Wed, Jul 12|
Supporting System Involved Youth to Utilize Calm Power to get their Needs Met Instead of a PTSD Influenced Response
Time & Location
Jul 12, 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 engage them in managing their energy in the face of being burdened by compulsive PTSD responses to trauma triggers. One solution is to coach System Involved youth on Transformational Calm Power Practicesthat are sustainable and lead to improved relationship outcomes. In this training, we will explore how to enhance our capacity to support system involved youth by exploring Calm Power Energy Management Practices that prepare us to foster young people’s emotional development and wellbeing, 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 energy management approaches that support system-involved youth to pause and reflect before reacting to trauma triggers.
● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 transformational Calm Power Practices that strengthen system-involved youth to meet their emotional needs and model for others effective leadership approaches.
● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 Coaching Points to be used in support of System Involved Youth to utilize Calm Power Practices to meet their needs and improve the quality of their personal lives and careers.
10:00-10:05am Sign-in and Introduction
10:05-10:20am A sampling of energy management approaches that support system-involved youth to pause and reflect before reacting to trauma triggers.
10:20-10:45am Learn transformational Calm Power Practices that strengthen system-involved youth to meet their emotional needs and model for others effective leadership approaches.
10:45-11:15am Learn Coaching Points to be used in support of System Involved Youth to utilize Calm Power Practicesto meet their needs and improve the quality of their personal lives and careers.
11:15-11:50am Explore setting up a Calm Power coaching plan to support System Involved youth to manage their energy while roleplaying with their colleagues in the training.
11:50am-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.