Youth, Family, and Community Science programmes for Development(YFCSPD)

The world has realized that youth social ills such as drug and substance abuse, unemployment, trafficking, HIV and many more, have become a real challenge that needs immediate attention. Youth unemployment is a ticking time bomb, that needs to be addressed. GNBI provides expertise and training to empower youth leaders, Councilors, members of Parliament, Teachers, social workers, correctional service officers and directors in:

Volunteerism in Youth and Family

This course is designed to prepare current and future community-based youth and family professionals to better manage volunteers in local program service delivery. Specific foci include volunteerism as a social phenomenon; volunteer resource management; new forms of volunteerism; and future trends in volunteerism.

Program Development and Evaluation in Youth and Family Settings

This course explores how to develop programs, grants, and program evaluation in community-based family life and youth development settings. Major topics of focus include, 1) planning; 2) design and implementation; and 3) impact evaluation and accountability

Applied Concepts in Child and Youth Development

This course explores the fundamental concepts of child and youth development through adolescence as applied to programmatic and organizational contexts. A special focus is placed upon the concepts as applied to Community Youth theories & practice.

Contemporary issues in Youth, Family and Community Science

This course explores contemporary issues facing youth, family, and community professionals in the developing world. Students will explore respective social, cultural, political, and/or organizational underpinnings of issues as focused in two major domains: (1) family law and public policy and (2) professional ethics and practice. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the legal issues, policies, and laws influencing the well-being of families, along with understanding the character and quality of human social conduct. This includes the ability to critically examine ethical questions and issues as they relate to professional practice.

Applied Concepts in Early Child hood Development

This course explores the fundamental concepts of child and youth development through adolescence as applied to programmatic and organizational contexts. A special focus is placed upon the concepts as applied to Community Youth theories & practice.