The building itself is designed in a circular shape with an enclosed courtyard in the center for activities such as kickball, volleyball, and even skating in the winter. In each unit there are three separate living facilities. Fortunately only two of the facilities are used leaving the other free for different activities. The living quarters are made up of a living room, kitchenette, and an office area for the employees. Surrounding this area are rooms for each of the residents. In their room they have a bed, desk, and toilet; they are allowed to have two books and a Bible, a pair of sneakers, and shower shoes. All three of the li...
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...s better understand how to raise their children, I can help kids get out of bad homes, and generally just be there to facilitate in any way possible. Although YDC did not change my career choice it helped me see how I can maximize the effectiveness of my profession to help others.
Anytime someone asks me if YDC is a good place to volunteer at I always tell them that it is the most rewarding experience and that everyone should have the opportunity to go. One of my friends, after I told her about YDC, told me that it takes a special person to do what I do each week. I disagree though, anyone can go in for two hours and play cards each week, you get out of the experience what you put in, but I guarantee that going to YDC will affect you in some way.
Wade, C., Tavris, C., Garry, M. (2011). Psychology. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education Inc.
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