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1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States

May 2015

fitUnited Lunch & Learn

May 7, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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      Please join us for lunch as Alaina Webber, Executive Director of Food Revolution Pittsburgh Cooking Club discusses Food Revolution's vision of an equitable food system in Pittsburgh and how they use learning to cook as a context for youth development and entrepreneurship. Learn how the Food Revolution Cooking Club at Obama Academy empowers and employs youth to take ownership of their food choices by providing access to ingredients, tools, and skills. You'll also get a preview of…

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November 2015

fitUnited Lunch & Learn

November 10, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Join us for lunch with Nick Fischer from Fischer Nutrition! Fischer Nutrition is a dietetics consulting company whose mission is to enhance people's quality of life through appropriate, science based nutrition education. Nick, owner and operator, combines the science of nutrition with simple cooking techniques to increase the convenience of healthy eating while cutting grocery bills. His hope is to reconnect people's relationship to food and eliminate the intimidation of eating healthy. Eat well. Be well. Live well Click here…

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October 2017

CPR, AED, & First Aid Training

October 13, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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On Friday, October 13, APOST will host a CPR, AED, and First Aid Training. The training will be facilitated by CPR Simplicity. CPR Simplicity is a family owned business, which "believes that through widespread AED deployment and training as many people as possible on how to do CPR and use an AED, there is no limit to how many lives can be saved." This training is perfect for frontline staff who will be working most closely with youth. Due to…

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January 2018

fitUnited Lunch & Learn: New Year, Healthier Habits

January 11, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018 Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Location: United Way of Southwestern PA 1250 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Looking for an effective way to achieve your new year health resolutions? Join fitUnited and the Pennsylvania Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program for a Lunch & Learn on how to grocery shop with a smart, healthy mindset while staying within your budget! In addition, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank will be conducting a live…

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March 2018

fitUnited Lunch & Learn

March 22, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Every day, children and adults are exposed to harmful chemicals where they live, work and play. Exposures to harmful ingredients and chemicals result in adverse health effects, such as allergies, asthma, and reproductive challenges. Join United Way's fitUnited and Women for a Healthy Environment to learn how to identify and avoid common household toxins. Participants will also get the chance to make a healthy DIY household product to take with them. Date: Thursday, March 22nd Time: 11:30 am - 1:00…

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May 2018

fitUnited Lunch & Learn: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

May 23, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Date: Wednesday, May 23rd Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Location: United Way of Southwestern PA Address: 1250 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood through adulthood. Mental health affects our thoughts, feelings and actions and can impact our physical wellbeing. Join United Way's fitUnited and guest speaker Dr. Michael Marcsisin, Medical Director - Medical Management and Policy at Highmark, Inc., to learn about the connection between mental health and physical…

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CPR, AED, & First Aid Training

May 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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On Thursday, May 24th, APOST will be hosting a CPR, AED, and First Aid Training. The training will be facilitated by CPR Simplicity. CPR Simplicity is a family owned business, which "believes that through widespread AED deployment and training as many people as possible on how to do CPR and use an AED, there is no limit to how many lives can be saved." This training is perfect for frontline staff who will be working most closely with youth. Due…

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July 2018

Our Kids Our Committment: Lunch & Learn

July 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Curious to learn more about the Our Kids Our Commitment Campaign and how you can help? Please join us for this opportunity to get involved. Of course, lunch is included! Tuesday, July 17 at 12 PM - 1:30 PM United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania 1250 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222 For more information about the campaign please visit: www.ourkidsourcommitment.org Click here to learn more and to register.

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August 2018

Remake Learning Lunch & Learn: Storytelling 101

August 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Tue, August 21, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT APOST (United Way) 1250 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15230 Storytelling: ancient practice, tool for social good, buzzword. Networks like Remake Learning know sourcing, crafting, and sharing stories is a key part of how to gather and share complex information. Based on feedback from network members, long-time Remake Learning communications team, Root + All (aka Ryan Coon and Arielle Evans) have worked-up a brief overview of some of the pieces that make the…

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APOST Training: Reframing Conflict

August 31, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Fri, August 31, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT United Way of Southwestern PA 1250 Penn Ave 1st Fl Pittsburgh, PA 15222 What role do you play in conflict situations in your program? Do you know how to turn a conflict situation into an opportunity for growth? This interactive workshop introduces participants to a step-by-step model for reframing conflict as well as general principles of conflict resolution. Objectives of the workshop are: Participants will have the opportunity to explore…

