webinar

November 19, 2018
This video was produced by The Social Planning Network of Ontario in partnership with YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: The Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) Community of Practice on Equity and Inclusion for Low-Income Students and Families is pleased to be partnering with leading experts and voices in the field to bring you this unique webinar series that looks at the impacts of poverty and classism on low-income students and their families. The first interview in this series featured Dr. Paul Gorski - educator, professor, author, and equity champion - in...
September 18, 2018
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: What are the barriers to meaningful employment for young people in our communities? How can we support youth in overcoming these barriers and meeting the demands of an ever-changing labour market? In Ontario, the unemployment rate of young people between the ages of 15-24 is twice the unemployment rate of the general population; the rate of youth not in employment, education or training (NEET) was 11.1% in 2016. Precarious employment, unemployment, and underemployment impact outcomes for young people,...
July 10, 2018
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: How can we intentionally and meaningfully engage youth in the design, development, and evaluation of our programs? How can we ensure that our work is youth-centered and reflective of youth voice? Youth programs tell us that meaningfully engaging youth is much harder than it appears. We get their struggle! At YouthREX, youth engagement is always a work in progress – something we keep trying to get better at. We keep returning to youth engagement because we know that it really is a big deal – that the knowledge...
June 26, 2018
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: How can we intentionally and meaningfully engage youth in the design, development, and evaluation of our programs? How can we ensure that our work is youth-centered and reflective of youth voice? Youth programs tell us that meaningfully engaging youth is much harder than it appears. We get their struggle! At YouthREX, youth engagement is always a work in progress – something we keep trying to get better at. We keep returning to youth engagement because we know that it really is a big deal – that the knowledge...
March 19, 2018
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: Do you work with a grassroots youth organization in Ontario? Are you striving to better meet the needs of youth in your community?  Youth organizations deliver critical, meaningful programs to improve youth wellbeing across Ontario. In this webinar, we explored six ways you can strengthen your work with youth (and how YouthREX can support you): Using Data Using Evidence Designing Programs with Intention Defining Program Outcomes Collecting and Analyzing Data Evaluating and Improving Your Work! We discussed each...
February 15, 2018
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: How can Ontario’s youth sector work against anti-Black racism to create a more equitable Ontario, eliminating systemic, race-based disparities for Black children and youth? This is the second of a two-part webinar series facilitated by Rania El Mugammar to explore how the youth sector can work together against the pervasive anti-Black racism that Black youth experience across multiple systems in Ontario. The webinar featured an interactive and insightful conversation with our guests, drawing from their rich...
January 29, 2018
This video was produced by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO: How can Ontario’s youth sector work against anti-Black racism to create a more equitable Ontario, eliminating systemic, race-based disparities for Black children and youth? This is the first of a two-part webinar series facilitated by Rania El Mugammar to explore how the youth sector can work together against the pervasive anti-Black racism that Black youth experience across multiple systems in Ontario. The webinar featured an interactive and insightful conversation with our guests, drawing from their rich...
November 20, 2017
This tool was published by YouthREX. HERE IS A DESCRIPTION OF THIS TOOL: This tool was visualized from the YouthREX webinar on Youth and Substance Use: Engaging and Supporting Through Reflective Practice, as presented by the ReDesign Group. The tool depicts a model in which five types of people provide support and motivation for youth to achieve their goals.  
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...