Awaken the Spirit - Train the Trainer
Teaching our young people to stand on their own
NEW DATES ADDED!
After the early bird deadline has passed, regular rates apply
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June 28-30, 2023, 9:00am-4:30pm
Thompson MB, Best Western Thompson Hotel
Early bird reg. deadline: June 7, 2023
July 12-14, 2023, 9:00am-4:30pm
Thunder Bay, Valhalla Hotel & Conference Centre
Early bird reg. deadline: June 22, 2023
October 11-13, 2023, 9:00am-4:30pm
Edmonton AB, River Cree Resort & Casino
Early bird reg. deadline: September 20, 2023
October 18-20, 2023, 9:00am-4:30pm
Winnipeg MB, Canad Inn Garden City
Early bird reg. deadline: September 27, 2023
November 29 - December 1, 2023, 9:00am-4:30pm
Saskatoon SK, Dakota Dunes Resort & Casino
Early bird reg. deadline: November 8, 2023
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What is Awaken the Spirit?
~Awaken the Spirit is an empowerment workshop for Indigenous youth and young adults, which focuses on strengthening personal identity, understanding cultural proficiency, mastering goal-setting, and fostering and maintaining positive self-image to help young people break free from the cycle and stigma of dependency and venture off into the workforce or further their education.
~Since 2014 we have helped thousands youth and have trained over 200 community services workers!
~Awaken the Spirit, Train-the-Trainer is an intensive 3-day Facilitator Certification Workshop where techniques and strategies of the Awaken the Spirit 4 Part Model will be demonstrated, practiced and shared in a positive setting.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
~Community Service Providers, Income Assistance Workers, Employment & Training, Health & Wellness Workers, Child Protection Workers, Educators and anyone who works with, or provides programming for Indigenous young people or those who would like to learn more about this innovative workshop.
INCLUDED IN THIS TRAINING:
~Comprehensive facilitator manual, complete workbook on USB, facilitator designation certificate, and access to on-going support and future training opportunities.
~Participants will also enjoy complimentary lunch, snacks and refreshments, gifts, and discounted accommodation rates.
LONG TERM BENEFITS:
~Awaken the Spirit, Train-the-Trainer is a beneficial and cost-effective method for communities & organizations to offer quality workshops as often as needed, throughout the year and years to come by having their own trained facilitators on-site.
TESTIMONIALS FROM OUR YOUNG PEOPLE:
“I am leaving here with a fresh outlook on life. I set a goal and I am going to do whatever it takes to get there.” – Rayden, 18, August 2014
“I am leaving feeling accomplished and motivated.” – Berion, 18, October 2015
“I never would have set goals for myself if I didn’t take this workshop. Now I feel like I can accomplish anything.” – Julia, 19, September 2017
“This workshop was really mind-opening and more people need to take it. I learned to believe in myself and love myself more.” - Erin, 23, August 2018
"After taking this course this week I realized something, to love myself and to put myself first." - Annette, 40, September 2018
"After the first day I left feeling so much more confident in myself. I’m so grateful to have this workshop come to our community.” - Christine, 32, October 2019