Youth workers are in a powerful position to help kids develop the coping skills needed to process and manage stress in their daily lives. A critical element of resilience is the ability to adapt well and overcome challenges and failures, while continuing to move toward achieving goals. Join us for this webinar to learn how to help young people develop emotional resilience so they not only survive, but thrive, from the “good” stress in their lives.
According to the American Psychological Association’s 2018 Stress in America Survey, 27 percent of youth ages 15-18 report their mental health as fair or poor, saying they have experienced at least one physical or emotional symptom due to stress in the past month. Youth shared that stress makes them feel depressed or sad, experience lack of interest, motivation or energy, lay awake at night or eat too much.
During this webinar participants will:
- understand the difference between “good” stress and “toxic” stress;
- gain practical, evidence-based strategies for helping youth harness their “good stress” for personal growth;
- learn how to help youth develop the social and emotional resilience needed for college and career success; and
- discover self-care strategies for leveraging personal “good stress” to maximize your own level of calm and impact.