Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

UMN EXT Youth Development Podcast

May 10, 2018

Discover how the U of M Center for Youth Development is facilitating a process with youth to build the "Culture of Health" in three communities throughout Minnesota.  Joshua, Joyce and Kaianne describe the partnerships that helped make this program possible, and share how youth are taking the lead in each community to...


Apr 26, 2018

Listen to this podcast to hear why Karyn Santl doesn't love camping, but she LOVES 4-H Camp!  Karyn describes the principles of positive youth development she uses while training youth counselors and shares how youth use these skills to plan, implement and evaluate experiences. 

Read the...


Apr 19, 2018

How can we apply engineering to dog training?  Margo Bowerman uses her training experience with her dog, Orrie, as an inspiration to discuss the critical elements necessary to teach problem solving to young people.  The four critical elements are A System, Feedback, Time and Team.  She describes how we CAN "teach an old...


Apr 3, 2018

We all want our youth to succeed. We want them to win in the show ring or on the field or court.  But what does that win look like to you? Is it winning the game, or is it learning a new skill or improving their performance? Trisha discusses how being competitive and developing mastery can go hand in hand but there are...


Mar 19, 2018

How can including youth voice in your evaluation practices improve your program? Listen to this podcast as Betsy shares three strategies that ensure youth have a voice in programs and she provides examples of how to utilize their input as an evaluation tool.