269.552.9899

Portage, MI, USA

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ENGAGING WITH CHALLENGING YOUTH BEHAVIORS

What upsets you? What calms you down?

What are our expectations and assumptions when working with challenging youth behaviors? What do healthy trauma-informed and culturally sensitive guidelines look like in practice. This interactive workshop will explore the context behind “bad” behavior so that we can better help the youth and ourselves. Learn about more effective strategies which consider the roles that chronic stress and trauma play in challenging behaviors. Gain a better understanding of how to distinguish between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors so that we can build resiliency in youth and in ourselves.

 

BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION WORKSHOPS

 

“BAD” BEHAVIOR OVERVIEW: FACILITATING HEALTHIER CHOICES THROUGH A TRAUMA-INFORMED LENS

What are our expectations and assumptions when working with challenging youth behaviors? What do healthy trauma-informed and culturally sensitive guidelines look like in practice. This interactive workshop will explore the context behind “bad” behavior so that we can better help the youth and ourselves. Learn about more effective strategies which consider the roles that chronic stress and trauma play in challenging behaviors. Gain a better understanding of how to distinguish between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors so that we can build resiliency in youth and in ourselves. (Note: this is a combined and abridged overview of the topics explored more in depth in “Bad” Behavior parts 1 & 2). This is a two-hour minimum workshop.

“BAD” BEHAVIOR, PART ONE: CONTEXTUALIZING

What are our expectations and assumptions when working with challenging youth behaviors? This interactive workshop will explore the context behind “bad” behavior so that we can better help the youth and ourselves. Learn about more effective strategies which consider the roles that chronic stress and trauma play in challenging behaviors. Gain a better understanding of how to distinguish between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors so that we can build resiliency in youth and in ourselves.

“BAD” BEHAVIOR, PART TWO: FACILITATING HEALTHIER CHOICES FOR YOUTH AND FOR OURSELVES

What do healthy expectations and guidelines for youth behavior look like in practice? What works and what doesn’t work when we’re facing challenging behaviors in youth? Learn strategies for dealing with “bad” behaviors. Gain a better understanding of bullying and what role adults can play in helping guide youth through challenging behaviors.

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Portage, MI, USA

269.552.9899