Supporting Youth with Disabilities

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Mass Mentoring Partnership, 75 Kneeland Street, 11th Floor, Boston
Type: 
Classroom
Registration Fee: 
Member $49/Non-member $89/One partner voucher

This interactive half-day training prepares staff at mentoring and youth serving organizations to enhance programming to better serve youth with disabilities. The training sheds light on the experiences of youth with disabilities, as well as the unique ability of empowering relationships to support this group of young people. Participants will increase their knowledge of the needs of youth with disabilities and learn strategies to create programming that is responsive and inclusive.

You’ll walk away with the ability to:

  • Recognize the assets, experiences and challenges faced by youth with disabilities
  • Assess your program’s capacity to provide inclusive programming for youth with disabilities
  • Prepare mentors and volunteers to engage youth with disabilities in empowering relationships

This training is best for:

  • Program staff that seek to ensure inclusive and supportive programming for youth with disabilities

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