Thu, May 04|
Improving Social Intelligence of System Involved Youth with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Time & Location
May 04, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM PDT
About the Event
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 be able to identify at least 2 methods that promote youth to think about the feelings and reactions of others.
· Participants will be able to explain how to create social goals along with system involved youth that reflect the social needs of the youth.
· Participants will be able to identify at least 2 activities that are intrinsically simple and enticing to engage youth and encourage social skill building.
1:30-2:00pm Welcome, Housekeeping, Technical Assistance and Check-In
2:00-2:30pm Creating a Supportive Learning Environment
2:30-3:00pm Benefits of Instruction in Social and Emotional Intelligences
3:00-3:15pm BREAK (CE hours will not be offered for this time)
3:15-3:45pm Group Activity - Activities that are intrinsically simple and enticing to engage youth and encourage social skill building
3:45-4:15pm Participants will explore some straightforward strategies to better interact with and support System Involved Youth.
4:15-4:30pm Summarize, Debrief, Close
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.
This course meets the qualifications for (2.75) 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.