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Building a Positive Community with Teens

Length of Training: Two-part series 2 hours each 


Participants are REQUIRED TO ATTEND ALL TRAININGS in the series and create and try out tailored activities in between trainings.

    

Part 1 - Building Positive Community with Teens - Laying the Foundation 

Part 2 - Building Positive Community with Teens - Meaningful Relationships 

 

To learn, stay engaged, and develop as individuals, teens need a safe, predictable, joyful, and inclusive space where they can experience belonging, significance and emotional safety. They also need to feel comfortable taking risks and working with their peers. How can you create such a space for the teens you work with? This lively training series explores the environment in which you work with youth and provides strategies, fun group activities, and relationship-building meeting structures that will help you establish a community that promotes positive experiences for teens. 

 

Please note: Only afterschool practitioners working with middle school, high school, or fifth grade elementary youth should register for this training. 

 

Upon successful completion of this training series and follow-up assignment(s), the participant will earn 6 clock hours (.6 CEUs) of training.  

 

Building Positive Community with Teens - Laying the Foundation 

Training Objectives 

Participants will: 

  1. Discuss the importance of belonging, significance and emotional safety for youth 
  2. Outline the methods involved in establishing a positive community 
  3. Utilize interactive learning structures and brain breaks that provide opportunities for youth to feel a sense of belonging and significance

Building Positive Community with Teens - Meaningful Relationships 

Training Objectives 

Participants will: 

  1. Explain the Responsive Advisory Meeting structure. 
  2. Practice developing Responsive Advisory Meetings as a way to help youth build positive relationships. 

Core Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Addressed (CKSCs) 

 

Learning Environments and Curriculum  

Physical Environment and Activities 

Identify - A. Recognizes the importance of creating a developmentally and    culturally responsive learning environment and following a curriculum.

Identify - C. Identifies aspects of a developmentally and culturally responsive environment and learning plan. 

Apply - B. Shows warmth, caring, and respect for children, youth, and others as individuals. 

Apply - C. Employs schedules, routines, and structured transitions. 


Physical, Social/Emotional, and Cognitive Development 

Apply - B. Implements strategies to develop young people’s self-awareness, social awareness, self-management, relationship building, and responsible decision making.

Apply - C. Models healthy interactions and guides children and youth in self-awareness, social awareness, relationships, and responsible decision making. 


Language and Communication Development 

Apply - C. Encourages children and youth to communicate in a variety of ways 

Creative Expression

Apply - B. Supports individual expression, including cultural influences. 

 

Relationships and Interactions with Children and Youth

Individual Child/Youth Guidance 

Apply - A. Provides a supportive environment in which children and youth can learn and practice pro-social behaviors. 

Apply - D. Practices positive, health interactions and guides children and youth in self-awareness, social awareness, relationship building, and responsible decision making. 

Youth Engagement, Voice, and Choice 

Apply - A. Encourages youth to express their ideas and feelings to support healthy  development, meaningful relationships, and program quality. 

Equity and Inclusion 

Inclusive and Accessible Physical and Social Spaces 

Apply - A. Creates an inclusive, welcoming, and respectful environment for all. 

 

Primary QIS Scales Addressed: 

 

I. Safe Environment 

I-E. Creating Safe Spaces 

II. Supportive Environment 

II-J: Active Learning 

III. Interactive Environment 

III-K. Sense of Belonging 

III-N: Cultivating Empathy

Date Information




CEU Information

Upon successful completion of this training series and follow up assignment(s), the participant will earn 6 clock hours (.6 CEUs) of training.

 

If requesting CEUs, participants must check the box below and enter their registry ID number.

 

Participants must be Prime Time registry members in order to receive CEUs for trainings.

Participants must complete all assignments satisfactorily, attend all sessions of this training series, miss no more than 15 minutes of total training time and actively participate during training sessions to receive CEUs  for this training series. 

 

Should you have any questions please contact Prime Time's Professional Development administrative coordinator pdassistant@primetimepbc.org.


Registry Member Information

Participants must be Prime Time registry members in order to attend trainings.


If you are not a registry member, please choose "no" and enter your information on the following page.  After you press submit there will be directions on how to sign up for a registry orientation.


If you are a registry member, please choose "yes" and enter your registry member number to proceed with registration.

 

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