Wed, March 15, 2023
9:00 am - 10:30 am

VIRTUAL: Listening with Empathy

Do you want to learn how to listen actively to youth in your program? During this interactive training, you will practice strategies that will help you listen to youth with empathy so that they feel heard and develop a sense of belonging in your program.  

Upon successful completion of this training, the participant will earn 1.5 clock hours (.2 CEUs) of training. 

Training Objectives: 

Participants will: 

  1. Define the concept of active listening.
  2. Practice strategies for listening with empathy.
  3. Core Competencies Addressed: 

Core Knowledge Area – Interaction with Children and Youth: Entry Level, Level 1

5.C.- Promote positive expression, interaction and group experiences between adults and children/youth

 C1: Support positive relationships between participants

C2: Interact with children and youth in positive ways and encourage participation

Primary QIS Scales Addressed: 

III-K Sense of Belonging  

1 Staff provides structured opportunities with the purpose of helping youth get to know each other (e.g., there are team-building activities, introductions, personal updates, welcomes of new group members, icebreakers).