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September 2018

APOST Monthly Training: CPR, AED, First Aid

September 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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On Friday, September 14th, APOST will be hosting a CPR, AED, and First Aid Training. The training will be facilitated by CPR Simplicity. CPR Simplicity is a family owned business which "believes that through widespread AED deployment and training as many people as possible on how to do CPR and use an AED, there is no limit to how many lives can be saved." This training is perfect for frontline staff who will be working most closely with youth. Certification…

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October 2018

Stages of Youth Development

October 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Join us at United Way of Southwestern PA for one of three APOST sequential trainings, Stages of Youth Development. In this workshop you'll learn about the various stages of youth development from childhood to adolescence, with a focus on the five domains - cognitive, social, emotional, physical, spiritual/connection to community. Develop an informed approach to working with children at various stages of development and practice positive interactions to build awareness at your own programs.   DATE AND TIME Fri, October 26,…

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November 2018

Overcoming Compassion Fatigue

November 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Fri, November 16, 2018, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, 1250 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15230 The compassion many of us feel for those we help can affect us in both positive and negative ways. Overcoming Compassion Fatigue is designed to encourage caregivers and helping professionals to invest the time needed to practice good self-care, model and teach the importance of good self-care to clients, disconnect from the work day while at home and find…

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January 2019

Data Security Assessment & Best Practices Training

January 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Fri, January 25, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania 1250 Penn Avenue, 1st Fl Pittsburgh, PA 15230 As afterschool providers, you receive a vast amount of sensitive information, including medical, school, and household data. With all this data, it's important to be aware of best practices to keep your students’ and organization’s information safe. This training will help you assess the safety of your data security and provide you with best practices to ensure…

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February 2019

Dating Matters: February 11th

February 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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February 11th from 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm at United Way of SWPA Dating Matters is an evidence-based training developed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). This training is for adults who work with youth to identify and discuss healthy and unhealthy behaviors with pre-teens and teens. In Their Shoes is an educational tool designed to learn about domestic violence, intimate partner violence, and teen dating violence. This is a simulation (similar to choose your own adventure/scenario) that is…

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Dating Matters: February 16th

February 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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February 16th from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm at United Way (In Their Shoes AND Dating Matters) Dating Matters is an evidence-based training developed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). This training is for adults who work with youth to identify and discuss healthy and unhealthy behaviors with pre-teens and teens. In Their Shoes is an educational tool designed to learn about domestic violence, intimate partner violence, and teen dating violence. This is a simulation (similar to choose your…

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Overcoming Compassion Fatigue

February 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Fri, February 22, 2019 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania 1250 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15230 The compassion many of us feel for those we help can affect us in both positive and negative ways. Overcoming Compassion Fatigue is designed to encourage caregivers and helping professionals to invest the time needed to practice good self-care, model and teach the importance of good self-care to clients, disconnect from the work day while at home and find…

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Dating Matters: February 25th

February 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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February 25th from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm at United Way (In Their Shoes AND Dating Matters) Dating Matters is an evidence-based training developed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). This training is for adults who work with youth to identify and discuss healthy and unhealthy behaviors with pre-teens and teens. In Their Shoes is an educational tool designed to learn about domestic violence, intimate partner violence, and teen dating violence. This is a simulation (similar to choose your…

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March 2019

Dating Matters – March 2nd

March 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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March 2nd, from 10AM - 1:00PM, United Way of SWPA Dating Matters is an evidence-based training developed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). This training is for adults who work with youth to identify and discuss healthy and unhealthy behaviors with pre-teens and teens. In Their Shoes is an educational tool designed to learn about domestic violence, intimate partner violence, and teen dating violence. This is a simulation (similar to choose your own adventure/scenario) that is useful for educating…

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Fostering Inclusive Spaces for Children of All Abilities

March 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Fri, March 8, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST United Way of Southwestern PA 1250 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Join us at United Way's Pittsburgh Office for this eye-opening and interactive workshop, tailored to increase awareness about disabilities, and to share different ways to make your program space more inclusive for children with disabilities. Often, they are excluded when it comes to spaces for learning and play, but this doesn't have to be the case! With her firsthand experience…

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April 2019

Intro to Grant Proposal Writing for Out-of-School Time Programs (Part I)

