This professional development text aims to help directors and staff to create healthier learning environments for children and youth in after-school programs.

Bringing Yourself to Work: A Guide to Successful Staff Development in After-School Programs outlines the support and skills needed by staff to increase self-awareness, sustain healthy relationships and improve group dynamic.

Bringing Yourself to Work provides activities, a self-assessment tool, stories and more to help you and your staff deal with issues they most commonly face; how to analyze self-awareness, relate to others and other skills to become more effective group members.

Network members can borrow a copy from the Network Resource Library by contacting Marla Berrios at (203) 483-9757 or emailing her at For your convenience, pre-paid return envelopes are included with your library selection.