Wed, Jan 27 | Online Event

Developing Emotional Intelligence in System Involved Youth

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Developing Emotional Intelligence in System Involved Youth

Time & Location

Jan 27, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Online Event

About the Event

Michele & Tory Ponsford of Evolution Consulting

Training Description

One significant challenge faced by many people serving system involved youth is how to effectively process their own dissonant emotions and anxiety to regain their focus enough to engage and coach their clients who have experienced a disconnect from their system of care and supports including challenges such as poverty, low job skills, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), personality disorders, autism, cultural & language obstacles, and substance use disorders. Interpreting emotional intelligence and its effect on the physical body empowers the provider with a greater understanding of how emotional experiences become more than a thought process and how it effects system involved youth.

Strategies and practices for overcoming emotional process obstacles and limiting belief systems of system involved youth will be shared through lecture and experiential practice. Participants will learn strategies to support themselves and their system involved youth clients through processing their dissonant feelings and experiences using the mind and body. We will infuse simple coaching strategies to empower service providers in various roles to support themselves and their system involved youth clients.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will learn how to identify and process dissonant emotional energy through physical movement techniques.
  • Participants will learn how to redefine and reframe limiting belief systems to develop their own emotional intelligence and use the easy to learn system to teach system involved youth to develop their emotional intelligence.
  • Participants will explore techniques to grow and nurture their own therapeutic nucleus and its effect on client behavior outcomes in system involved youth.
  • Participants will learn to identify and change their own limiting beliefs in order to be of help to system involved youth.

Agenda

12:00pm -12:55pm Overview of dissonant emotions and its effect on the physical body, overview of emotional intelligence, demonstration of physical movement techniques associated with processing emotional energy

12:55pm - 1:05pm Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

1:05pm - 1:55pm Explore techniques to grow and nurture the personal therapeutic nucleus and its effect on client behavior outcomes

1:55pm - 2:05pm Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

2:05pm - 2:55pm Explore the basics of identifying and changing limiting belief systems

2:55pm - 3:05pm Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

3:05pm - 3:50pm Overview of strategies and practices for overcoming emotional process obstacles and limiting belief systems

3:50pm - 4:00pm Question & Answers & Evaluations

Meet Our Trainers

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 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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