Collective For Youth

Third Thursday PD- Structure & Clear Limits

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

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- Ask/Listen/Encourage

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

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, United States

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"

SEL Training: Cultivating Empathy

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

Why is empathy so critical in developing in our youth? Cultivating empathy? That might sound strange if you think of empathy as an innate, fixed trait — a talent that some people are born with, and others lack. But empathy isn’t an all-or-nothing proposition. It isn’t something that unfolds automatically, in every situation. It isn’t … Continue reading "SEL Training: Cultivating Empathy"

SEL Youth Work Methods: Promoting Responsibility & Leadership

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

In this workshop, we explore how and why to promote responsibility and provide leadership opportunities to youth. Preparing Youth to Thrive identifies responsibility as one of six domains of SEL practices, and it is defined as “dispositions and abilities to reliably meet commitments and fulfill obligations of challenging roles.” Responsibility emerges when youth have opportunities … Continue reading "SEL Youth Work Methods: Promoting Responsibility & Leadership"

SEL Youth Work Methods: Facilitating Problem Solving

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

In this workshop, we explore how and why to facilitate problem solving with youth, which is defined in Preparing Youth to Thrive as “Abilities to plan, strategize, and implement complex tasks.” Learning occurs when connections are made between facts, experiences and emotions. Neural pathways are formed and become well-used. The deeper and more interconnected learning … Continue reading "SEL Youth Work Methods: Facilitating Problem Solving"