D-03 - Engaging Adolescents

Have you ever worked with a youth or young adult and found yourself wondering what you could do differently to better engage them? Undoubtedly, there are a multitude of transitions that are happening at this stage of life; and there is not one cookie cutter approach to address the diverse and changing needs of young people. In this workshop, we will explore some of the internal and external contributing factors that can make this relationship tough and rewarding while modeling a strength based approach to provide strategies and expand your skills in youth engagement.