Trainings for Family & Youth Peer Services

Date: 3/21/24

Time: 10am-1pm

Location: In-Person

Presenters: Eloisa Trinidad & Calvin Swinton

Learning Objectives:

  • Identifying inequities within the food system and their implications on marginalized communities
  • The importance of nutrition and its impact on physical and mental health
  • Exploring food deserts and the availability of resources within those communities to support advocates in their work

Date: 2/29/24

Time: 10am-1pm

Location: Virtual

Presenters: Emira Uldedaj & Jeffrey Brown

Learning Objectives:

  • Identifying and recognizing IPV and the signs of Abuse
  • Understanding and identifying the physical and mental health impact of IPV
  • Increase knowledge of services that work to prevent of IPV

Date: 2/15/24

Time: 10am-1pm

Location: In-Person

Presenter: Dianna Jimenez

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding safety planning and its role in your work
  • Building conversations around suicide prevention with youth and families
  • Resources on suicide prevention

Date: 3/7/24

Time: 10am-1pm

Location: In-Person

Presenters: Rebecca Anuru & Jeffrey Brown

Learning Objectives:

  • Defining and understanding what trauma-informed approach is
  • Impact trauma has on mental health and brain development
  • Utilizing a trauma-informed approach in advocacy and the navigation of systems

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Date: 2/8/24

Time: 10am-1pm

Location: In-Person

Presenters: Rebecca Anuru & Calvin Swinton

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding and comprehending the core components of emotional intelligence
  • Recognizing the impact emotional intelligence has on the workforce and using that to effectively engage with colleagues, family and youth
  • Developing and implementing strategies to continuously foster emotional intelligence in the workplace

Date: 12/14/23

Time: 10am-1pm

Location: Virtual via Zoom (link provided after pre-assessment step)

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the risk factors for addiction
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of an individual who is abusing drugs or alcohol
  • Understand the impact of substance/alcohol abuse on family functioning

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Date: 8/24/23

Time: 10am-1pm

Location: In-Person

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding the importance of sharing stories in advocacy
  • Establishing boundaries and managing your audience when sharing your story
  • Utilizing lived experience to empower youths and families

Title:  Unwind the Mind – Self Care & Planning

Date: Friday, July 28, 2023  from 10-1PM

Location: In-Person

Event Goals:

  • Connect with fellow peer advocates and understand their challenges throughout the year
  • Goal-planning for the new fiscal year
  • Destress activities and games to unwind with peers

 

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