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Strong Directors Skilled Staff: Guide to Using the Core Competencies

Funded by The Wallace Foundation, the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) collaborated with the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) to develop the Core Competencies for Youth Work Professionals, the Core Competencies for Supervisors of Youth Work Professionals, and this user guide.

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