Training Information

The Power of Circles in OST

Length of Training:  2 hours

Do you want to help youth process their emotions so they can better handle situations that arise? Do youth in your program need a way to connect and reflect so they feel like they belong? Circles in the OST environment can help build the relationships and skills youth need to support one another and successfully face challenges. This training will go over the basics and show you, step by step, how to facilitate meaningful circles with youth in your program.


Upon successful completion of this training, the participant will earn 2 clock hours (.2 CEUs) of training. 

Training Objectives: 

Participants will:

  1. Define the components of effective circle practices in OST.
  2. Explain the ways in which circles can be used with youth to meet various needs. 
  3. Develop a plan to facilitate a meaningful circle with youth. 

Core Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies Addressed (CKSCs): 


Learning Environments and Curriculum

Physical Environment and Activities

Apply - G. Creates environments and experiences to value, affirm, and respect diverse needs, abilities, experiences, and backgrounds.

Relationships and Interactions with Children and Youth

Enhancing Group Experiences

Identify - D. Identifies child/youth abilities and corresponding positive guidance techniques to support successful group experiences.

Apply - C. Plans and guides group activities to teach children and youth cooperation and collaboration.


Youth Engagement Voice and Choice

Skills and Competencies 

Apply - A. Encourages youth to express their ideas and feelings 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 Space

II. Supportive Environment

II-G: Emotion Coaching

III. Interactive Environment

III-K.: Sense of Belonging

III-L.: Fostering Teamwork-

III-M.: Promoting Responsibility and Leadership

III-N.: Cultivating Empathy 

Date Information

Location Information

CEU Information

Upon successful completion of this training, the participant will earn  3 clock hours (.3 CEUs) of training.


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

Participants must not miss more than 5 minutes of total training time, earn a 70% or higher on the post training quiz, and actively participate during training sessions to receive CEUs  for this training. 

Should you have any questions please contact Prime Time's Professional Development administrative coordinator, at pdcoordinator@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.


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

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Click the live chat button on the side of the page to chat with the Registry Coach who will check your registry membership or provide you with your registry member ID. 


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