Training Offerings

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Making of a Mentor- Relationship Building

Offered Monthly

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• Learn ways to build rapport and overcome barriers.
• Practice communication skills to build your mentoring relationship.
• Understand different life experiences and effects of trauma on youth.

Supporting Youth in the LGBTQIA Community

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  • Introduce key concepts pertaining to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) individuals
  • Detail terminology pertaining to LGBTQIA youth
  • Share best practices when working with LGBTQIA youth

White Saviorism: How it Impacts Our Relationships with Youth

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  September 7 | October 24

  • Be able to recognize white saviorism in mentoring relationships and programs
  • Be motivated to take action to dismantle white saviorism
  • Develop a strengths-based approach to their mentoring relationships and programs that centers youth of color

Learn About and Identify Compound Trauma

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  • Participants will develop an understanding of compound/complex trauma.
  • Participants will become more aware of ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and the negative impact it has on development.
  • Participants will be able to define (PCE) Positive Childhood Experiences and the positive impact it has on development.
  • Participants will be able to identify ways to create PCE's that increase protective factors and resiliency.

Understanding Bias to Strengthen Our Relationships

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October 5 | November 7

  • Explore and reflect on personal bias(es)
  • Recognize the impact of bias(es) on relationships
  • Create a personal plan to become an advocate for diversity

Trauma Informed Care

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  • Recognize how to identify trauma and its impact on our community
  • Address why trauma has no limits with regard to age, gender, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation
  • Learn ways to help your mentee develop resiliency.