Fri, Oct 13|
Incorporating Coaching into Your Efforts to Support System Involved Youth
Time & Location
Oct 13, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
About the Event
One of the most significant challenges for those supporting system involved youth is to effectively engage system involved youth and help them build constructive, transformational behaviors that are sustainable and lead to healthy community engagement and improved outcomes. In this training, we will explore how to enhance our capacity to support system involved youth by examining how the Incorporation of Coaching Techniques(which are especially designed for supporting disengaged transition age youth) can prepare us to foster alliance and promote young people’s emotional development and wellbeing as well as strengthen their resilience and ability to heal from traumatic events and lead a meaningful life. Practicing and sharing the methods outlined by this workshop will allow us to improve the practice of how we empower system-involved youth.
● Participants will be able to identify at least 1 energy management approach that fosters the alliance with system-involved youth.
● Participants will be able to identify and at least 2 functions of Life Skills Coaching that aid in providing support for system-involved youth.
● Participants will be able to identify and apply at least 2 styles of coaching that support system involved youth towards success in life and academics.
10:00-10:05am Sign-in and Introduction
10:05-10:15am A sampling of energy management approaches that foster the alliance with system-involved youth and their caregivers
10:15-10:30am Learn the function of Life Skills Coaching and how it can aid in providing support for system-involved youth by strengthening their own protective factors
10:30-10:45am Explore Situational Leadership (Blanchard, et., al) Life Skills Coaching techniques and how it can aid in providing support for system-involved youth by strengthening their own protective factors
10:45-11:00am Learn Life Skills Coaching Strategies that enhance the ability to support disengaged system-involved youth towards improved outcomes that foster resilience and help them heal from traumatic events.
11:00-11:15am Practice Life Skills Coaching Strategies through roleplay with colleagues that enhance the ability to support disengaged system-involved youth towards improved outcomes that foster resilience and help them heal from traumatic events
11:15-11:30am Explore Life Coaching Assessment Strategies andCoaching Technique Application of Coaching styles 1 and 2, through roleplay
11:30-11:45am Explore Life Coaching Assessment Strategies and Coaching Technique Application of Coaching Styles 3 and 4, through roleplay
11:45am-12:00pm 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.