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EDUC 3302 Making Connections - Professions in the Field of School-Age and Adolescent Development: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 3302 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Astroth, K., Garza, P., Taylor, B. (2004) Getting down to business: Defining competencies for entry-level youth workers. New Directions for Youth Development, 104, 25–37.

Freiberg, J. H. (2002). Essential skills for new teachers. Educational Leadership, 59(6), 56–60.

Gharabaghi, K. (2008). Values and ethics in child and youth care practice. Child & Youth Services, 30(3/4), 185–209. 

Klitzke, M. (2008). Working with families of children with developmental disabilities. Brown University Child & Adolescent Behavior Letter, 24(11), 1–6.

Kono, C. D. (2010). Professional traits and skills: First-year teachers principals like to hire. Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 7(3), 59–64.

Marshall, N. (2009). Professional boundaries in child and youth care work. Relational Child & Youth Care Practice, 22(4), 37–38.

Mullins, J. (2009). Career planning the second time around. Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 53(2), 12–15.

Stover, D., & Cook, G. (2009). The legal list: Top 10 issues. American School Board Journal, 196(2), 16–21.

Toumbourou, J. W., & Gregg, M. E. (2001). Working with families to promote healthy adolescent development. Family Matters, 59, 54–60.

Walker, J., Gran, C., & Curiel, A. (2005) Shaping ethics: Youth workers matter. New Directions for Youth Development, 108, 19–30.


Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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