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2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

YDEV 340 - Advanced Strategies in Youth Practice

This course is designed to extend the knowledge and skills of youth development students through various strategies and techniques which can be utilized in youth development settings.  In this course, students critically analyze the strengths, limitations, and potential applications of current strategies and theories of youth work.  Examples include: Developmental Systems Theory, Ecological Systems Theory, Social Cognitive Theory, resiliency, protective factors, developmental assets, and more.  Fieldwork sessions are devoted to hands on, practical application and assessment of the lecture concepts.

Prerequisites & Notes
YDEV 101 - Introduction to Youth Development  

YDEV 270 - Youth Development Across Contexts  

Credits: 3