PYD in 3 Podcast

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Explore positive youth development while taking a deeper dive into the application of youth work. Each episode of PYD in 3 is broken up into three segments: Highlight an aspect of PYD for 3 min, Interview an expert in that aspect of PYD, Unpack how that principle of PYD relates directly to youth work, current issues, or challenges.

Episode 3: PYD - The Perfect Bullseye

Listeners will get a brief (3 min) overview of what it means to keep PYD at the center of youth work. We then interview our expert on the topic, Nila Cobb with West Virginia Extension, regarding how she has successfully led with purpose in her career to keep positive youth development the focus of youth programming. Lastly, we take what we have covered and apply it to our daily practice. To go directly to the individual segments, see the following splits: Segment 1 start 0:45/Segment 2 start 6:05/Segment 3 start 31:50.

Episode 2: Leading Voices in PYD

Listeners will get a brief, 3 min, overview of what it means to be a leading voice in PYD and highlight some current voices you should know. We then interview our expert on the topic, Dr. Angie Freel with Arkansas Extension, about who those leading voices have been for her and in her career, and how she has worked to seek them out. Lastly, we take what we have covered and apply it to our daily practice. To go directly to the individual segments, see the following splits: Segment 1 start :45/Segment 2 start 6:00/Segment 3 start 24:45.

Episode 1: PYD is...

Listeners will get a brief, 3 min, overview of what is Positive Youth Development or PYD. We then interview our expert on the topic, Dr. Jill Lingard with Nebraska Extension, about her thoughts on the discipline of PYD and what that means to her. Lastly, we take what we have covered and apply it to our daily practice. All with a little fun along the way.