The Youth Work Methods are powerful strategies for working with young people, bringing together over fifty years of experience and the latest research in positive youth development. These interactive and hands-on courses provide participants with practical skills that are geared to improve the quality of interactions with youth. They can be taken separately or together.
Empathy and Emotion Management
NEW COURSE led by bob, a Weikart Center Youth Work Methods instructor
What are the strategies and methods that help practitioners build empathy and emotion management skills in youth? This workshop will focus on ways to encourage relating to others with acceptance and sensitivity to diverse perspectives and experiences, as well as staff practices that support the ability to constructively handle both positive and challenging emotions.
Who should attend?
The Youth Work Methods workshops are designed to empower direct-staff with tools that will increase the quality of their work with youth.