ERIC Number: EJ615936
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Creating an Agency Culture: A Model for Common Humanity.
Lyons, Eileen C.
Afterschool Matters, v1 n1 p18-29 Sum 2000
Every youth organization must create an agency culture that promotes positive values and relationships. Using social work theory, the article proposes a Model for Common Humanity, offering nine principles that can guide the fostering of an agency milieu: needs dialogue; purpose, values, and expectations; adaptation; mutuality; building consensus; seeing; reciprocal impact; focus; and dynamism. (SM)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Agency Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Extracurricular Activities, Holistic Approach, Values
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