Events

Events

May
8
Mon
Reaching Teens @ Region 19 Head Start Conference Center
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Reaching Teens:  Trauma-Informed, Strengths-Based Strategies for Supporting Positive Health, Mental Health, and Behaviors

$35 Individual Registration

Conference Learning Objectives

6 CEUs available for Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Counselors and School Counselors. With an opportunity for up to 4 years of credit!

This 6-hour workshop is designed for child welfare workers, juvenile probation officers, school personnel, hospital/clinic personnel, counselors, and social workers.  Dr. Ken Ginsburg (M.D., Ms Ed, FAAP, FSAHM) provides attendees with:

  • The Seven C’s model of positive youth development and resilience
  • A strengths-based approach to combat the demoralization that can paralyze the behavioral change process
  • Familiarity with how our “buttons” and body language can trigger traumatized youth
  • How to eliminate shame from our interactions with youth, helping them gain confidence by focusing on existing competencies
  • Ways to help youth gain control of their decision-making processes
  • Stress management strategies to move youth away from self-destructive quick-fixes and towards positive behavioral choices

REGISTER FOR YOUR SEAT TODAY!

https://reachingteens.eventbrite.com

Jul
25
Tue
Foster Parent Orientation @ Bright Futures Center
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

In-Person Orientation – Attend an orientation session in person where the application process is reviewed and you have the opportunity to ask questions.

Aug
7
Wed
Trauma and Triumph: Border Youth Conference @ Judson F. William Convention Center
Aug 7 @ 8:00 am – Aug 8 @ 5:00 pm