PQA Basics

Pacific Lutheran University 12180 Park Ave S., Tacoma, WA

Objectives Become familiar with the “quality construct” that the Youth PQA represents. Learn the structure of the Youth PQA and how to use & score the instrument. Develop keen observation and note-taking skills to generate rich and precise anecdotal evidence. Apply new skills to score items on a Youth PQA through a consensus meeting.

Ask, Listen, Encourage – Methods Workshop

Do you communicate with youth in a way that makes them feel supported and heard? This interactive workshop introduces various communication techniques that help you build more supportive, youth-centered relationships. Participants will learn how to ask more effective questions, to listen actively to youth, and offer youth encouragement rather than praise.

Youth Development Advocacy Virtual Rally

join Schools Out Washington to advocate for Youth Development during the 2021 Legislative session. February 8th – 12th is Youth Development Advocacy Week, and we will be hosting a virtual rally to build excitement and collective power!   The goals of the week are to: share the legislative priorities of the Washington State Youth Development […]