Creating an Agency Culture: A Model for Common Humanity

March 1st, 2000 | RESEARCH

Children thrive individually when they feel part of a group. Thus every youth organization must intentionally create an agency culture that promotes positive values and relationships. Using social group work theory and her own experience as an agency director, the author proposes a Model for Common Humanity: nine principles that can guide the fostering of an agency milieu.


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Eileen Lyons, Author, Interfaith Neighbors


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 1
Page(s): 18

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs