Getting down to business: defining competencies for entry-level youth workers.

Kirk A. Astroth, Pam Garza, Barbara Taylor

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In January 2004, the National Collaboration for Youth approved a list of core competencies needed by entry-level youth development workers for effective youth development practice. This chapter provides an overview of these competencies, explaining why and how the list was created, outcomes, and recommendations for next steps.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-37
Number of pages13
JournalNew directions for youth development
Issue number104
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

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