Rachael Jarboe of City Vision College sent the following note regarding an online course in urban youth ministry City Vision will offer beginning January 2.   BTW, The Salvation Army and City Vision work together in placement of interns in several Army locations around the Midwest.

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­I wanted to to let you know that City Vision College will be offering an eight week accredited online Course in Urban Youth Ministrystarting January 2.  The course will be taught by Jeremy Del Rio, who is a national speaker and adjunct professor at Fuller Seminary, Alliance Theological Seminary, and City Vision College.  To register for the course visit: http://www.cityvision.edu/cms/cv/course-330-intro-urban-youth-ministry

Below is a description of the course.  If you have any questions, please E-mail info@cityvision.edu or call 816-960-2008.

Course 330 – UYM101: Urban Youth Ministry


Course Description
This course introduces students to the theory and practice of holistic youth development in an increasingly interconnected, open-sourced, urban world. Students will be equipped to develop asset-based, student-led, contextually relevant, culturally engaging, transformational relationships with young people. Special emphasis will be placed on issues of multiculturalism, urban poverty, and educational inequity.

Course Objectives

  • Empower students to lead holistic youth development in their respective communities.
  • Introduce students to the ideas and principles of community youth development.
  • Create a framework for nurturing authentic student leadership.
  • Provide tools for asset-based youth development, accessing community resources, and transformational mentoring.
  • Explore the cultural context and implications of the first generation to grow up online.
  • Explore the influence of Hip Hop on cities, pop culture, and youth development.
  • Explore the implications of digital media for youth development strategies.

Weekly Topics
1.        Foundations of Community Youth Development
2.        Empowering Authentic (Student-Led) Student Leadership
3.        Holistic Strategies: Introducing 40 Developmental Assets
4.        Sustainable Supports: Cultivating Community Assets
5.        Beyond Service: Restoring Justice to Youth Development
6.        Developing Leaders on your Team: Mentoring Matters
7.        Cultural Remix: Engaging the Hip Hop Generation
8.        The Generation Changing the World


Thank you,
Rachael Jarboe
TechMission and City Vision College

Phone: 816-960-2008 City Vision College Academic Office
rjarboe@cityvision.eduor rachaelj@techmission.org



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