Boston Youth Workers' Training Wish List

Boston Youth Workers' Training Wish List

 
 Data Source: Boston Urban Leadership Initiative Survey, 2017. 50 Respondents, percentages of "Yes" or "Might Be" responses to "Please tell us what kinds of training you'd find helpful."

Data Source: Boston Urban Leadership Initiative Survey, 2017. 50 Respondents, percentages of "Yes" or "Might Be" responses to "Please tell us what kinds of training you'd find helpful."

 
 Data Source: Boston Urban Leadership Initiative Survey, 2017. 50 Respondents

Data Source: Boston Urban Leadership Initiative Survey, 2017. 50 Respondents

 Data Source: Boston Urban Leadership Initiative Survey, 2017. 50 Respondents

Data Source: Boston Urban Leadership Initiative Survey, 2017. 50 Respondents

 Data Source: Boston Urban Leadership Initiative Survey, 2017. 49 Respondents.

Data Source: Boston Urban Leadership Initiative Survey, 2017. 49 Respondents.

 Data Source: Boston Urban Leadership Initiative Survey, 2017. 50 Respondents

Data Source: Boston Urban Leadership Initiative Survey, 2017. 50 Respondents

OTHER TOPICS REQUESTED

1. BROADER Community Collaboration

  • Networking
  • Building connections with what churches and other ministries are already doing
  • Church without walls - urban community ministry
  • Connecting with other youth workers and learn from each others' successes and challenges
  • Relating to neighborhood/community groups that spend time with young people
  • Strategies for collaborating with fellow youth workers and organizations
  • Mentors, Big Brothers who connect with youth
  • Connecting families and youth together
  • Collaborating with government and/or community organizations

2. Youth Worker Peer Fellowship

  • Building connections with what churches and other ministries are already doing
  • Connecting with other youth workers and learning from each other’s successes and challenges
  • Strategies for collaborating with fellow youth workers and organizations
  • Prayer for youth and youth ministers

3. Trauma Response & Youth in Crisis

  • training in traumatized youth and their families
  • grief
  • homeless youth
  • school dropouts
  • navigating through tween and teenage years

4. Youth Engagement

  • High school student behavior management strategies, tools, and best practices.
  • Teaching to a variety of learners in one classroom; how to keep them all engaged; classroom management.
  • Keeping youth motivated.

5. Special Topics

  • Creating healthy boundaries with social media and technology and learning to discern the value and intent of information posted online. 
  • Training in ADHD and autism.
  • Understanding the LGBT community.
  • Apologetics and how current day religions (Black Hebrew Israelites, Mormonism, Islam) attack the Gospel and how to help youth stand firm.
  • How finances can help or hinder serving and helping underserved youth.
  • How to manage and organize your time and your workload to have a stress-free and smooth work life!