Introduction to Positive Youth Development – a 2 hour session that gives an overview of the framework of the 40 Developmental Assets™ created by Search Institute and why they are important in the lives of youth to promote healthy behaviors, prevent negative risk taking behaviors and help youth be resilient. *** This training is covered by an OJJDP grant during 2009 for middle TN organizations/schools – that’s a $400 savings!
Caring School Climate Retreat is a one to two day retreat designed for diverse school leaders (youth and adults) to come together in a setting focused on improving school climate. Respect, support, diversity and tolerance are just a few of the caring school climate indicators explored. Fun and interactive, this retreat moves the group from building relationships within themselves to envisioning their school at its best with an action plan at the end to address school concerns and issues.
Change Your World Retreat – a one-day retreat that empowers youth to be agents for community change. These time-tested activities include interactive tools for assessing community needs, planning projects and discovering group strengths from our new books, Great Group Games and Ready to Go Service Projects,
Great Group Games: Building Relationships is a 1 ½ hour workshop based on the book that leads participant through the first three stages of developing a group. It focuses on building solid relationships, creating a safe space and a fun environment that will bring youth back! Experiential, of course, participants will play games from each of the stages and receive tips on facilitating them with their group.
Great Group Games: Building Teams is a 1 ½ hour workshop based on the book that leads participant through the last three stages of developing a group, moving youth from individuals to a functioning team. Participants will play games and face challenges from each of the stages and receive tips on facilitating them with their group.
Building Blocks of Leadership is a series of workshops for high school students to help them identify and discover their own leadership traits and gifts. This series moves them from self-discovery to action as youth explore their own personality bents, skills, talents and passions; determine key leadership traits and explore their own personal style of leadership. Youth gain skills in communication, working together, leading meetings and project planning.
To schedule a training, contact Susan at susan@TheAssetEdge.net