VFHY Regional Trainings 2019

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  • Central Virginia
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    Monday, June 24, 2019

    9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM
    Nutrition Made Fun: Effective and Creative Techniques for Teaching Kids to Eat Healthy
    Crosby HS Forum, (Door#1), 14300 Fox Club Pkwy, Midlothian, VA 23112

    Description:  While healthy eating isn't rocket science, it can seem that difficult if you don't know how to translate the science into kid-friendly terms. Learn tips from a Registered Dietitian who masters creative nutrition education, and leave with the knowledge and ideas you need to teach healthy eating to children and their families.

     

    Key Learning Objectives:

    • Understand the basics of healthy eating.
    • Adapt healthy eating principles to the pediatric population.
    • Implement nutrition education strategies in your practice setting.
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    Tuesday, June 25, 2019

    8:00 AM  -  3:00 PM
    The New Emerging Triangle: Tobacco, E-Cigarettes and Marijuana
    Crosby HS Forum, (Door#1), 14300 Fox Club Pkwy, Midlothian, VA 23112

    Description:  This training focuses on the intersection of tobacco, electronic cigarettes and marijuana as well as new electronic delivery systems for both nicotine and other substances. This changing landscape, especially among youth includes e-cigarettes, hookah pens, vape pens and mods delivering flavored nicotine liquids: new heat-not-burn products that produce fumes, flavored little cigars, both regular and electronic; synthetic marijuana and liquid THC, which can aerosolized. The session will also include new FDA regulations on tobacco products. The training will cover
    evidence-based prevention and alternative to suspension tobacco education programs.
     
    Learning Objectives:

    • Describe the new paradigm of the intersection of tobacco, electronic cigarettes and marijuana as well
      as new electronic devices being the delivery system for both nicotine and other substances.
    • Review all the new electronic cigarettes, including JUUL, hookah pens, vape pens and mods delivering flavored nicotine
      liquids.
    • Share the latest state and national data on use rates among youth.
    • Describe electronic devices using synthetic marijuana and liquid THC and the produced aerosol.
    • Discuss the health impacts of using these devices--nicotine, flavors, marijuana, chemical contents,
      addiction, body systems affected, etc.
    • Describe the health risks of exposure of secondhand e-cigarette aerosol, especially among youth and various vulnerable population groups.
    • Examine the issue of child poisoning related to exposure to e-liquid nicotine.
    • Discuss marketing strategies--who is involved and who are the target audiences?
    • Discuss current regulations and policies --describe in detail the new federal FDA regulations of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes
    • Examine evidence-based school curriculum and alternative to suspension tobacco education programs.






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    Wednesday, June 26, 2019

    8:00 AM  -  3:00 PM
    Understanding Yourself and Others: A Leadership Workshop Using the Myers Briggs Type Indicator
    Crosby HS Forum, (Door#1), 14300 Fox Club Pkwy, Midlothian, VA 23112

    Have you ever wondered why it seems so easy to communicate with some people while with others it's almost like you're trying to talk to an alien from another planet! This workshop will help you identify and understand the inborn personality preferences that make people different from each other. How do you perceive and order your world? How is your way different from the ways of others? Why are both ways important? With Myers Briggs, you can learn more than you ever imagined about yourself while you begin to appreciate and accept others for their differences.

     

    Participants will

    • understand the basic elements of Myers Briggs Personality Type theory and determine their own personality preferences. 
    • learn to understand and appreciate the differing gifts of all types and develop skills which will help communicate with individuals other preferences.
    • gain insight into ways to improve relationships and increase the effectiveness of work teams using type theory
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    Thursday, June 27, 2019

    8:00 AM  -  3:00 PM
    The Culturally Competent Professional: Working with an Open Mind
    CTC Hull, Room 110 (Enter at Door 20), 13900 Hull Street Road, Midlothian, VA, 23112

    1. In today’s global society, to be most effective, human service professionals must be able to recognize elements of culture and how they may impact on individuals and groups, and be able to integrate such knowledge into their work as professionals. This interactive workshop explores how to integrate aspects of culture into everyday practice towards becoming more culturally competent and increasing the overall quality of services provided.

      Key Learning Objectives:

      • Identify Cultural Competency & Cultural Diversity differences

      • Identify various elements of culture and how they impact individuals and groups

      • Explore how to integrate aspects of culture into everyday practice

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  • Southwest Virginia
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    Tuesday, July 23, 2019

    9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM
    Advanced Facilitation: Understanding Learners’ Needs While Sharpening Facilitation Techniques and Strategies Helps Ensure a Successful Learning Experience
    Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services, 245 Hairston Street, North Wing Training Room, Danville, V

    Facilitation can be an easy or challenging experience for facilitators. The successful facilitator understands that learners' needs vary so it’s essential that facilitators develop tools, techniques and training styles that ensure a successful learning experience. How does adult learners differ from adolescent learners? What learning styles and strategies works best for your audience? What tools, tips and techniques can a facilitator use to ensure a successful learning experience. How do you prevent or deal with difficult behaviors in the classroom? These questions and more will be addressed in this interactive workshop.


    Key Learning Objectives:

    • Characteristics of a successful facilitator
    • Adult versus adolescent learners, how do they differ
    • Learning styles and strategies to address various learning styles
    • Icebreakers to set the tone for a successful training
    • Key Facilitation tips and interactive approaches to ensure an engaged audience
    • Approaches to preventing and dealing with problem and difficult classroom behaviors

     



     

    Wednesday, July 24, 2019

    9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM
    Things Come Better in Pairs: Discovering the Power of Activating Both Conversation and Facilitation When Working with Youth
    Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services, 245 Hairston Street, North Wing Training Room, Danville, V

    Is it possible to increase the capacity of needful conversation in youth work? With all of the noise and chaos in the journey of a youth, many young individuals ask the following question, ‘Will anyone listen to me?’. Too many of us in prevention are on the treadmill of program implementation just to meet a grant quantitative goal. Be ready to reset conversation and facilitation interactively with fresh eyes! This workshop will equip and empower youth workers and those who lead organizations that house direct services of youth to couple effective facilitation with the quest of engaging conversation powerfully together. Activate a fresher paradigm in capturing conversation in your youth work today.

     

    Key Learning Objectives:

    ● Learn the value and impact of conversation in youth work

    ● Learn about the communicative barriers in front of youth

    ● Identify the right questions to ask in soliciting responses through effective facilitation

    ● Engage in an interactive model of active facilitation

    ● Discuss the significance of listening in the activation of both conversation and facilitation in youth work

    ● Identify access points in facilitating an open, safe, and engaging conversation.

    ● Learn how to advance powerful conversation and facilitation for future change and long-term prevention

     

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