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ERIC Number: ED018678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 73
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Reference Count: 0
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AN EXPERIENCE IN MUTUAL SERVICE. REPORT OF THE 1965 INTERNATIONAL TRAINING INSTITUTE OF THE YWCA OF THE U.S.A. AND YWCA OF CANADA.
YWCA of the U.S.A., New York, NY.; YWCA of Canada, Toronto (Ontario).
THIS REPORT REVIEWS THE SELECTION AND PREPARATION OF INTERNATIONAL TRAINING INSTITUTE PARTICIPANTS, SOURCES OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT, SEMINAR TOPICS, VISITS TO WASHINGTON, D.C. AND NEW YORK FOLLOWING THE SEMINAR, EXPERIENCES AND INSIGHTS ARISING FROM FIELD PLACEMENTS, WORKSHOP OBEJCTIVES AND OUTCOMES, (INCLUDING EVALUATIVE COMMENTS), AND THE CLOSING CONFERENCE HELD AT BANFF. NECESSARY PREPARATIONS BY DELEGATES INCLUDED GATHERING BACKGROUND MATERIAL ON ONE'S OWN COUNTRY AND DOING A CASE STUDY OR PROGRAM REPORT. THE BUCK HILL FALLS, PENNSYLVANIA, SEMINAR DISCUSSED THE YWCA AS A CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT, SOCIAL CHANGE CHARACTERIZING A WORLD IN REVOLUTION, THE NATURE AND STRUCTURE OF COMMUNITIES AND OF COMMUNITY CHANGE, DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP SKILLS, AND UNDERSTANDING PEOPLE AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS. WORKSHOPS DEALT WITH SOCIAL CHANGE, CHRISTIAN RESPONSE, AND THE TASK OF THE YWCA. THE CLOSING CONFERENCE PRODUCED PROJECT PAPERS ON TOPICS SUCH AS LEADERSHIP TRAINING, YOUTH WORK, COMMUNITY ACTION, AND THE ROLE OF WOMEN. (APPENDIXES GIVE A CHRONOLOGY OF THE INSTITUTE PLANNING AND EXECUTION (1963-65), THE PREPARATORY STUDY OUTLINE, THE BUDGET OF THE INSTITUTE, BRIEF BIOGRAPHIES OF PARTICIPANTS, FIELD PLACEMENT DATA, WORKSHOP ASSIGNMENTS, AND WORKSHOP THEMES.) (LY)
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Authoring Institution: YWCA of the U.S.A., New York, NY.; YWCA of Canada, Toronto (Ontario).
Identifiers: Young Womens Christian Association