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Document A describes the major elements of Wiggle Room that fill in the missing pieces from today’s youth engagement and program development. Wiggle Room’s multi-dimensional process moves youth work beyond…

This document prepares you to meet and understand people in your community. It outlines arguments made to dissuade you from taking the time to do this and offers ways to…

This document focuses on how to engage a community with an understanding of its phase of development or POD. This information is invaluable! It will help you build new programs…

Document D offers detailed instructions on how to conduct a listening forum. A listening forum is designed to gather community input and build networks. It is a powerful way to…

Document E discusses one of the most important elements in youth programs: the adults. This document focuses on how to select and grow a great group of youth program staff…

Document F introduces the four survival roles: Hero, Rebel, Clown and Ghost via an interactive, simulated first group meeting. The information is presented as a training session for anyone working…

Document G introduces a new paradigm for small group development so that Wiggle Room facilitators may guide their youth groups through each phase successfully. Many existing frameworks provide information on…

Document H offers you general guidelines for understanding and supporting individual teens stuck in survival roles at each stage of group development. It includes a training activity that can be…

Document I is deceptively simple. It contains information on how to communicate with teens. This information is essential to building trusting connections between people and a safe group environment. By…

Document J contains an overview of the Coaching Process. This process helps youth: become aware of how they respond in different situations; identify patterns in their behaviors; consider their intentions;…