Greater Austin Events

March2015

 

27

Fri

YPQ – Building Community

10AM-12:30PM

United Way for Greater Austin

Do you know what it takes to build an emotionally and physically safe space for youth?  Building an emotionally safe community of peers and adults is essential for youth to learn and develop as individuals.  This interactive workshop will introduce participants to a variety of activities designed to support the community building process.

 

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April2015

 

2

Thu

YPQ – Reframing Conflict

10AM-12:30PM

United Way for Greater Austin

What role do you play in conflict situations with the youth in your program?  Do you know how to turn a conflict situation into an opportunity for growth?  This interactive workshop introduces participants to the High/Scope step-by-step model for reframing conflict as well as general principles of conflict resolution. 

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3

Fri

YPQ – Planning and Reflection

10:00AM

United Way for Greater Austin

Are you engaging youth in the critical life skills of planning and reflection?  Are you ready to be more intentional about including planning and reflection strategies into your daily routine and activities but not sure where to start?  This interactive workshop will introduce participants to powerful and easy to use methods that promote youth engagement in planning, implementing, and evaluating activities and projects.

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9

Thu

YPQ – Homework Help

10:00AM-12:30PM

United Way for Greater Austin

This course focuses on making homework help time effective by helping youth get organized, by providing an atmosphere that helps youth focus on their work, and by building a supportive relationship with youth. These elements help participants reconsider Homework Help as an opportunity to build relationships and nurture positive growth, beyond getting the work done.

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21

Tue

YPQ – Introduction to the Active-Participatory Approach

10:00AM- 12:30PM

United Way for Greater Austin

Youth programs can be optimized for youth needs, motivation, and engagement. The Active-Participatory Approach to youth work was designed to address these goals. This youth-centered approach is the foundation for the Youth Work Methods Series.

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