What's in Your Emergency Kit?

At a recent presentation, I decided to assemble an emergency kit for new staff. What should go in the kit? I thought about what added-value the kit could have for introductions and sharing core ideas of positive child, youth, and caregiver/family development.

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Jen Smith
The Accidental Youth Worker

I had always liked fixing things, so I decided it made sense to pursue an engineering degree. It turns out life had other plans. This is the story of how I became a youth worker.

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Jen Smith
The Looks that Say It All

You know the look. If you have been around a while, you have seen it hundreds if not thousands of times. You are meeting someone new and they ask what you do. Struggling to find the simplest, most straightforward answer, you say, “I work with youth.”

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