The Adolescent Brain

Explore the brain development of adolescents. Learn techniques to assist in the development of executive thinking skills that foster a healthy and successful transition into adulthood.

This course can be applied to the Youth Engagement Practice Certificate.


Gevon Daynuah

Gevon Daynuah has been a child and youth care worker for over 15 years. She has served children and families in a variety of facets, facilitating training throughout the state of Wisconsin and the regional Midwest. She has attended the ... read more

Who Should Attend

residential workers, group home staff, community-based organizations, after-school programs, teachers, youth development specialist/counselors

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Identify supports and actions to foster healthy development
  • Understand how resilience and strength-based approaches aid in development
  • Learn about cognitive reframing and the executive function

Course Outline/Topics

  • Executive function
  • Cognitive reframing
  • Emotional style



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All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Date: Mon, Oct 19

Time: 9am-Noon

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Gevon Daynuah

Fee: $59

CEUs: 0.6

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 7740-12836

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Registration Deadline: Mon., Oct. 19

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