Upcoming Training Course Descriptions

Making Connections & Building Relationships

June 16, 2011 - 8:30 to 3:30 at our Wilmington location.
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Cost: $50

In this workshop, participants will explore the concrete experience of people in generational poverty. Through the use of mental models participants will view poverty, middle class, and wealth to identify how personal perspectives can help or interfere with building relationships. Participants will investigate the “tyranny of the moment” and how to apply this knowledge with students, clients, and/or colleagues. The workshop will also discuss the hidden rules of the three economic classes. Participants will work in small groups to generate examples of personal experiences with the hidden rules. The workshop will also include hands-on tools to work with people in all three classes as well as provide information on building

Grab Bag - Bag of Tricks

June 21, 2011 - 9:00 - 12:00 at our Wilmington location.
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Cost: $30

Grab Bag ~ Bag of Tricks Activity Training is for anyone who comes in contact with youth. This handson interactive training teaches activities that require little or no materials, keeps children and youth engaged, and fosters teamwork and collaboration. It is a simple, open-ended method for dealing with learner diversity while engaging all learners. Participants will learn a variety of games to be used with groups of varying abilities such as: Weigh Both Sides, Truth or Fiction?, Color Your Day, Find Your Partner, Cave In, Pattern Ball, and many more. Each game has a specific purpose: to get acquainted, to raise energy, or to provoke thought. These games require minimal props and can be used in any setting.