It's Here! Check Out the Fall Webinar Line-up for Youth Professionals

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It's Here! Check Out the Fall Webinar Line-up for Youth Professionals

It’s a new year, and we’re pleased to share a new line-up of online learning and training opportunities for educators, youth professionals, lay leaders and other adults working with Reform youth and teens.

Check out the line-up & Register

New in 2018-19!

As the saying goes, “It takes a village.” This year, invite your lay leaders to join us in sacred partnership to move this important work forward – representatives from your board, chairs of the youth committee and education task force, dedicated parents, and more.

Whoever your village is, please share this calendar with them and encourage them to join you in any of these upcoming online learning opportunities, which are geared toward anyone in your congregation working with youth of all ages.

We can’t wait to learn with you!

Social Emotional Learning: What We Can Learn from Camp
Thursday, October 4, 2018

What can Camp experiences teach us about engaging Jewish young people? Join Tom Rosenberg, President of the American Camping Association (ACA), to learn more about the critical role camps play in the social and emotional development of today's children and teens.  Together we will explore how to leverage the learning and strategies of summer camp to strengthen congregational youth programs.

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Do What You Love, Love What You Do: The Skill of Leveraging Teens’ Unique Passions
Tuesday, November 14

Passion is what gets you out of bed in the morning and gives you the energy to keep going. Passion drives our ambition to learn and improve. Join Julia Neiman, the Youth Entrepreneurship Coach, to learn about coaching and life skills for working with teens to unlock their potential and empowering teens to start their own ventures based on their passions.

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L’chayim! Happiness and Health for Youth through Judaism and Positive Psychology Part 1
Wednesday, December 5

What does the field of positive psychology have to do with Judaism? And what does it mean when it comes to engaging young people in Jewish life? Positive psychology applies scientific and empirical methods to many of the spiritual and ethical teachings that are central to Judaism. In this two-part series, learn with Rabbi Rick Schechter about the field of positive psychology and how we can apply it to congregational education, camp settings, and youth programs to ensure the health and happiness of every young person in our community.Registration opens soon!

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L’chayim! Happiness and Health for Youth through Judaism and Positive Psychology Part 2
Wednesday December 19

Many of today’s most successful entrepreneurs channel their human passions to change the world through their work. Kabbalah teaches us that passion comes from soulfulness and energizes behavior daily. It turns out that scientific research and experimentation now confirm much of what Judaism has been saying and doing all along. Join Rabbi Rick Schechter for the second part of this two-part series about positive psychology. Registration opens soon!

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Published: 10/09/2018

Categories: Youth

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