Healing Practices Anyone Can Do for System Involved Youth based on practices from the Untethered Soul
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About the Event
One of the most significant challenges for those supporting system involved youth these days is to effectively engage youth and families and help them build constructive, transformational behaviors that are sustainable and lead to healthy community engagement and improved outcomes for system involved youth.
We will explore how to amplify our capacity to support child social and emotional development and wellbeing, strengthen resilience towards healing from traumatic events that can magnified by the abuse of substances by utilizing the practices illustrated in Michael Singer’s books, “The Untethered Soul” and “Living from a Place of Surrender”. Practicing and sharing the methods outlined by this author will empower our own mindfulness practices and allow us to deepen our effectiveness with system-involved youth and their families to support them towards healthier lifestyles.
- Participants will explore how to establish energy healing techniques that minimize vicarious trauma and enhance child social and emotional development and well-being to maintain the optimum mindset when supporting system involved youth and families to better choices.
- Participants will explore trauma releasing techniques from Michael Singer’s book, “Living from a Place of Surrender” that strengthen one’s own protective factors as a support strategy for helping individuals to change problematic habitual and addictive behaviors.
- Participants will learn energy amplification techniques that foster resilienceas illustrated in Michael Singer’s book, “The Untethered Soul”.
11:00am-11:05am Sign In
11:05am-11:30am An overview of energy healing techniques that minimize vicarious trauma and enhance child social and emotional development and well-being to maintain the optimum mindset when supporting system involved youth to better choices.
11:30am-12:15pm Explore trauma releasing techniques from Michael Singer’s book, “Living from a Place of Surrender” that strengthen one’s own protective factors as a therapeutic support strategy for helping individuals to change problematic habitual and addictive behaviors.
12:15pm-12:45pm Explore energy amplification techniques that foster resilience as illustrated in Michael Singer’s book, “The Untethered Soul”.
12:45pm-1:00pm Wrap Up & Evaluation
Meet Our Trainer
Mr. Robert Dousa is the founding Managing General Partner of Independent Strengths Building Consulting. This business includes: Individual Anger Management & Addictive Behavior Recovery Coaching, Conducting training of: Situational Leadership/Strengths-Based Life Skills Coaching, Brief Intervention & Motivational Interviewing, Drug, Anger Management, & Family interventions, Neuroscience-Based Leadership & Rapport Building, & Organizational Prevention Strategy Consultation, & Mandated Reporter Training for CA. Mr. Robert Dousa's full time position is the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs Program Manager of Intervention and Prevention for the Behavioral Health Department of the Oakland Unified School District, CA. This program includes managing the prevention and intervention of substance abuse of all tobacco, alcohol, and drugs from Oakland’s 85 public schools, K-12. Robert Dousa has served in this capacity for the Oakland Unified School District since 2005 and prior to that served as a substance abuse counselor in school districts in Alameda County, CA.
This course meets the qualifications for (2.0) 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.