The Struggle to Be Strong: Professional Development Session
December 5 @ 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Help teens recognize and name their strengths, and discover they’re not alone in facing life’s most difficult challenges. Youth will learn about seven resiliencies — insight, independence, relationships, initiative, creativity, humor, and morality — that everyone needs to survive and thrive in even the toughest times.
Participants in this workshop will be have an opportunity to practice active listening, facilitating group read-alouds, and communication techniques for creating a safe space for teens.
The Story-Based Approach uses true stories by teens as a gateway to important discussions with youth. As teens read, they discover they’re not alone in facing life’s difficulties.
Topics include: asking tough questions, taking charge, overcoming adversity
Our Story-Based Approach package includes:
- Professional Development, ideal for educators, counselors, and youth service professionals
- Curriculum Guide with structured and scripted lessons
- Anthologies of relevant, award-winning true stories by teens
To register for this session, please visit our online store to purchase “Package A” or “Package B,” or contact Loretta Chan at Lchan@youthcomm.org for more information.