Leveraging Youth to Lead: Applying a Positive Youth Development Approach for Global Health Programming

Session Date: April 23, 2021

Session Description: Recognizing the need to strengthen programs reaching youth, this session will share tools and solutions for programs targeting youth and supporting spaces for young people to lead using a Positive Youth Development (PYD) approach. The following tools will be discussed for their application of their PYD lens in global health: a) Youth Program Assessment Tool (YPAT); b) Tool for Adolescent Youth Reproductive Health (AYRH)-Responsive Planning (TARP); and c) HIV Prevention Ambassador Toolkit for Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW). The session will also talk about capacity building for DREAMS Ambassadors and introduce the www.YouthLead.org platform which connects young change makers in 164 countries to lead and implement community projects.

Session File(s) Leveraging Youth to Lead: Applying a Positive Youth Development Approach for Global Health Programming PPT.pdf