**Youth Communication will host a Professional Development session for The Struggle to Be Strong on December 5, 2017, from 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Location: Youth Communication, 242 West 38th St., 6th floor, New York, NY 10018. Please purchase “Package A” or “Package B” if you would like to participate in this workshop.**
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.
Topics include: asking tough questions, taking charge, overcoming adversity
This Story-Based Approach package includes:
• Professional Development (3.5 hours) session for staff: Help youth service professionals identify, label, and model SEL skills for teens and successfully implement this intervention.
• Anthology of teen stories (The Struggle to Be Strong: True Stories About Overcoming Tough Times)
• Curriculum Guide (A Leader’s Guide to The Struggle to Be Strong)
Choose a Curriculum & Training Package
(These packages are for the New York Metro Area only. Please contact us for info if you are outside of the New York area.)
Package A: 12 copies of the anthology, a curriculum guide, and one attendee at a training: $350**
Package B: 60 copies of the anthology, 5 curriculum guides, and up to 5 attendees at a training: $1,700**
Package C: 100 copies of the anthology, 10 curriculum guides, and an on-site training for up to 10 staff: $3,000
Package D: 200 copies of the anthology, 20 curriculum guides, and an on-site training for up to 20 staff: $5,750