Webinars and Handouts for More Resilient Minnesota
In this webinar, we will explore ways we might apply coaching skills to nurture the development of healing habits in the cultures of our communities. What are the automatic habits in our communities that get in the way of healing? What might we practice to make the cultures of our communities healing centered? What coaching skills will support this work? Come prepared to share your ideas and practice together.
Even when we are doing incredible and transformative work it can be hard to see its power as we are in the midst of it. The protective negativity bias of our brain focuses more on what’s not getting done than on what is! We can support our communities and one another by practicing noticing and acknowledging for one another what we are seeing. In this webinar, we will review the coaching skills of deep listening/observation and acknowledgment, then practice doing it for one another.
The data from the spring 2019 Minnesota Student Survey is out and we are excited for a “first look” at what it has to say about ACEs, Protective Factors, and Resilience. We’ll look at what the survey shows about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) facing Minnesota Youth, how the presence of protective factors impacts outcomes often associated with ACEs, and Melissa will share a template she’s developing for a Resilience score.
Drawing on his extensive experience working with traumatized youth at Northwoods Children's Services, Dr. Dean Grace will explain that traumatization is a sensory experience. Helping people overcome trauma is about helping them change their core feelings and beliefs about themselves. This means filling the absence of safety with a reliable assurance of support and replacing a sense of powerlessness with self-efficacy. Once we recognize what is needed the process of building resilience is, as Dr. Ann Masten explains, "simple, not easy". We'll examine an approach successfully implemented in schools and youth-serving programs.
Annual Growing Resilient Communities Gatherings
- Dr. Wendy Ellis’ Prezi presentations
- 2019 Shared Leadership presentation
- Attendee Harvest from Alexandria Gathering
- Gathering Resource List
Keynote Speaker Handouts
Breakout Presenter Handouts