Positive Youth Development through Physical Activity SIG will work to create a thriving community of practice positive youth development around providing education and advancement of practices within the field of exercise and sport psychology through:
- Providing education to key stakeholders concerning the benefits of positive youth development through physical activity approaches;
- Promoting innovative ways to research positive youth development through physical activity;
- Identifying grants and funding agencies that support positive youth development and physical activity;
- Encouraging members from the exercise and sport psychology field to bring their skills and abilities to youth development through physical activity settings: first by creating professional pathways in the field of positive youth development through physical activity: second by furthering professional training and education specifically suited to physical activity-based positive youth development settings.
If you are interested in joining the Positive Youth Development through Physical Activity Special Interest Group (SIG) or learning more about the group, contact SIG Coordinator John McCarthy.