Wed, Jun 21|
How to Support System Involved Youth to Find Motivation to Thrive with Purpose
Time & Location
Jun 21, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
About the Event
One of the most significant challenges for those supporting system involved youth who have experienced health disparities is to effectively help them find motivation to succeed in life and overcome and transform adversity. One solution is to help System Involved youth find motivation to step into their greatest self, based on their strengths, passions, and life experiences, that are sustainable and lead to improved relationship, life, and career outcomes. In this training, we will explore how to enhance our capacity to support system involved youth by exploring Motivational Strategies and Practices that prepare us to foster young people’s emotional development and wellbeing, as well as strengthen their resilience and ability to heal from traumatic events and build meaningful relationships. Practicing and sharing the methods outlined by this workshop will allow us to improve the practice of how we empower system-involved youth and families.
● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 elements of Motivational Practice approachesthat support system-involved youth to live authentically and inspire themselves towards success.
● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 transformational Motivational Strategies that help system-involved youth meet their own life and career needs.
● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 Coaching Points which can be used to support System Involved Youth with utilizing Motivational Strategies and Practices to meet their needs and improve the quality of their personal lives and careers.
10:00-10:05am Sign-in and Introduction
10:05-10:30am Learn how to empower System Involved Youth’s capacity to be leaders by engaging them to identify their Strengths, Passions and Life Experiences that foster their social and emotional development and wellbeing.
10:30-11:00am Learn transformational coaching Motivational Strategies and Practices that support system involved youth’s capacity to strengthen their resilience and ability to heal from traumatic events and help others lead a meaningful life.
11:00-11:30am Explore how to empower System Involved Youth’s capacity to be authentic, thriving human beings through role play with colleagues by engaging them to “determine and step into their life passions”, that lead to improved relationship, life, and career outcomes.
11:30-11:50am Explore setting up an “Establishing a Motivational Practices Plan” while roleplaying with colleagues in support of guiding System Involved Youth to lead a life with meaningful “future personal building engagement.”
11:50am-12pm Wrap Up & Closing
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 has retired from the Marin County Office of Education Safe Schools Department and is now providing individual life coaching, intervention coach training, and consulting to those supporting system involved youth. Prior to retirement, he developed the majority of his practice from his work as the Program Manager for the Oakland Unified School District’s Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs Intervention program from 2005 to 2021. Prior to that, he served as a substance abuse counselor in school districts in Alameda County, CA from 2000 to 2005.
This course meets the qualifications for (2.0) BBS CE hours 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.