Tue, March 05, 2024
9:00 am - 10:30 am

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.

Training Objectives: 

Participants will:

  1. Define and explore the difference between praise and encouragement.
  2. 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.

Creative Expression:

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