Do you communicate with youth in a way that makes them feel supported and heard? This training will provide communication techniques that help you to build more supportive, youth-centered relationships. You will learn how to ask effective questions, to listen actively to youth and offer youth encouragement rather than praise.
Core Competencies Addressed
Core Knowledge Area – Learning Environment and Curriculum:
4.B: Design and implement a curriculum to enhance cognitive development – Entry Level and Level 1.
4.C: Design and implement a curriculum to support social and emotional development – Entry Level and Level 1.
Primary QIS Scales Addressed
II-K: Staff support youth with encouragement.
- Explain the concept
of positive, purposeful interaction with youth.
- Name the
characteristics of effective questions.
- Define the concept
of active listening.
- Summarize the
characteristics of effective positive responses to youth and their work.