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Supporting System Involved Youth's Mental Focus in Performance Related Activities

Robert Dousa

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Supporting System Involved Youth's Mental Focus in Performance Related Activities
Supporting System Involved Youth's Mental Focus in Performance Related Activities

Time & Location

Jun 01, 2023, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Online Event

About the Event

Robert Dousa

Training Description

One of the most significant challenges for those supporting system involved youth is to effectively engage them to break free of negative self talk and doubt when it is required to be successful in performance related activities, like giving a speech, job interviews, acting, singing, and playing sports. In this training, we will explore how to enhance our capacity to support system involved youth by exploring Coaching Youth to Channel Positive Mental Focus in Performance Related Activities that prepare them and us to foster young people’s emotional development and wellbeing and strengthen their resilience and ability to heal from traumatic events and lead a meaningful life. Practicing and sharing the methods outlined by this training will allow us to improve the practice of how we empower system-involved youth and families.

Learning Objective

● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 reversing negative self doubt approaches that foster the greater outcomes for system-involved youth.

● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 transformational Channeling Positive Mental Focus in Performance Related Activities to be used in supporting system-involved youth’s emotional development and wellbeing.

● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 Coaching Points to be used in support of System Involved Youth.

Agenda 

12:30-12:35pm  Sign-in and Introduction

12:35-12:50pm  A sampling of reversing negative self talk and doubt approaches that foster greater outcomes with system-involved youth.

12:50-1:15pm  Learn transformational Channeling Positive Mental Focus in Performance Related Activities to be used in supporting system-involved youth’s emotional development and wellbeing and strengthen their resilience and ability to heal from traumatic events and lead a meaningful life.

● Learn Pre-Event Solutions

● Learn Event Day Solutions

● Learn Post Event Solutions

1:15-1:45pm  Learn Coaching Points to be used in support of System Involved Youth to break free of negative self talk and doubt when it is required to be successful in performance related activities, like giving a speech, job interviews, acting, singing, and playing sports.

● Intro to Situational Leadership Coaching

● Application of Situational Leadership Coaching Techniques to athletic importance

1:45-2:20pm  Explore setting up a coaching plan while roleplaying with colleagues towards supporting system involved youth to break free of negative self talk and doubt when it is required to be successful in performance related activities, like giving a speech, job interviews, acting, singing, and playing sports.

● Introduce Coaching Tracking Sheet

● Fill out Coaching Tracking Sheet in partnership with colleagues

2:20-2:30pm  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 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) 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.

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