Building Positive Relationships Within Our Diverse World
Date(s) - Feb 19, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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As we build positive relationships and young people of character and citizenship, the diversity of religion, race, gender, and culture from person to person is important to understand and embrace. This session will examine three areas:
1. What can we do to build self confidence in young people? We will examine the three legged stool of self confidence, understand the difference between praise and encouragement, the difference between a fixed and growth mindset, and look at practical ways to develop a positive view of self.
2. Young people are more likely to grow up successfully when they experience developmental relationships with important people in their lives. How do we build effective developmental relationships?
3. A group could be formed of preschoolers, colleagues, a family. What are the characteristics of an effective group? What are the ways to develop a “group” effectively?
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Bruce Ivany is in his tenth year as the Professional Year Coordinator in the School of Education at Trinity Western University, Langley, B.C. Bruce has worked as an educator for 44 years with experience teaching Grade 4-12, as an elementary and secondary counselor, vice principal and principal, and for eleven years as Assistant Superintendent for the Abbotsford School District. He holds a B. Ed from U.B.C. and Masters in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University. He has presented hundreds of workshops to parents, teachers, and youth workers throughout Western Canada and the United States.