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Location: Middlebury

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 2

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Anne Gleason
(802) 545-2115

Building Connections that Weather the Storm Sylvia Kennedy-Godin

Special Topics: Afterschool ,
Sponsor: Vermont Afterschool Inc
Instructor: Sara Forward

This two-hour workshop will lead participants through identifying their personality types and reflecting on what their communication styles and comfort levels with afterschool programming means for daily interactions with school-aged children. Staff will work in pairs and small groups to identify essential traits of effective staff members and work through scenarios with several true-colors inspired examples of adult and child interactions. Finally, this workshop with explore current scientific findings examining neuro-reciprocity, a brain function explaining how the brains of children and adults affect each other in mutuality during daily emotional exchanges.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development
  • Healthy Environment & Nutrition
Session Dates
Session Times
April 16, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Additional Information