Well Being Tools for Practitioners and Youth – Part 3 (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:

In part 3 of this series we will focus on ways to empower youth with well-being and resilience skills through age-appropriate stress management and problem-solving strategies. This training will provide basic youth-focused tips, activities, and practices you can facilitate with youth in your OST program.

Core Competencies Addressed
Core Knowledge Area – Interaction with Children/Youth:
5.A: Model developmentally appropriate guidance approaches that promote positive behaviors, problem solving and self-control – Entry Level, Levels 1-2
5.C: Use strategies to assist children and youth in learning to express emotions in positive ways including problem solving and decision –making – Levels 1-3

Core Knowledge Area – Health, Safety and Nutrition:
8.C: Plan activities that teach children or youth techniques to deal with stress and develop resiliency – Entry Level, Levels 1-3

Primary QIS Scales Addressed
Supportive Environment:
II-J: Staff supports youth in building new skills.

Training Objectives
Participants will:
a. Analyze online resources that teach youth practical life and coping skills, including age appropriate versions of tools learned in Practitioner Well-being Part 1 and 2
b. Examine strategies to assist youth in learning to express emotions in positive ways
c. Plan activities that teach youth techniques to deal with stress and develop resiliency