LCI offers half day, full day, and weekend workshops tailored to meet the needs of our clients and community partners.
Workshops frequently contains a curriculum from one or more of the following categories:
Train the Trainer: Train the Trainer is designed to introduce youth to the basics of peer training and includes curriculum and activities regarding how to do a presentation, how to conduct an ice breaker, and how to facilitate a group. Youth who participate in Train the Trainer are taught LCI’s five-step presentation format, and are often subsequently invited to work alongside LCI’s trainers and consultants to facilitate presentations for community partners.
Personal Development: LCI’s personal development sessions are designed to help youth participants gain insight into their personal values while learning about leadership basics and the characteristics often associated with successful leaders. Sessions regarding effective communication and personal goal-setting are also include in LCI’s spectrum of personal development sessions.
Professional Development: LCI’s professional development sessions are designed to teach youth how apply for university acceptance and/or work outside of the home and, more importantly, how to succeed at both school and work. Session topics include resume building, how to write cover letters, and how to dress for interviews. The professional development curriculum also includes sessions regarding procrastination, time management, decision-making, and project planning.
Learning to Get Along: The Learning to Get Along sessions cover a variety of topics developed to address everything from healthy communication patterns to intercultural awareness. These sessions include curriculum regarding group dynamics, how to balance the needs of a group with the maintenance of the group, communication styles, how to manage barriers to communication, stereotyping, and cultural awareness. The Learning to Get Along session can be presented as interactive activities or as simulation games.
Mental Health and Resiliency: The mental health and resiliency curriculum can be tailored for youth, adults who work with youth, or mixed groups of adults along with the youth with whom they work. The mental health and resiliency sessions include curriculum regarding understanding the teen brain, helping youth manage fear, the state of mental health among youth today, how to conduct safety assessments, mandated reporting laws, self-care, and how to develop resiliency among youth.