Intergenerational Programs and Practices for Senior Volunteers

This is a certificate training program for older adults (55+) wishing to develop (or expand) intergenerational programs in their areas of interest.
Intergenerational Programs and Practices for Senior Volunteers - Workshops
Language: English
$45.00

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Description

When: Tue., Apr. 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; and June 5, 2018
(2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

Where: Penn State Center for Healthy Aging
Biobehavioral Health Bldg.
4th Floor Conference Rm.

University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

registration deadline: April 15, 2018
11:59 p.m.

Intergenerational Programs & Practices for Senior Volunteers is a certificate training program offered by Penn State University for older adults (55+) wishing to develop (or expand) intergenerational programs in their areas of interest.

Additional training and networking opportunities will be provided by Penn State and partnering organizations (will include: application seminars, intergenerational study tours, and intergenerational conferences).

Who should attend?

  • RSVP Volunteers
  • Master Gardeners
  • 4-H Volunteers
  • Certified Food & Wellness Volunteers
  • Foster Grandparents
  • AARP Volunteers
  • Other adults looking to make a difference in young people's lives.

Learning Objectives

  • Build intergenerational program development skills.
  • Extend your leadership skills.
  • Apply your intergenerational experience to shape new programs.

Co-Sponsored By:

  • Penn State Intergenerational Program (rooted in Penn State Extension)
  • Penn State Center for Healthy Aging
  • RSVP-Centre County
  • OLLI at Penn State
  • Office of Multicultural Affairs (Coll. Ag Sciences)

Agenda

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

02:00 pm Introduction to the ILI Mini-Course & the IG Field

02:00 pm Intergenerational Approaches for Community Building: Part II

02:00 pm Intergenerational Programs & Practices: Background & Rationale

02:00 pm Intergenerational Programs & Practices: Depth of Intergenerational Engagement

02:00 pm Principles of Intergenerational Programs

02:00 pm Intergenerational Approaches for Community Building: Part I

02:00 pm Intergenerational Program Leadership & Evaluation

02:00 pm Summarizing Key Points of the ILI Mini-Course on IG Programs & Practices

Instructors

Developing & evaluating intergenerational initiatives in diverse settings. Training Extension educators and other professionals in intergenerational programming. Establishing intergenerational strategies for civic engagement and environmental design.

More by Matthew Kaplan, Ph.D. 

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