Tue, Jul 19|
Understanding Reactivity Behaviors in System Involved Youth
Michele and Tory Ponsford
Time & Location
Jul 19, 2022, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
About the Event
Michele and Tory Ponsford
Reactivity behaviors demonstrated by System Involved Youth can be an auto-response result from not knowing how to organize an emotional experience. Learn techniques to guide System Involved Youth to respond versus react to emotional energy. Gain awareness of how to identify the root cause of “acting out”, challenging or combative behaviors. Explore a somatic approach to expressing emotional energy and integrating the emotional experience to promote behaviors in alignment with true wants and needs. Learn to support System Involved Youth to decipher emotional experiences as they occur in the physical body to build a sense of self trust in navigating emotional experiences.
· Participants will gain awareness of how to identify the root cause of “acting out”, challenging or combative behaviors.
· Participants will gain knowledge of what emotional experiences contribute to reactivity behaviors in System Involved Youth.
· Participants will understand how to organize and interpret emotional experiences for System Involved Youth.
· Participants will learn how to integrate the emotional experience of System Involved Youth using somatic techniques (breath work, movement, mindfulness, and grounding)
12:00-12:55pm Understanding Reactivity Behaviors and their root cause
12:55-1:05pm Break (CEUs will not be offered for this time)
1:05-1:55pm Interpreting reactivity behaviors and identifying emotional wants and needs
1:55-2:05pm Break (CEUs will not be offered for this time)
2:05-2:55pm Somatic Techniques: Breathing, Safe Expression of Emotions
2:55-3:05pm Break (CEUs will not be offered for this time)
3:05-3:50pm Building a sense of self trust in navigating emotional experiences
3:50-4:00pm Question & Answers & Evaluations
Meet Our Trainer
Tory Ponsford is the Co-Founder of Evolution Consulting Firm. He brings over 25 years of professional experience to the team. His focus throughout his career has been primarily on Finance and Small Business Development. Over the last several years, Tory has developed his understanding of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and it’s importance in the business context. Tory specializes in teaching individuals how to develop Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and optimally utilize EQ development to improve overall professional performance. Working with leadership teams to integrate all aspects of business intelligence has been a key focus for Tory. Tory is a Certified Awakening Excellence Instructor with the Total Integration Institute.
Michele Ponsford is the Co-Founder of Evolution Consulting Firm. She has developed her career in the San Francisco Bay Area over the past 20 years. Her experience in Business Management has deepened her understanding of the value of breathing humanity and morality into business globally. Consulting with businesses to evolve into purpose driven entities has become her current passion. Michele specializes in teaching conscious business communication techniques, creating healthy business cultures & relationships as well as implementing core values into systems & operations. Michele is a Certified Awakening Excellence Instructor with the Total Integration Institute.
This course meets the qualifications for (3.5) BBS CEUs 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.