Raising the Cultural Vibration in OST (Online Zoom)
Are the youth in your program polite, well behaved and cooperative? Do you sometimes struggle with behavioral issues and maybe even conflict? Many times, we treat the symptom of the problem; we take action for bad behavior by implementing punishment or negative reinforcement. However, what if there was an alternative way to address these problems? By creating a culture of high expectations and positive community, we can shape behavior before it becomes an issue. Come and learn techniques to build an environment that supports positive behavior by raising the cultural vibration in OST!
Core Competencies Addressed
Core Knowledge Area - Interaction with Children/Youth:
5.B: Respect and Honor Cultural and Human Diversity – Level 1, 2, 3 and 4.
- Define culture as it
relates to the out-of-school time program space.
- List three ways to
improve the culture of the out-of-school environment.
- Apply specific
techniques to support positive behavior in your program.