Wed, Feb 22|
Teaching Inner Energy Management Practices to Support System Involved Youth's Ability to Thrive as They Navigate Systems
Time & Location
Feb 22, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST
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 Teaching Inner Energy Management Practices so They Can Thrive 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 2 self care inner energy management techniques that foster the alliance with system-involved youth and provide additional support.
● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 Coaching Inner Energy Management Methods that aid in providing support for system-involved youth.
● Participants will be able to assess for and apply at least 2 areas of needed inner energy management support for system involved youth while in role play with colleagues.
10:00-10:05am Sign-in and Introduction
10:05-10:35am A sampling of energy management approaches that foster the alliance with system-involved youth and their caregivers
10:35-11:00am Learn best practices of Coaching Inner Energy Management Techniquesthat aid in providing support for disengaged system-involved youth towards improved outcomes that foster resilience and help them heal from traumatic events.
11:00-11:50am Explore Creating a Inner Energy Management Plan for system involved youth while roleplaying with colleagues
11:50-12:00pm 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 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.