Experiential Approaches with Challenging Adolescents

Start: 02 November 2015, . Finish: 03 November 2015, .

This experiential workshop is specifically designed to assist those who work with resilient young men and women who present a significant challenge to traditional techniques and practices.

  Content includes:

  • tools and strategies for engaging and working with challenging adolescents, especially in group settings
  • a rationale for using experiential and adventure-based approaches with these groups and an overview of methods that can be used to integrate these approaches within existing programmes
  • ways of talking to young people that increase motivation to change
  • a framework for co-workers that supports professional skill development in terms of ability and confidence to manage difficult behaviours.
  • an opportunity to participate in experiential activities framed to address therapeutic issues

To register email info@panz.org.nz or phone Claire 022 133 9077