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Positive Youth Development

The Positive Youth Development (PYD) Lesson Plans have been designed for use in a club/group setting to strengthen each of the eight critical elements.

Esssential Elements Fact Sheets

Eight Critical Elements

Lesson Plans

Each lesson plan includes the following core sections:

  • Background information to define the element.
  • Assessment questions, created to help members and leaders identify the existence or absence of the element.
  • Roll Call Suggestions that can be used in the month when the lesson is presented.
  • Activities that can be used in the club/group setting to emphasize and strengthen the element.

PYD Club Implementation Suggestions

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