Tue, Sep 08 | Fred Finch -Training Center

Building Strengths with System Involved Youth (1)

This workshop will expand understanding of strength-based work with system involved youth. Participants will learn the relationship between trauma and strengths and shift their perspective on youth development.
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Building Strengths with System Involved Youth (1)

Time & Location

Sep 08, 2020, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Fred Finch -Training Center, 3800 Coolidge Ave, Oakland, CA 94602, USA

About the Event

Matthew Madaus, LCSW

Training Description

This workshop will expand understanding of strength-based work with system involved youth.  Participants will learn the relationship between trauma and strengths and shift their perspective on youth development.  The workshop will address strengths as protective factors, as well as strategies to mobilize the youth and their caregivers to identify and build capacity, resources, and passions.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will expand their definition and understanding of the concept of strengths.
  • Participants will understand the dynamic relationship between trauma and strength identification and development.
  • Participants will be learn strategies to develop strengths that will improve the health and well being of the youth.

Agenda

9:00 - 9:10  Introductions, icebreaker

9:10 - 9:45  Overview of the concept of strengths and types of strengths

9:45 - 9:50  Removing professional biases with system-involved youth

9:50 - 10:10  The dynamic relationship between trauma and strengths

10:10 - 10:20  Strengths as protective factors

10:20 - 11:20  Strategies to identify and expand strengths

11:20 - 11:40  Resolving youth and team ambivalence and obstacles to sustaining strengths

11:40 - 11:50  Strengths on steroids

11:50 - 12:00   Q&A, Evaluations

This course meets the qualifications for (3) BBS CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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