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Co-Constructing Vision Plans with System Involved Youth (SIY): Providing Present Motivation & Future Direction

Robert Dousa

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Co-Constructing Vision Plans with System Involved Youth (SIY): Providing Present Motivation & Future Direction
Co-Constructing Vision Plans with System Involved Youth (SIY): Providing Present Motivation & Future Direction

Time & Location

Apr 10, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM PDT

Online Event

About the Event

Robert Dousa

Training Description

One of the most significant challenges for those supporting system involved youth (SIY) with Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) is to effectively engage and motivate them to build a positive future vision for their lives and support them in the design of an achievable vision plan that will guide and sustainably motivate them towards achieving healthy and successful outcomes. In this training, we will learn how to facilitate the development of self-guided motivation and future direction utilizing processes involved in co-constructing vision plans in partnership with system involved youth that will strengthen their ability to heal from traumatic events so that they can lead a meaningful life. Practicing and sharing the coaching methods outlined by this workshop will allow us to improve the practice of how we empower system-involved youth. When youth gain access to their mentor/therapist/coach’s way of motivating, engaging, and expressing themselves, they can begin to see how their own thinking, emotions, and experiences shape their growth.

Learning Objectives

● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 methods for facilitating the development of youth voice that provides present and future direction towards successful outcomes.

● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 methods for the development of self-guided motivation that promotes future success building with SIY.

● Participants will acquire at least 2 strategies for co-constructing vision plans in partnership with SIY.

Agenda

12:00-12:05pm Sign-in and Introduction

12:05-12:15pm Explore the “why” of drawing out a youth’s own voice as it applies to healing from CPTSD in order to sustainably support youth who are system involved or at high risk for system involvement

12:15-12:30pm Learn Teaching/Coaching Techniques which can foster hearing a youth’s own voice and supporting them towards the development of future direction

12:30-12:45pm Practice in Roleplay with Colleagues Teaching/Coaching Techniques which can foster the hearing of a youth’s own voice and illuminate the path towards a positive future

12:45-1:00pm Learn Teaching/Coaching Techniques that foster the development of self-guided motivation and direction that promotes future success building with SIY

1:00-1:15pm Practice in Roleplay with Colleagues Teaching/Coaching Techniques that foster the development of self guided motivation and direction

1:15-1:30pm Learn how to co-construct vision plans in partnership with SIY that will strengthen their ability to heal from traumatic events and supports their success in academics, careers, and life.

1:30-1:45pm Practice & Roleplay with Colleagues the enacting of co-constructing vision plans in partnership with SIY

1:45-2:00pm Questions & Answers + Wrap Up

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) 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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