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    an estimated 3 million youth in formal one on one relationship (Rhodes & DuBois 2006, pg 254). Youth mentoring is shown to help youth, especially those at risk in terms of education, problem behavior job readiness, reduction in substance abuse or other anti -social behavior. Most mentoring is community based, in contrast to school based, and most target at risk populations (Jekielek & Moore 2002, paragraph 6). Mentoring programs can help establish a positive relationship with at least one caring adult and youth. These relationships are the corner stone of an effective mentoring program. Even, though each piece of literature…

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    An adolescents risk behavior is influenced by their social background, specifically the community that they live in. Teens raised in disadvantaged communities have higher rates for identifying as at-risk adolescents. The focus of our research group project is to provide a diversity of resources to increase youth development and too moderate or diminish the hazardous influences from poor communities. How can we provide a diversity of resources to increase youth development? My own research will…

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    Generally describe the clients served (i.e. age, gender, ethnicity, other relevant social characteristics, etc.) BUILD (BROADER URBAN INVOVLEMENT AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT) is a non-for profit organization that serves at risk youth in the Humboldt and West Humboldt Park, Garfield Park, Austin, and Logan square communities across Chicago, Illinois. The youth participant’s ages range from 7-18 years old. The ethnicity of the youth participants consist of mainly Hispanics, Mexicans, Puerto…

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    Outcomes: The 4-H Extension Agent directly taught 1,635 youth and 85 Educators during 22 separate STEM events: • 634 K-5th grade children received quality 4-H science program through 4-H Outdoor Classroom Days and through partnership with elementary schools’ outdoor classrooms. • 200 youth participated in 4-H science activity at the Clay Center for the Arts and Science Engineering Day. • 132 second, fifth and sixth grade students received in-school STEM training. • 143 participated in STEM…

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    The Evolution Of Youth Sports Development Over the past few decades sports have continued to elevate, evolve, and most of all develop especially in the youth of this age. Many children tend to play only one sport, and limit themselves from the endless possibilities that they may have as a young athlete. This is considered a problem, because by playing only one sport only limits yourself from achieving greater heights as a young athlete. Young children should be trying to play as many sports…

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    Arguably the most important goal for a coach to achieve is to prevent children dropping out of football whilst maintaining enjoyment and increasing performance levels. Organised youth sport programmes see an average dropout rate of 35% a year (Gould & Petlichkoff, 1988). There’s a variety reasons for increased participation in sport, such as availability of facilities and family support however not every child is lucky enough to benefit from this, making the role of the coach vitally important. …

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    Disengaged Youth

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    II. Importance and Theory of Mentorship Programs for Disengaged Youth: Anecdotal reports of the beneficial outcomes of mentoring relationships for youth are verified by a continually growing body of research (Rhodes, 2005). Via ethnographic research Anderson describes the vital role of respected authority figures in urban communities as a “kind of guidance counselor and moral cheerleader” (Anderson, 2000). Mentoring programs for disengaged youth creates a caring and supportive relationship…

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    Effects on youth health and development • Include information on how this issue can affect youth health and development in the short and long term (remember that health and development is not just physical). Physical development: when weight is increased in your body you’re more likely to be at risk of major health problems. Youth is a stage of rapid growth, so nutrition and being healthy is very important. If youths eat unhealthy they may not get adequate nutrients that are required for…

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    Yldp stand for youth leadership development program . It help youth to be a better leader . An show so many character traits like (honesty, service, gratitude, respect, and etc). Everyone can leader, but some leader need to have good character traits. When I first start the program youth leadership development program. I was kind shy because I didn’t know no one.they explain to us about the program. they explain to us about some of the speaker.they threw us a party in the begin to get…

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    For many youth today, the transition from childhood to adulthood is a challenging one. This journey requires youth ages 8-17 to understand and manage such things as physical changes in their bodies, relationships with authority, friendships and relationships with others, greater freedom and responsibility for personal decisions and increased peer pressure. Through Boys & Girls Clubs Healthy Lifestyles initiative developing young people's capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture…

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