Making successful strides : developing a training manual for assistants, tutors, and volunteers in the strides to success and leading the way programs
Author(s)Moky, Kristine A.
Contributor(s)Gilmore, G. D.
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AbstractThe purpose of this project was to develop a training manual for assistants, tutors, and voIunteers in the Strides To Success and Leading The Wqv programs at the Winona Middle School. This was based on an established need by the Strides To Success staff and Action Council to implement training for the partners and volunteers that work directly with the program and the program participants. Strides To Success is an early intementiodprevention youth development program designed to provide children who exhibit at-risk behavior the education and support key need to make healthy decisions, build personal assets, and develop competencies. Youth learn non-violent conflict resolution skills, encouraging success in school with more intervention, providing interaction with adult role models, nourishing a positive self image, and developing an awareness and respect for others in the Strides To Success program. Leading the I Wq, is a program which involves high school students who participated in Strides To Success I during middle school. It employs selected high school students through Strides To Success to tutor middle school students and assist in program facilitation. The manual development and 1 evaluation process involved many intricate steps incorporating the staff and Action Council of Strides To Success.