You have to create an environment for curiosity and a way to encourage people and get the best out of them. Creativity is putting your imagination to work, and it's produced the most extraordinary results in human culture.
- Sir Ken Robinson
All learning experiences are customized to the needs and objectives of our partners. Praxis believes that learning should be safe, fun, engaging, and filled with good vibes. Over the years Praxis has developed an extensive menu of training options that cater to all staffing levels within government agencies, academic institutions, school districts, community based organizations, schools and philanthropy. We model effective training approaches so you can bring these strategies back to your organization.
Categories of trainings include but are not limited to:
Safe and supportive youth development programs: Acquire strategies for centering youth voice in your programming and creating spaces that encourage belonging, connection, celebration, and reflection.
Engaging and Interactive Instruction: Strive to make every minute of your program meaningful and engaging. These trainings provide tools and strategies to create fun and engaging curriculum, lesson plans and activities that nurture authentic relationships with youth
Youth Mental Health Support: These series of trainings equip youth instructors and practitioners to: 1) Redefine mental health; 2) Identify Common Youth Mental Health Challenges; 3) Develop Support Strategies; 4) Cultivate broader wellness ecosystems
Healing-Centered Practices: Access resources, strategies, and lesson plans for implementing healing-centered practices within your program
Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement: Explore and understand how you can incorporate simple assessment and evaluation strategies to foster a culture of ongoing growth and development. The series of trainings focus on how to implement a formative assessment process in order to: 1) Ensure program participants are authentic partners in the continuous improvement process; 2) Capture rapid weekly feedback from participants to make program improvements in real time; 3) Understand the engagement and satisfaction of participants; 4) Continue to improve the quality of implementation and best practices