The Power of Circles in OST (Online Zoom)
Do you want to help youth process their thoughts and feelings so they can better handle situations that arise? Do youth in your program need a way to connect and reflect? Circles in the OST environment can help build the relationships and skills youth need to support one another and successfully face challenges. This training will show you, step by step, how to facilitate meaningful circles with youth in your program either face to face or virtually through an online platform.
September 29, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Core Competencies Addressed:
Core Knowledge Area- Child/Youth Growth and Development
1C: Use Developmental Knowledge to Create Healthy, Respectful, Supportive and Challenging Environments- Entry level and level 1
Primary QIS Scales Addressed:
II-L.: Manage Feelings
III-M: Sense of Belonging
III-O: Youth Lead and Mentor
1. Define the components of effective circle practices in OST
2. Explain the differences between using circles with youth to meet various goals
3. Develop a plan to facilitate a meaningful circle with youth