Positive Youth Development: The Intersection Between Theory and Practice Workshop

Positive Youth Development: The Intersection Between Theory and Practice Workshop

Monday, July 30, 2018: University of New Mexico Student Union Lobo Rooms A and B, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Theme: Promising Interventions to Empower the Future of Our Children

The workshop encourages the development of strategies and programs that reduce risks and strengthen protective factors of multi-ethnic children. The audience includes all who have a professional interest in the positive development of multi-ethnic children including: early childhood to high school educators, administrators and principals, curriculum specialists and directors of instruction, school counselors, home school coordinators, tribal education directors and staff, social service providers, health directors and staff, community recreation specialists, coaches, and college and university students, faculty and staff.


Check In, 8:00 am, Check In, UNM Student Union Lobo Room A

Welcome, 8:45-8:55 am, Dan and Susan Ninham  

9:00-9:55 am, Understanding Risk and Protective Factors for U.S. Latino/a Adolescents' Positive Development”, Alexandra Nicole Davis, PhD, University of New Mexico

10:00-10:55 am, Native Distance Running: When Tradition Fosters Excellence", Dustin Martin, Executive Director, Wings of America

11:00-11:55 am“Positive Youth Development With Ethnic Minority Youth: Implications for Culturally Humble Prevention Programming”, Marcos Martinez, PhD, University of New Mexico

Noon-1:25 pm, Lunch On Your Own

1:30-2:25 pm, “Indigenous Social Engineering to Engage Wicked Problems”, Jordan O. James, Ph.D. Student & Lecturer, University of New Mexico

2:30-3:25 pm, “Engaging Native American Learners With Rigor and Cultural Relevance”, Susan Ninham, Administrative Officer, Red Lake Nation Comprehensive Health Services, MN

3:30-4:25 pm, “Running Medicine for Mind, Body and Spirit”, Danielle Kie, Native Health Initiative, Albuquerque

4:30-5:25 pm, “The Games of Life Model: Socio-cultural Significance of Indigenous Games”, Dan Ninham, PhD, Director, PYD Initiatives

5:30 pm, Closing

Registration Procedures:  Registration includes emailed materials and professional development certificate for each session. The pre-registration deadline is July 23, 2018. The pre-registration fee is $99 USD per person. The regular registration fee is $115 USD per person July 24 to 28, 2018. There is no event day registration. Discounted group rates are available from participants from the same institution and pre-registered by July 23, 2018: $79 per person for groups of five or more. The student fee is $79 per person and pre-registered by July 23, 2018.

            Mail a sheet of paper with the following information: registrants name, institution, professional title, mailing address, email address and cell number, event date and location registered for with the fee in a check payable to PYD Initiatives and send to Dan Ninham, PO Box 351, Bemidji, MN, 56619. Information: 218.368.6430 or [email protected]

Online Training Course Option For People Who Cannot Attend: Assignments are available including written reflections for journal article reading, practicum activity and video observation per workshop. The cost is only $99 per person per workshop and will be a total of 20 hours of professional development hours. The Online Training Course feedback will be provided by Dr. Dan Ninham.

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July 30, 2018 at 8:00am - 5:30pm
University of New Mexico - Student Union
2450 Alamo Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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