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December 2017

The Struggle to Be Strong: Professional Development Session

December 5 @ 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Youth Communication, 242 W. 38th St. 6th Fl.
New York,NY10018United States
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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…

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January 2018

On My Way: Professional Development

01/05/2018 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Youth Communication, 242 W. 38th St. 6th Fl.
New York,NY10018United States
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On My Way strengthens the social and emotional skills that young people need to succeed at work: including self-awareness, decision-making and communication. The work readiness skills in On My Way are presented through true, personal stories told by teenagers—all developed in our rigorous teen writing program. The teens in your program will recognize themselves in our writers and immediately trust them. Starting with true stories by fellow teens helps discussions about effective communication, conflict resolution, and other life skills feel…

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Effectively Engage Students with YCteen Stories

01/26/2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Youth Communication, 242 W. 38th St. 6th Fl.
New York,NY10018United States
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This free Youth Communication workshop for educators and youth service professionals provides concrete strategies for effectively using YCteen magazine's award-winning true stories in the classroom. You’ll learn how to use Circle protocols and open-ended questions to target students’ reading comprehension in a way that’s both successful and engaging.  Our Story-Based Approach bolsters social and emotional learning, enhances literacy engagement, and builds trust and community in the classroom setting.  You’ll also learn more about ways Circle creates a safe and comfortable space for…

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