6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Encouraging Youth for Success – VIRTUAL
Encouragement becomes critical when young people get stuck in certain mindsets. Encouragement can help them get unstuck and move forward successfully. This interactive training introduces various techniques that help practitioners build more supportive, youth-centered relationships. Participants will practice strategies that encourage youth to develop a growth mindset.
Upon successful completion of this training, the participant will earn 1.5 clock hours (.2 CEUs) of training.
- Define and explore the difference between praise and encouragement.
- Analyze criteria for Determining Effective Encouragement.
Core Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies Addressed (CKSCs):
Relationships and Interactions with Children and Youth
Individual Child/Youth Guidance
Identify – A. Understands behavior is a type of communication – a way to express or exchange ideas, thoughts, or feelings with others.
Learning Environments and Curriculum
Physical Environment and Activities
Apply – B. Shows warmth, caring, and respect for children, youth, and others as individuals.
Physical, Social/Emotional, and Cognitive Development:
Apply – A. Pays attention to and interacts with children and youth.
Language and Communication Development:
Apply – A. Responds to communication positively.
Apply – C. Encourages children and youth to try new activities.
Primary QIS Scales Addressed:
II- Supportive Environment
II-I Fostering Growth Mindset
III- Interactive Environment
III-K Sense of Belonging