Facilitating Effective Groups with Youth and Young Adults

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Sponsored by BSAS: 
Yes

Description:  It can be challenging to run effective support groups for youth and young adults in recovery from substance use disorders.  This training focuses on understanding the basic concepts of group work, best practices for structuring groups, and identifying ways to better manage different group roles and dynamics.

Through a strengths-based model, facilitators will learn the most effective ways to promote group cohesion and successful group work. Information specific to groups in DPH/BSAS (Bureau of Substance Addiction Services) treatment programs for youth and young adults will be discussed. Ways to manage group dynamics will be reviewed and practiced through role play. 

This training is aimed towards anyone working with youth and young adults; prior knowledge of groups is not required.

 

Presenter: 
Jordana Willers, Ed.M.
Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Attendance Mode: 
In Person
Tags: 
Youth and Young Adults
Address: 
Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
16 Brooks St.
Worcester, MA 01606
Cost: 
$25
Contact Information
Gina Colon
Phone: 
5087527313
Organization: 
AdCare Educational Institute
Position: 
Planner

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