Location

Harborside Center East

Strand #1

Social & Emotional Skills

Relevance

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Brief Program Description

Jackie Brewton’s “Reaching vs. Teaching” workshop will equip attendees with tried and true techniques that have helped her to empower thousands of girls, as well as guys, to choose to delay sexual activity as the “best choice” option for their future. Attendees will learn effective approaches to connect with youth for long-term behavioral change Including: the importance of knowing their world and using culturally relevant examples; teaching students towards something not away from something; and how to help students think, not tell them how to think.

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Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

FEATURED SPEAKER: Jackie Brewton, CEO of MotivationN3D, Smyrna, GA

Jackie Brewton traded in “success” for “significance” in 2001 when she walked away from a thriving career in corporate America to dedicate her life to helping teens make good choices. She is a graduate of Furman University, the Founder and CEO of MotivationN3D, a motivational speaking company, and travels around the country and abroad inspiring youth to dream bigger dreams, make better decisions and walk into their destinies.

Keyword Descriptors

Sexual activity, Youth at risk

Presentation Year

2015

Start Date

3-2-2015 10:30 AM

End Date

3-2-2015 11:45 AM

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Mar 2nd, 10:30 AM Mar 2nd, 11:45 AM

Reaching vs. Teaching: How to Connect with Youth in a Way that Changes Behavior

Harborside Center East

Jackie Brewton’s “Reaching vs. Teaching” workshop will equip attendees with tried and true techniques that have helped her to empower thousands of girls, as well as guys, to choose to delay sexual activity as the “best choice” option for their future. Attendees will learn effective approaches to connect with youth for long-term behavioral change Including: the importance of knowing their world and using culturally relevant examples; teaching students towards something not away from something; and how to help students think, not tell them how to think.