Stay tuned for future workshops in the Vermont Youth Project training series. These online workshops, offered at no cost to participants, are typically open to parents/caregivers, third space program staff, community members, youth workers, coaches, and other partners.


Past Workshops:

Coaching Beyond Winning: Social Emotional Learning in Action
This workshop will focus on positive youth development in third space settings such as sports teams and afterschool activities. Topics include adolescent brain development, social emotional learning, resilience, and protective factors for primary prevention efforts.

Parent Collaboration and Co-Communication
Participants will learn about increasing the protective factors of youth through community parent collaboration and co-communication. Local and statewide data from the Vermont Youth Project survey will be presented along with supportive activities for participants to develop local strategy ideas to support parent collaboration and co-communication.

Third Space for Youth
Participants will learn the definition of third space, why it’s important in communities, and how to increase the protective factors of youth through the third space. Local and statewide data from the Vermont Youth Project survey will be presented along with supportive activities for participants to develop local strategy ideas to support the third space.

Substance Misuse and Youth Perceptions
Participants will learn about current youth responses regarding substance misuse and their perceptions around parental reactions and peer use. Local and statewide data from the Vermont Youth Project survey will be presented along with supportive activities for participants to develop local strategy ideas to support reducing substance misuse and addressing youth perceptions.