Collective For Youth

Reframing Conflict Webinar Training

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Click HERE to register. 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? In this approach, adults support youth in addressing their conflicts, and youth have a voice in determining both the cause and the solution … Continue reading "Reframing Conflict Webinar Training"

On Line Training- Building Community

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Building Community Click HERE to register. 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.  Join us on September 30, 2021 from 10:00 until noon for this high quality … Continue reading "On Line Training- Building Community"

On Line Training- Cultivating Empathy

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Click HERE to register for this FREE online training. In this workshop, we explore how and why to support youth in cultivating empathy, which is defined as “relating to others with acceptance, understanding, and sensitivity to their diverse perspectives and experiences.” Empathy is a skill that can be supported and built with intentionality for both … Continue reading "On Line Training- Cultivating Empathy"

Out of School Time Staff Professional Development

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Social Foundations and Self-Awareness:  Fostering Teamwork Register for this ZOOM training opportunity by clicking HERE In this workshop, we explore how and why to foster teamwork among youth. Teamwork is defined in as “abilities to collaborate and coordinate action with others.” Classroom research has shown that well-structured, intentional opportunities for collaboration benefit youth in many ways. … Continue reading "Out of School Time Staff Professional Development"

PD: Are You Listening to What They Said?

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This workshop guides staff to support young people by providing opportunities for voice and choice.  With proper support and scaffolding over time, young people grow in responsible decision-making and leadership.  Click HERE to register.    

No One Plans to Fail

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This workshop provides practical and fun tools for engaging young people in the Plan-Do-Reflect learning process.  It focuses on establishing clear, comprehensive plans at the beginning of an activity and reflecting on the results and process after the activity has been completed. Click HERE to register.

Third Thursday PD- Structure & Clear Limits

Collective for Youth 105 North 31 Avenue, Suite 103, Omaha, NE

Structure and Clear Limits – How do you prevent chaos in a youth environment without stifling youth’s positive energy?  Youth need structure and clear limits in order to feel safe.  This interactive workshop helps participants analyze the level of structure in their programs and practice identifying and maintaining clear limits.  Appropriate structure and clear limits can … Continue reading "Third Thursday PD- Structure & Clear Limits"

Third Thursday PD- Active Learning

Collective for Youth 105 North 31 Avenue, Suite 103, Omaha, NE

Do you know the difference between active learning and “hands-on” learning? Giving youth materials is just the beginning. This interactive workshop introduces the “ingredients” of active learning, explains the role that active learning plays in the experiential learning cycle, and helps participants create more powerful learning opportunities for youth. Please CLICK HERE to register. Join … Continue reading "Third Thursday PD- Active Learning"

Third Thursday PD- Ask/Listen/Encourage

Collective for Youth 105 North 31 Avenue, Suite 103, Omaha, NE

Join us on October 20, 2022 from 10 a.m. -11:30 for our FREE interactive workshop- Ask/Listen/Encourage This workshop introduces communication techniques that help you build more supportive, youth-centered relationships. Participants learn how to ask effective questions, listen actively to youth, and offer youth encouragement rather than praise. Registration for this workshop is required. Please CLICK … Continue reading "Third Thursday PD- Ask/Listen/Encourage"

Third Thursday PD- Reframing Conflict

Collective for Youth 105 North 31 Avenue, Suite 103, Omaha, NE

Please join us on November 17, 2022 from 10:30 a.m. - 11  for this engaging professional development opportunity. Reframing Conflict – 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 … Continue reading "Third Thursday PD- Reframing Conflict"