Poderismo: The Power of Mentorship in the Lives of Youth of Color
Time & Location
About the Event
The class aims to support youth practitioners by offering them strategies and tools for to build stronger relationships with youth through the power of mentorship. This training will also over current issues that youth of color face in schools, communities and societies. In addition, the class will offer effective mentorship approaches leading to more effective, happier, and successful youth and practitioners the course offers a framework for youth practitioners of all experience levels to exchange ideas, experiences and resources.
- Participants will learn in depth knowledge about mentorship and the dynamics that peer and group mentorship have in the life of youth of color whom have supportive mentors.
- Participants will learn about youth whom fall into oppressive cycles and become stigmatized, criminalized and negatively mentally affected.
- Participants will take time to learn more about youth development and empathy.
9:00 - 9:20 Introductions
9:20 - 9:30 Icebreaker
9:30 - 10:00 Youth of Color and their need for mentorship
10:00 - 10:30 How do you use mentorship or how can you use mentorship in your space groupwork
10:30 - 10:50 Group Share
10:50 - 11:00 Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)
11:00 - 11:30 Empathy Conditioning for youth development
11:30 - 12:00 Groupwork
12:00 - 12:20 Lunch (CEUs will not be issued for this time)
12:20 - 12:45 Groupshare
12:45 - 1:00 Evaluation
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.