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Facilitator's Library

These resources can make it easier to offer training and presentations to organizations and communities. Use them in workshops, meetings and discussions to cultivate solid relationships, not only with children, youth and families, but also with one another - in our own workplaces, and with our families and friends.

The goal of this workshop is to increase awareness of how relationships impact our work with children and youth. As a workshop facilitator, find all the materials and resources you will need to complete this workshop.

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A comprehensive summary of the Search Institute Developmental Relationships framework.

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PowerPoint Presentation used to lead the workshop.

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Prepared script to assist facilitator with presentation of Relationships First PPT including set-up details, facilitator tips and suggestions..

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Search Institute booklet that is used during our Relationship First Workshop. It is also a great resource for planning and implementation.

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In this video, Eastview Public School youth in Oakville, Ontario talk about how relationships with family, friends and peers make a difference in their lives.

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Dr. Kent Pekel asks 6 key questions about relationships in your organization.

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Workshop activity to stimulate discussions on identifying concrete strategies that can be incorporated into the participants teams/organizations moving forward.

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A brief one-page workshop evaluation for completion by the participants.

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A New Strategy for Search Institute and a New Emphasis for Youth Development  and Education.

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Great source for resources, tools and further learning.

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1 hour webinar by Dr Kent Pekel presenting Search Institute’s work on Developmental Relationships.

Information, ideas and resources for the original Everyone's an Asset-Builder workshop.  Use these as a refresher for yourself, your organization or to orientate new employees who are not familiar with Developmental Assets. A pre-cursor to the Relationships First workshop.

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Search Institute has identified building blocks of healthy development (Developmental Assets) that help young children grow up healthy, caring, and responsible.

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A PowerPoint presentation tailored to a 20, 30 or 60 minute presentation that introduces Developmental Assets.

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A PowerPoint presentation tailored to a 20, 30 or 60 minute presentation that introduces Developmental Assets.

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A PowerPoint presentation tailored to a 20, 30 or 60 minute presentation that introduces Developmental Assets.

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Search Institute has identified the building blocks of healthy development that help young people grow up healthy, caring, and responsible.

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Building blocks of healthy development that help children ages 3-5 grow up healthy, caring and responsible.

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Building blocks of healthy development that help children ages 5-9 (Kindergarten through grade 3).

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Building blocks of healthy development that help children throughout the middle ages 8-12.

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Building blocks of healthy development that help adolescents.

Resources for professionals working with parents.  An introduction to Family Assets (relationships, interactions, opportunities, and values) that help families thrive.

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A workshop for parents that may be tailored from 1 to 2 hours.  An introduction to the Search Institute’s Family Assets that help families to be strong and happy.

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A template to assist parents in writing a letter of commitment to themselves and a letter to the child(ren).

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A brief workshop evaluation for completion by the participants to help us make this workshop better.

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A short list of tips to help you facilitate parent learning.

 

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A few suggestions from Search as to things we should consider when working with parenting adults.

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Search Institute® has identified five key qualities that help families be strong. The more of these assets, the teens and adults in the family do better in life.

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Introduction to Family Assets (relationships, interactions, opportunities, and values) that help families thrive.

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This Halton-made video looks at five simple strategies central to positive child development: Express Care; Challenge Growth; Provide Support; Share Power and Expand Possibilities.