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Tuesday, January 22 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
AVP - Alternatives to Violence Project

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Limited Capacity seats available

We would like to introduce AVP workshops as a group experiential process. Our objective is to support and connect students while learning verbal and emotional life skills.. We use affirmation, cooperation, communication, and conflict resolution activities to build community and resolve inner and outer conflict.  The workshops are designed to be fun, using interactive exercises and games to examine ways people respond to situations where injustice, frustration, anger and fear can lead to aggressive words and actions.  We practice tools which increase connection and good will.  And, we will share how AVP is being utilized at Silver Springs H.S.

avatar for Terry Brodie, MA, PPS, LMFT

Terry Brodie, MA, PPS, LMFT

School Counselor, Silver Springs H.S.
I have been using AVP at Silver Springs, an alternative high school in Grass Valley for the past 5 years. With 25 years experience in the school district, and after using a long list of programs, this is the most effective process I have found to support our students. I am also... Read More →

Tuesday January 22, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm PST
317 Sacramento Convention Center 1400 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814