April 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Fri, April 5, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM EDT United Way of Southwestern PA 1250 Penn Avenue 1st Fl, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Need help applying for grants? Our guest presenter Katherine F.H. Heart has got you covered! This workshop will assist staff in developing a preliminary plan, proposal, and estimated budget to seek grant funding for out-of-school time programs. No prior knowledge or experience with grants is necessary. Participants will learn about the following through a PowerPoint presentation, a…

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May 2019

Finding Best Fit Funders, Developing Relationships, and Reporting Outcomes

May 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Fri, May 3, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM EDT United Way of Southwestern PA 1250 Penn Avenue 1st Fl Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Got the grant writing down, but need help finding funders and following up with reports? Katherine F.H. Heart is back to help in this final installment of our 2-Part Intro to Grant Proposal Writing for Out-of-School Time programs! This workshop will assist staff in researching BFFs (Best Fit Funders), building relationships, and writing grant reports. No prior…

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July 2019

Don’t Be A Trigger: A Trauma-Informed Care Approach to Working with Children…

July 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Fri, July 12, 2019 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM EDT United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania 1250 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Looking for a more in-depth dive into Trauma Informed Care? Debralyn Woodberry Shaw of ELIE Circle, LLC is here to help! Our past experiences – personal, familial, societal – influence our brain development and shape how we interpret and respond to the world. In this session youth workers will explore how trauma might manifest in their program. Participants will…

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Intro to Human Centered Design

July 19, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States

Fri, July 19, 2019 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM EDT United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania 1250 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15230 Calling all afterschool providers looking to shake up their approach to program design! Dr. Lisa Abel-Palmieri, CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of SWPA will lead this introduction to the concept of Human Centered Design. Human Centered design is a framework that develops solutions to problems by involving the human perspective in all steps of the problem-solving process. This…

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Ready to Launch! Best Practices for Onboarding and Staff Orientation

July 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Fri, July 26, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania 1250 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 So, you've finally got your staff hired for the Summer/Fall... now what? Join APOST and our guest presenter Stephan Davis at the United Way of Southwestern PA for this pivotal workshop on how to on-board new staff members into your program. In this session, we'll review some helpful hiring techniques, explore effective vs. ineffective employee orientation programs, and discuss…

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August 2019

Ready to Launch! Part 2: Recruiting and Retaining Talented OST Staff

August 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Fri, August 23, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania 1250 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15230 Do you need help recruiting the right kind of people for your Out-of-School Time program? Are you dealing with high staff turnover? Join APOST and our guest presenter, Stephan Davis, at the United Way of Southwestern PA for the second workshop in his HR professional development workshop series. In this session, we'll review recruitment and retention challenges specific to…

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September 2019

Get More Math!

September 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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WHEN: September 6, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. WHERE: APOST at United Way of Allegheny County, 1250 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15230 CONTACT: Tony Gonzales, Get More Math: tgonzales@getmoremath.com or (814) 322-2516 APOST is partnering with Get More Math (GMM) for next month's professional development opportunity! GMM is a math practice software that provides daily individualized cumulative review. This training is designed for teachers that have never been trained on the GMM program. We will begin by looking…

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October 2019

Recruiting and Retaining Talented OST Staff

October 18, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Fri, October 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM EDT Do you need help recruiting the right kind of people for your Out-of-School Time program? Are you dealing with high staff turnover? Join APOST and our guest presenter, Stephan Davis, at the United Way of Southwestern PA for the second workshop in his HR professional development workshop series. In this session, we'll review recruitment and retention challenges specific to OST, learn how to create a positive work culture, and learn…

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January 2020

CPR, AED, & First Aid Training

January 10 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Fri, January 10, 2020 - 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM EST United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania 1250 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 This is a workshop for youth practitioners who want to increase their skills in working with youth in out-of-school time settings. On Friday, January 10th, APOST will be hosting our first CPR, AED, and First Aid Training of the year! This training will be facilitated by CPR Simplicity. CPR Simplicity is a family owned business which "believes that…

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February 2020

Stages of Youth Development & Basic Teaching Strategies

February 8 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
United Way of Southwestern PA, 1250 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Sat, February 8, 2020, 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM EST Got any free time on the weekends? Join APOST at United Way of Southwestern PA's Pittsburgh Office for two of our original workshops; Stages of Youth Development (now updated with even more relevant content) and Basic Teaching Strategies! Stages of Youth Development reviews the four basic areas of human development as it relates to the various age groups of youth including: early childhood, middle childhood, early adolescents, and middle adolescents.…

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