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Building Community - Methods Workshop (Seattle, Jan. 26)

STARS Credits: 2

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. 

Objectives

  1. Explore the ways in which they can build community with youth.
  2. Explore ways to provide youth with opportunities to develop a sense of belonging.
  3. Understand the difference between icebreakers, energizers, name games and bonding games.
  4. Understand the stages of group development.

Youth Work Methods Certificate

This workshop is part of the Youth Work Methods series designed by the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality to empower direct-staff with tools that will increase the quality of their work with youth.

Attend all ten Youth Work Methods workshops and receive a certificate of completion. Ask Teresa Rende, trende@schoolsoutwashington.org, for more details. You can keep track of the Methods workshops you've completed with this form.

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Intended Audience

This workshop is recommended for Level 1 through 3 (beginner-intermediate) Child and Youth Development Professionals.

Most SOWA workshops and webinars are STARS approved. Classes fill quickly and registrations are processed in the order received. Your registration is not complete until payment is received. If you have a question regarding payment, please call School’s Out Washington at (206)-336-6936.

SOWA reserves the right to cancel any training event two business days prior to the event. In case of cancellation, registrants will be notified and registration fees refunded. If you cannot attend a training event, we will refund your registration fees only if we are contacted at least two business days prior to the event. Otherwise, no refunds will be given.