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After-School Centers and Youth Development : Case Studies of Success and Failure

By: Hirsch, Barton J.
Contributor(s): Deutsch, Nancy L | DuBois, David L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (368 p.).ISBN: 9781139116930.Subject(s): After-school programs -- United States -- Case studies | Student activities -- United States -- Case studies | Youth development -- United States -- Case studiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: After-School Centers and Youth Development : Case Studies of Success and FailureDDC classification: 371.8 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figure and Tables; Preface; INTRODUCTION; 1 The Quality of After-School Centers; A Theoretical Framework; Youth Background and Life Outside the Center; Youth Outcomes; The Three Circles; Programs and Activities; Youth-Staff Relationships; Center Culture; An Integrative Perspective; Center Organizational Characteristics; Understanding Quality; Getting to Know the Youth and After-School Centers; Boys & Girls Clubs and Other After-School Organizations; Outline of the Book; MIDWEST CENTER; 2 Pockets of Eexcellence; Analytical Framework; Goals
Program Development and ImplementationHuman Resource Development; Application of the Analytical Framework to the Midwest Center; Goals; Program Development and Implementation; Game Room; Youth-Staff Relationships; Chess Club; Keystone and Torch Clubs; Formal Educational Programs; Programs That Were Not Supported by Midwest Leadership; Programs Run by Volunteers or Other Organizations; Human Resource Development; Staff Hiring; Training and Supervision; Learning Organization; Conclusion; 3 Pocahontas Joins the Tribe; In the Beginning; Pocahontas's Year at the After-School Center
Closest Staff RelationshipActivities and Program Participation; Developmental Gains Over the Year; Pocahontas in the Midwest After-School Center: Strengths, Shortcomings, and Synergies; Strengths; Shortcomings; Synergies; Conclusion; 4 Bill: The Pros and Cons of Being One of the Guys; An Introduction to Bill; Bill's Year at the After-School Center; Check-Mate: Bill Becomes King of the Club; Fighting and Failing Grades; Keeping Bill in School; Keeping Bill from Gangbanging; Developmental Gains Over the Year; The Midwest After-School Center and Bill: Strengths, Shortcomings, and Synergies
StrengthsShortcomings; Synergies; Positive, Realized Synergies; Unrealized Potential Synergies; Negative Synergies; Bill's Story: A Conclusion; 5 Putting It All Together: Midwest Center; Youth Agency; A Familial Environment and Identity Development; NORTH RIVER CENTER; 6 A Study of Oorganizational Dysfunction; Goals; Program Development and Implementation; Gym; Game Room; Keystone and Torch Club; Formal Educational Programs; Swimming; Cheerleading and Basketball; Junior Staff; Programs Run by Volunteers; Staff-Youth Relationships; Human Resource Development; Staff Hiring
Training and SupervisionLearning Organization; Conclusion; 7 Undercutting Tweetie: The Trials and Tribulations of a Youth Leader; In the Beginning; Tweetie's Year at the After-School Center; Closest Staff Relationship; Activities and Program Participation; Developmental Gains Over the Year; Tweetie in the North River Center: Strengths, Shortcomings, and Synergies; Strengths; Shortcomings; Synergies; Positive Synergies; Negative Synergies; Conclusion; 8 Beyonce: A Good Friend Is Hard to Find (and Keep); In the Beginning; Beyonce's Year at the After-School Center; Peer Relationships
Relationships with Staff
Summary: This book examines after-school programs, exploring how - and why - young people thrive in good programs and suffer in weak ones.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figure and Tables; Preface; INTRODUCTION; 1 The Quality of After-School Centers; A Theoretical Framework; Youth Background and Life Outside the Center; Youth Outcomes; The Three Circles; Programs and Activities; Youth-Staff Relationships; Center Culture; An Integrative Perspective; Center Organizational Characteristics; Understanding Quality; Getting to Know the Youth and After-School Centers; Boys & Girls Clubs and Other After-School Organizations; Outline of the Book; MIDWEST CENTER; 2 Pockets of Eexcellence; Analytical Framework; Goals

Program Development and ImplementationHuman Resource Development; Application of the Analytical Framework to the Midwest Center; Goals; Program Development and Implementation; Game Room; Youth-Staff Relationships; Chess Club; Keystone and Torch Clubs; Formal Educational Programs; Programs That Were Not Supported by Midwest Leadership; Programs Run by Volunteers or Other Organizations; Human Resource Development; Staff Hiring; Training and Supervision; Learning Organization; Conclusion; 3 Pocahontas Joins the Tribe; In the Beginning; Pocahontas's Year at the After-School Center

Closest Staff RelationshipActivities and Program Participation; Developmental Gains Over the Year; Pocahontas in the Midwest After-School Center: Strengths, Shortcomings, and Synergies; Strengths; Shortcomings; Synergies; Conclusion; 4 Bill: The Pros and Cons of Being One of the Guys; An Introduction to Bill; Bill's Year at the After-School Center; Check-Mate: Bill Becomes King of the Club; Fighting and Failing Grades; Keeping Bill in School; Keeping Bill from Gangbanging; Developmental Gains Over the Year; The Midwest After-School Center and Bill: Strengths, Shortcomings, and Synergies

StrengthsShortcomings; Synergies; Positive, Realized Synergies; Unrealized Potential Synergies; Negative Synergies; Bill's Story: A Conclusion; 5 Putting It All Together: Midwest Center; Youth Agency; A Familial Environment and Identity Development; NORTH RIVER CENTER; 6 A Study of Oorganizational Dysfunction; Goals; Program Development and Implementation; Gym; Game Room; Keystone and Torch Club; Formal Educational Programs; Swimming; Cheerleading and Basketball; Junior Staff; Programs Run by Volunteers; Staff-Youth Relationships; Human Resource Development; Staff Hiring

Training and SupervisionLearning Organization; Conclusion; 7 Undercutting Tweetie: The Trials and Tribulations of a Youth Leader; In the Beginning; Tweetie's Year at the After-School Center; Closest Staff Relationship; Activities and Program Participation; Developmental Gains Over the Year; Tweetie in the North River Center: Strengths, Shortcomings, and Synergies; Strengths; Shortcomings; Synergies; Positive Synergies; Negative Synergies; Conclusion; 8 Beyonce: A Good Friend Is Hard to Find (and Keep); In the Beginning; Beyonce's Year at the After-School Center; Peer Relationships

Relationships with Staff

This book examines after-school programs, exploring how - and why - young people thrive in good programs and suffer in weak ones.

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