Understanding How to Positively Support 11–13-Year-Olds

In this early phase of adolescence, our 11–13-year-olds need us to be respectful and supportive as they transition into a new phase of their development. In this session, you’ll learn how to support these young people with what they need to flourish and thrive.

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Overview

Course overview

In this early phase of adolescence, our 11–13-year-olds need us to be respectful and supportive as they transition into a new phase of their development. During this time, they are tentatively beginning to discover more about themselves and the world around them. Our role is to help them feel safe, welcomed by the communities they belong to and trusting of the adult relationships around them.

‘Understanding how to positively support 11–13-year olds’ is a two-hour virtual session designed specifically for Thrive Licensed Practitioners.  You’ll learn how to support these young people with what they need to flourish and thrive in this phase of adolescence.

Actionable insights, tips, and techniques

By the end of this two-hour session, you’ll understand:

  • How to adopt a relational stance with 11–13-year-olds that is most helpful to optimal neurobiological development
  • The unique key developmental tasks of this phase of Entering Interdependence
  • The most helpful routines and structures that support 11–13-year-olds to feel safe, steady, and secure in their learning
  • How to apply creativity, play and the arts in your practice for whole groups of 11–13-year-olds
  • How to communicate with colleagues about how they can support 11–13-year-olds in the classroom
  • The most effective way to work with parents, carers, and other stakeholders so they too can understand this developmental phase

Suitable for

Thrive Licensed Practitioners.

Structure

Course structure

2-hour webinar.

Outcomes

Course outcomes

‘Understanding How to Positively Support 11–13-Year-Olds’ is worth 5 CPD points to Thrive Licensed Practitioners.

By the end of this two-hour session, you’ll understand:

  • How to adopt a relational stance with 11–13-year-olds that is most helpful to optimal neurobiological development
  • The unique key developmental tasks of this phase of Entering Interdependence
  • The most helpful routines and structures that support 11–13-year-olds to feel safe, steady, and secure in their learning
  • How to apply creativity, play and the arts in your practice for whole groups of 11–13-year-olds
  • How to communicate with colleagues about how they can support 11–13-year-olds in the classroom
  • The most effective way to work with parents, carers, and other stakeholders so they too can understand this developmental phase

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