Posted by on September 23, 2018

MAA Fall Regional Workshop Series
Friday, October 12, 2018
Kent County ISD
Educational Service Center Building Lot 11
2930 Knapp NE
Grand Rapids, Mi 49525
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Registration will be from 8:30-8:55

• Safety and Wellness 9:00 am-10:45am (1.5 CTE)
Understanding the importance of providing a safe and healthy environment for youth is a key for quality programs. This workshop will provide evidence-based resources and useful tools that build afterschool capacity for qualitative and sustainable practices.

• Trauma Informed Care 11:00am-12:30pm (1.5 CTE)
Involves understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma. Trauma Informed Care (TIC) also emphasizes physical, psychological and emotional safety for both consumers and providers, and helps survivors rebuild a sense of control and empowerment.

• Expanding the “Yes” Brain While Decreasing the Resistance from the Brain
9:00 am-10:45 (1.5 CTE)
Learn techniques to develop children who are flexible, curious, resilient and willing to try new things and learn from mistakes. Help children develop an internal compass that leads to true success. Learn the four fundamentals of the “Yes” Brain: Balance, Resilience, Insight; and Empathy.

• Child/Youth Growth and Development 11:00am-12:30pm (1.5 CT)
This workshop will explore different stages of growth and development from 3 to 12. Will refer to the biological, psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy. It is a continuous process with a predictable sequence yet having a unique course for every child.

A great way to earn hours for PD requirements.
Registration for MAA members is only $25.
Non-members, including a MAA membership $50
To Register for the workshop, click here
To become an MAA member, click here
MAA offers group rates. Contact Jennifer @jennifer@miafterschoolassociation.org or call 269-337-0707
Space is Limited. Contact the office for more details.

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  • Kent Regional Workshop MAA
    October 12, 2018
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm