Journal of Youth Development

Welcome to the Journal of Youth Development, an open-source, peer-reviewed, quarterly online publication dedicated to advancing youth development practice and research. JYD serves applied researchers and evaluators as well as practitioners who work in youth-serving organizations or the intermediaries that support them.

JYD is the official journal of two of the largest professional associations for those working with and on behalf of young people, the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals (NAE4-HYDP) and the National Afterschool Association (NAA). 

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Vol 15, No 1 (2020): Special Issue on the Youth Development Workforce

This special issue focuses on current research, practices and policies that capture the challenges and opportunities of the youth development workforce.

Table of Contents

Editor's Note

Lynne M. Borden, Michael Conn, Casey D. Mull, Michele Wilkens
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1-8

Special Issue Articles

Georgia S. Hall, Lisette DeSouza, Elizabeth Starr, Kathryn Wheeler, Kathy Schleyer
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9-23
Myles L. Lynch, Cindy L. Hartman, Nate E. Trauntvein, Cari A. E. Moorhead
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24-46
Anne M. White, Alexandra DeMand, Gina McGovern, Thomas Akiva
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47-69
Kari Robideau, Karyn Santl
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70-78
Amber Shanahan, Trisha Sheehan
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79-93
Michele Wilkens
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94-121
Benjamin Silliman, Harriett C. Edwards, James C. Johnson
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122-149
William H. Quinn, Barry A. Garst, Edmond P. Bowers, Kayla L. Weston
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150-164
Femi Vance, Rebecca Goldberg
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165-179
Dan Richmond, Jim Sibthorp, M. Deborah Bialeschki
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180-203
Deborah A. Moroney, Jill Young
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204-219
Emily Dodge
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220-238
Jessica Zadrazil Newman
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239-265

Reflection

Lynne M. Borden, Jaime Ballard, Louisa Michl-Petzing, Michael Conn, Casey D. Mull, Michele Wilkens
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266-286