Brain-Based Youth Programming, November 17, 10:30am-12:00pm
This workshop will provide practical considerations for incorporating adolescent brain development research into youth programming. The workshop will provide research-directed strategies that adults can use to maximize cognitive and life skills development in stress and emotional management, decision-making and problem-solving, planning and prioritizing, academic achievement and healthy lifestyles.
- Participants will gain an understanding of trauma and its symptoms
- Participants will learn the biological impact of trauma
- Participants will learn what characteristics are important to building resilience
Approved by DCS for Foster Parent hours.
Robin Donaldson has been in the youth work field for over 27 years and has been teaching since 2001. She has a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology and is a Ph.D. candidate. She has been a licensed Mental Health Counselor.