Mon, Mar 14|
Improving Social Intelligence of System Involved Youth with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Waynette Brock & Anisa Mustfa
Time & Location
Mar 14, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:15 PM
About the Event
Waynette Brock and Anisa Mustfa
Children with ADHD (a common diagnosis of system involved youth) may experience a range of challenges that limit their social development and effectiveness. These challenges can interfere with a child’s ability to create the meaningful relationships that are necessary for success in school and in life. Training participants will explore these challenges through a social intelligence paradigm through which skills that can be learned. Participants will take away straightforward strategies to better interact with and support system involved youth as they learn and experience themselves in today’s world.
- Participants will learn methods that promote youth thinking about the feelings and reactions of others.
- Participants will learn how to create social goals along with system involved youth that reflect the social needs of the youth.
- Participants will learn how to choose activities that are intrinsically simple and enticing to engage youth and encourage social skill building.
10:00-10:30am Welcome, Housekeeping, Technical Assistance and Check-In
10:30-11:00am Creating a Supportive Learning Environment
11:00-12:00pm Benefits of Instruction in Social and Emotional Intelligences
Noon-12:30pm BREAK (CEUs will not be offered for this time)
12:30-1:30pm Group Activity - Activities that are intrinsically simple and enticing to engage youth and encourage social skill building
1:30-2:00pm Participants will explore some straightforward strategies to better interact with and support System Involved Youth.
2:00-2:15pm Summarize, Debrief, Evaluations
Meet Our Trainer
Waynette Brock has lead peer teams focusing on high risk individuals and underserved populations such as those that are incarcerated, individuals seeking recovery from substance use disorder, and those with life threatening illnesses, as well as anyone who wants to make positive life changes. Waynette lives in Northern California and is the National Trainer for the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery.
Anisa Mustfa is currently responsible for National and International Trauma, Crisis and Mental Health Recovery, Community Inclusion, Psychiatric Advanced Directives, Wellness/Recovery Education programs, certification training, curriculum development, and sourcing of initiatives through implementation. Anais also provides support for all operational aspects of the vendor management process while delivering strategic projects and leadership that provided key business insights for high-priority initiatives.
This course meets the qualifications for (3.75) BBS CEUs for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.