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January 2019

Empathy and Emotion Management workshop

January 29, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ACS Business Center, 600 E 36th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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$40 15 tickets left

What are the strategies and methods that help practitioners build empathy and emotion management skills in youth? This workshop will focus on ways to encourage relating to others with acceptance and sensitivity to diverse perspectives and experiences, as well as staff practices that support the ability to constructively handle both positive and challenging emotions. This workshop is offered as part of the Weikart Center's Social Emotional Learning series. This workshop is $40 for non-members, and $25 for contributing coalition members.

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Initiative and Problem Solving workshop

January 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ACS Business Center, 600 E 36th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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The ability to sustain motivation and persevere through challenge toward an identified goal, as well as the ability to plan, strategize, and implement complex tasks are both key social and emotional learning skills. Come learn strategies and methods to support these key skills in your program. This workshop is offered as part of the Weikart Center's Social Emotional Learning series. This workshop is $40 for non-members, and $25 for contributing coalition members.

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Teamwork and Responsibility

January 31, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ACS Business Center, 600 E 36th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Opportunities to fulfill appropriate roles and responsibilities on a team is a key pathway to foster social emotional learning in young people. In this workshop, staff will learn strategies to support youth as they grow skills to collaborate and coordinate action with others & reliably meet commitments and fulfill obligations of challenging roles. This workshop is offered as part of the Weikart Center's Social Emotional Learning series. This workshop is $40 for non-members, and $25 for contributing coalition members.

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February 2019

Introduction to the Active Participatory Approach workshop

February 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ACS Business Center, 600 E 36th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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. This workshop is offered as part of the Weikart Center Youth Works Methods series.  For more information, please visit our Trainings webpage. This workshop is $40 for non-members, and $25 for contributing coalition members.  Ask us today how to access this discount!

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Active Learning workshop

February 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ACS Business Center, 600 E 36th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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. This workshop is offered as part of the Weikart Center Youth Works Methods series.  For more information, please visit our Trainings webpage. This workshop is $40 for non-members, and $25 for…

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Ask-Listen-Encourage workshop

February 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ACS Business Center, 600 E 36th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Do you communicate with youth in a way that makes them feel supported and heard?  This interactive workshop introduces various communication techniques that help you build more supportive, youth-centered relationships.  Participants will learn how to ask more effective questions, to listen actively to youth, and offer youth encouragement rather than praise. This workshop is offered as part of the Weikart Center Youth Works Methods series.  For more information, please visit our Trainings webpage. This workshop is $40 for non-members, and…

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Building Community workshop

February 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ACS Business Center, 600 E 36th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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. This workshop is offered as part of the Weikart Center Youth Works Methods series.  For more information, please visit our Trainings webpage. This workshop is $40 for…

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Cooperative Learning workshop

February 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ACS Business Center, 600 E 36th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Do the youth in your program have opportunities to work together in groups, teaching and learning from each other?  Cooperative learning is an excellent way to nurture youth leadership, build community, and keep things fun.  This interactive workshop will equip participants with grouping strategies and ways to think about building cooperative learning into any program offering. This workshop is offered as part of the Weikart Center Youth Works Methods series.  For more information, please visit our Trainings webpage. This workshop…

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Homework Help workshop

February 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BP Energy Center, 900 E Benson Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99508 United States
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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. This workshop is offered as part of the Weikart Center Youth Works Methods series.  For more information, please visit our Trainings webpage. This workshop is…

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Planning and Reflection workshop

February 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ACS Business Center, 600 E 36th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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. This workshop is offered as part of the Weikart Center Youth Works Methods series.  For more information,…

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