strength based

November 13, 2017
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: How can we apply reflective practice to our work with youth who are challenged by substance use? How can a person-centred, strengths-based, and harm reduction approach support purposeful interventions that lead to healing and recovery?  Presented by The ReDesign Group, this reflective practice webinar provided a framework for participants to generate and foster advancements in emerging best practices. The value of research into risk and protective factors for youth substance use and the need for improved...
September 27, 2017
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: How can an understanding of intergenerational trauma and intergenerational healing support the recovery process for youth and build their resilience? Why does “trauma-informed” youth work that is framed by anti-oppression and addresses systemic issues that youth experience support trauma recovery? This webinar conversation with Nene Kwasi Kafele explored the concept, scope, and mechanisms of intergenerational trauma and the impact on youth. The webinar reviewed key principles and insights into trauma-informed...
December 21, 2016
This factsheet was created by the Alberta Mentoring Partnership and Resiliencey Initiatives. This factsheet describes essential principles and strategies of strength-based mentoring. The resource provides a brief overview of positive youth develoment, the qualities that support resiliency in youth development, and how mentoring can enable these outcomes.
November 25, 2015
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:This webinar explores all things PYD including an overview of the framework, what PYD philosophy entails, and potential strategies for how you can intentionally integrate PYD into your approach to working with youth – whether as frontline staff or a program administrator. Examples from Canadian communities and agencies enhance the presentation and participants engaged in interactive methods of collecting feedback and sharing experience.