Facilitator: Beth Fraster
This interactive training is designed to build knowledge, skills and attitudes that enhance the capacity of adults to connect and support the development of empowering youth adult relationships. Building on the work of the Search Institute, this training will prepare adults to develop relationships that powerfully and positively shape young people’s identities that help them develop thriving mindsets and create opportunities for young people to share their opinions, thoughts and voice in youth development programs and mentoring relationships.
Main Goals of the Workshop
- Bringing research to practice: starting with the facts.
- Developing a framework for developing relationships that matter.
- Practicing skills
- Understanding the impact of trauma on developing relationships
- Developing strategies and plans for real life
- Large and small group discussion,
- Reflection activities,
- Group and individual brainstorm,
- Interactive/movement activities.
- All mentoring programmes: programm staff, coordinators and managers.
- Youth service organizations that want to improve the quality of youth adult relationships as a lever for positive youth outcomes: direct youth workers, supervisors, programme coordinators and managers.
- Policy makers, funders and researchers that want to learn how programmes can bring research to practice to leverage youth adult relationships toward positive programme outcomes.