community Alliance for Youth harnesses community resources to support programs and services that foster the positive development of all Clark county youth and their families through partnering with youth program providers, educators, community support organizations, civic leaders, government entities, and volunteers.