More specifically you can learn about how to support a group of at-risk youngsters in a non-formal learning program that is based on volunteering.
The above-mentioned topics are explored by sharing a field-tested practice of working with Hungarian youth living in foster care and in segregated minority communities. This program is called: From Us to You.
Aims and objectives of the course
The course aims to introduce the framework of the From Us to You program. By doing so we also would like to share what we have found useful in our work in supporting at-risk youth. Besides our learnings, we also share the resources and approaches we have learned from within or outside of the field of youth work. More concretely, you will have a short glimpse into: Experiential educationSolution focused approachTrauma informed approach.
Timeline and framework of the course
The modules of the course are self-paced, so you can go them through in a more intense manner, or stretch them out in time.
You can use it as a source of inspiration if you are new to the field.
If you are already active in the field of youth and volunteering, we recommend you to take your time and try to implement what's useful from this course in your work.
The additional materials provide you with a chance to dive deeper into the three above-mentioned approaches that might help gain a deeper understanding and help you adapt the learnings from this course to your work.
The course was designed for youth workers, teachers, and facilitators who are working with youth at risk.
If you are supporting ESC volunteers or groups we think this course might be a good source of inspiration for you.
We really hope that you find this learning journey useful.