Tools for Practitioners and Youth Series
Participants are REQUIRED TO
ATTEND ALL TRAININGS in the series and
complete assignments in between trainings.
for this training, you are committing to all training session dates.
- Modeling Part 2
- Life Skills for
Youth Part 3
In the Well-Being Tools training series, practitioners
will identify their sources of stress and learn self-care and resilience skills while creating a well-being plan
to better navigate stress, improve work relationships and model well-being skills
for co-workers and the youth in their
OST program. Practitioners will learn and practice strategies to
help youth manage
stress and improve their well-being and social-emotional skills.
for Practitioners- Introduction
- Discuss and
explore the meaning of well-being and key concepts: self-awareness, resilience,
mindfulness, compassion, empathy.
- Identify the
obstacles to well-being and evaluate the impact of stress on interactions with
co-workers, youth and families served in OST.
exercises and tools that promote self-care through creating a personalized
well-being action plan.
for Practitioners - Modeling
self-awareness, stress management, and self-compassion practices and tools
learned in previous session.
- Reassess, revise, and
extend well-being plans to include solutions and strategies that intentionally
model well-being to peers and youth.
- Examine the
impact of self-awareness on brain function and health and relate to personal
- Engage in
practices that help model and transfer empathy, compassion and resiliency
skills to coworkers and youth
for Practitioners – Life Skills for Youth
- Discuss and apply
strategies for reflecting on negative thoughts and emotions.
- Compare resources
and strategies that teach youth practical life skills and coping skills.
strategies to assist youth in learning to express emotions in positive
activities that teach youth techniques to deal with stress and develop
Area – Interaction with Children/Youth:
meaningful engagement, leadership, and guidance of the children/youth
– Entry Level and Level 1.
Positive Expression, Interaction and Group Experiences Between Adults and
Children/Youth – Levels 1-3
Core Knowledge Area
– Family and Community Relationships:
appropriate interactions with children, youth,
families, providers, and other community members – Levels 1-3
Primary QIS Scales
II-F: Staff provides a welcoming atmosphere.
II-K: Staff support youth with encouragement.