Well Being Tools for Practitioners and Youth – Part 1 (Series)

Participants are REQUIRED TO REGISTER AND ATTEND ALL SESSIONS 1,2 AND 3 and complete assignments in between trainings. Please note the dates for each module:

Do you sometimes feel stressed at work, frustrated with co-workers or burnt out? In this training you will practice self-care and resilience skills, and create a well-being plan to beter navigate stress, improve work relationships and model well-being skills for co-workers and the youth in your OST program.

Core Competencies Addressed
Core Knowledge Area – Interaction with Children/Youth:
5.A: Promote meaningful engagement, leadership and guidance of the children/youth – Entry Level and Level 1.
Core Knowledge Area – Professional Development and Leadership:
7.B: Integrate reflective practices and critical perspectives on personal performance, including goal setting – Entry Level and Level 1.

Primary QIS Scales Addressed
Supportive Environment:
II-F: Staff provides a welcoming atmosphere.
II-K: Staff support youth with encouragement

Training Objectives
Participants will:
a. Discuss and explore meaning of Well-being and key concepts: self-awareness, resilience, mindfulness, compassion, empathy
b. Understand the obstacles to well-being and evaluate the impact of stress on interactions with co-workers, youth and families served in OST
c. Practice and implement exercises and tools that promote self-care using a personalized well-being action plan