The Adolescent Brain

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/01/2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Toronto Hostels Training Centre (THTC)

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Total Cost for this Workshop:

THTC Members Pay: $80.00  |  Non-Members Pay: $90.00

This workshop will provide practical information about the Adolescent brain development – looking at normative behaviour and recognizing when there are concerns. There will be a focus on understanding the various vulnerabilities specifically looking at the impact of sleep, stress, mental health issues, drugs/ alcohol, and digital age on the developing brain.  The workshop will demonstrate ways in which to support adolescents through these turbulent times by recognizing the influence of their bio/social environment, using Mindfulness Practice, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and through effective communication skills to set limits and ensure safety.

 

Note:

  • You must be prompt and present for the course. Any time missed will result in certificates not being issued.
  • A certificate of attendance will be provided upon successful completion.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Increase participant’s understanding of normative adolescent behavior and when the behaviours are causes for concern.
  • Increase participant’s awareness of how to approach adolescents using DBT informed skills, such as mindfulness, validation, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and setting limits.
  • Increase participant’s ability to address adolescent at risk behaviours directly and effectively eliciting the support of family members.

 

Target Group: Staff, Agencies working with families, children and youth

Additional Training Method: Agency Training

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Total Cost: THTC Members Pay: $80.00 | Non-Members Pay: $90.00

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