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Youth Thrive™ Training of Trainers

This three-day train the trainer course prepares agency trainers to facilitate Youth Thrive™: Protective and Promotive Factors for Healthy Development and Well-Being training for their organization.

This engaging course utilizes a variety of experience-based learning methods to help participants explore the guiding premises, current research, and promising practices designed to help young people grow into competent, resilient, thriving adults.

 

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Course Information

The Youth Thrive™: Protective and Promotive Factors for Healthy Development and Well-being direct course is a fun, engaging, competency-based training for any professional wishing to gain a deeper knowledge of how to support the growth and well-being of adolescents.

Participants will learn about the protective and promotive factors, identified in the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) Youth Thrive™ framework, that supports healthy development and well-being for youth. 

Participants will explore ways adults can build capacity for healthy development by providing:

  • Strength-based support
  • Positive, nurturing interactions
  • Growth-minded experiences 

 

Course length: 3 days
Cost: $895
CEU: 2.1 (21 clock hours)

Youth Thrive™ TOT Training Objectives

Following successful completion of this course, participants will:

  • Understand the Youth Thrive™ project, history, and goals
  • Identify the guiding premises that support our practice as we apply the Youth Thrive™ Framework
  • Identify the five components of the Youth Thrive™ Protective and Promotive Framework:
    • Knowledge of adolescent development
    • Social connections
    • Cognitive and social/emotional competence
    • Concrete support in times of need
    • Promoting youth resilience
  • Understand how the protective and promotive factors are important for ALL youth and work together to increase the likelihood that youth develop characteristics associated with healthy adolescent development and well-being
  • Develop a self-reflection plan to assess how you currently use the framework in your practices and how you plan to take action to increase the use of the framework in the future
  • Demonstrate how to effectively facilitate the  Youth Thrive™: Protective and Promotive Factors for Healthy Development and Well-Being direct course with others

 

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Course at a Glance-3 DAYS | 9:00am-5:00pm | $895

Date Location Registration Deadline Link
Date: March 3 - 5, 2020 Location: Holiday Inn Gainesville - University Center - Gainesville, FL Registration Deadline: February 3, 2020 Register

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