Date: 6/13/2018, 10:00 am—1:00 pm
County: Contra Costa County
Sponsor: Alternative Family Services (AFS)
- Participants will learn mindful listening practices that help them focus on what is important to young person who is speaking, rather than what is important to them as listeners.
- Participants will increase their ability to stay present and connected with young people in relationship by demonstrating enhanced awareness of habits around withdrawing or imploding when we become uncomfortable.
- Participants will develop 3 enhanced relational mindfulness and communication skills to help young people feel safe, seen, acknowledged, and understood.
- Participants will explore what does it mean to be present with a young person who is suffering without trying to fix them, and why this is important in working with youth.