Social Belonging for Youth Success: Research and Promising Practices

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Social Belonging for Youth Success: Research and Promising Practices - Thursday, September 14th @ noon

A strong sense of social belonging means feeling valued and accepted by others. Social belonging has been linked to many aspects of success in school, career and adult life, including physical health, mental health, academic achievement and persistence. This webinar will begin with an overview of the research on social belonging, including a glimpse at the neuroscience of belonging and how it has been linked to positive outcomes among youth in diverse settings. Presenters will discuss how youth program staff, educators, counselors, and mentors can practice simple exercises to promote belonging in their settings.



Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:00pm


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The New Mexico Out-of-School Time Network (NMOST) brings together policymakers, educators, childcare providers, youth development workers, and other stakeholders interested in ensuring positive youth development opportunities and outcomes through out-of-school time programs.

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