Thu, May 12|
Depression, Anxiety & Anger: An Integrated Approach to Support System Involved Youth
Michele and Tory Ponsford
Time & Location
May 12, 2022, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
About the Event
Michele and Tory Ponsford
Explore new ideas to understand the emotional needs of System Involved Youth through an integrated approach. You will gain knowledge and skills to support System Involved Youth to integrate their emotional experience through emotional awareness, acknowledgment, effectively embracing emotional experience, interpreting emotional needs, and responding to emotional needs through responsive behaviors. Learn and practice somatic techniques that allow the emotional energy to be released from the body to decrease emotional depression, suppression, anxiety, and anger.
· Participants will gain knowledge of what emotional experiences contribute to development of depression, anxiety, and anger in System Involved Youth.
· Participants will understand how to organize and interpret emotional experiences for System Involved Youth versus denying or controlling emotions through behaviors.
· Participants will learn how to integrate the emotional experience of System Involved Youth in a safe and healthy way using somatic techniques (breath work, movement, mindfulness, and grounding)
12:00-12:55pm Understanding Anxiety, Depression and Anger
12:55-1:05pm Break (CEUs will not be offered for this time)
1:05-1:55pm Integrated System for Coping with Anxiety, Depression and Anger
1:55-2:05pm Break (CEUs will not be offered for this time)
2:05-2:55pm Somatic Techniques-Breathing, Safe Expression of Emotion
2:55-3:05pm Break (CEUs will not be offered for this time)
3:05-3:50pm Activity-Responding to emotional needs by identifying reactivity behaviors
3:50-4:00pm Question & Answers & Evaluations
Meet Our Trainer
Tory Ponsford is the Co-Founder of Evolution Consulting Firm. He brings over 25 years of professional experience to the team. His focus throughout his career has been primarily on Finance and Small Business Development. Over the last several years, Tory has developed his understanding of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and it’s importance in the business context. Tory specializes in teaching individuals how to develop Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and optimally utilize EQ development to improve overall professional performance. Working with leadership teams to integrate all aspects of business intelligence has been a key focus for Tory. Tory is a Certified Awakening Excellence Instructor with the Total Integration Institute.
Michele Ponsford is the Co-Founder of Evolution Consulting Firm. She has developed her career in the San Francisco Bay Area over the past 20 years. Her experience in Business Management has deepened her understanding of the value of breathing humanity and morality into business globally. Consulting with businesses to evolve into purpose driven entities has become her current passion. Michele specializes in teaching conscious business communication techniques, creating healthy business cultures & relationships as well as implementing core values into systems & operations. Michele is a Certified Awakening Excellence Instructor with the Total Integration Institute.
This course meets the qualifications for (3.5) 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.