Benefits of Youth Engagement for Adults

This infographic was created by the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health as part of their Youth Engagement Toolkit.

HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:
Adults will benefit from youth engagement because it:

  • Boosts energy
  • Increases adults' sense of belonging
  • Increases connectedness
  • Promotes new strategies for interacting with youth
  • Brings new perspectives to decision-making
  • Strengthens client-service provider relationship
  • Builds confidence in working with youth
  • Deconstructs stereotypes about young people

Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health. (2016). Youth Engagement Toolkit: Benefits to Young People. Retrieved from: http://www.yetoolkit.ca/content/benefits-adults

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