YDTP Program at Glance
Stepping Stones Intervention Services Youth Development Training Program (YDTP) is a high relevancy Social, Emotional, College and Career Readiness educational program that empowers at-risk youth and traditionally under-served populations. Using the curriculum from “The Make-A-Way” foundation created by “Hotep”, the program overview is highlighted below:
SCOPE OF SERVICES
Stepping Stones YDTP consists of four (4) components. The following summary focuses on the areas of support to help staff and students establish a new culture/ climate of relevancy, rapport, resiliency and resolution to allow for the education process to flourish.
Per the diagram on the previous page of this proposal, YDTP starts with RELEVANCY – Bored of Education.
Scholars Make Dollars: The Real Reasons Why You Need to Be in School
Topics Covered: Problem-Solving, Pursuing Excellence, Dropout Prevention, Resiliency, Wise Decision-Making & Life Skills.
Once we have covered and assessed the students understanding of the real reasons they need to stay in school, we then move to RESILIENCY – Keep It Moving.
Topics Covered: Violence Prevention, Conflict Resolution, Resiliency, Positive Habit/ Behavior Formation & Goal Setting.
After grasping how to Keep It Moving, we introduce the students to LEADERSHIP – 10 Things Every Leader Must Know.
Topics Covered: Leadership, Career Soft Skills & Life Skills: time management, choosing the right friends, positive behavior, adopting the right attitude, dressing for success.
Now the students are at a point where they see the ultimate goal which is graduating from high school! The students learn Everything You Need to Know Before You Graduate: REAL Talk to Prepare You for the REAL WORLD
Sessions are limited to Males ages 13 to 18
Sessions are every other Saturday .
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