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Working with Young People to Promote Resilience - A Practical Toolkit
Thu, 25 May 2017, 10:00 – Sun, 6 Aug 2017, 17:00 BST
The ability to harness resilience is a necessary skill. To cope, problems solve, look for solutions in the face of challenges. Those who lack this resilience may instead become overwhelmed by such experiences. They may dwell on problems and use unhealthy coping mechanisms to deal with life’s challenges. Disappointment or failure might drive them to unhealthy, destructive, or even dangerous behaviors.
This course is designed for anyone who works with young people, those at risk or vulnerable and want to explore ways to building and promote resilience with this client group.
Who should attend?
This programme is for professionals who work with vulnerable and at risk children and young people.
Resilience and Adaptability – What is Resilience? Reviewing the process of adaptability and resilience, understanding the implications of a sense of purpose, adaptability, self-confidence and having a support network for personal resilience. What Builds /Breaks Resilience.
Self-Perception - Victim or Hero? - Identifying your default narrative, crafting a narrative that builds resilience. Circles of Concern, Influence and Control.
Overcoming and growing from setbacks – understanding aspects of adversity which contribute to future success. Identifying key factors which enable us to learn from failure.
The Resilience Tool Kit – Strategies and tools to use with young people to building resilience
Developing resilience – how to access and build it in self and others, exploring the role of emotional intelligence, goal-setting and self-confidence in building resilience.
Assertiveness techniques – practical tips to re-frame common preconceptions and empower individuals