First Presenter's Institution

Safe Place Services, YMCA of Greater Louisville

Second Presenter's Institution

Safe Place Services, YMCA of Greater Louisville

Third Presenter's Institution

NA

Fourth Presenter's Institution

NA

Fifth Presenter's Institution

NA

Location

Session 7 (Ballroom F)

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

Presenter will provide.

Brief Program Description

This workshop will invite participants to identify their current knowledge and biases related to youth who are experiencing homelessness. Presenters will share information gathered from focus groups of youth in Louisville, KY, who have utilized the services of the YMCA Safe Place Services. The presenters will walk the participants through the top five things that youth want the adults in their lives to understand, highlighting resiliency factors for this specific population. Finally, presenters will work with participants in developing the skills of understanding and expressing empathy with this population. Participants will gain a greater knowledge for working with this population. 2:45 – 4:00 p.m. (Session 7) #

Summary

This workshop will invite participants to identify their current knowledge and biases related to youth who are experiencing homelessness. Presenters will share information gathered from focus groups of youth in Louisville, KY, who have utilized the services of the YMCA Safe Place Services. The presenters will walk the participants through the top five things that youth want the adults in their lives to understand, highlighting resiliency factors for this specific population. Finally, presenters will work with participants in developing the skills of understanding and expressing empathy with this population. Participants will gain a greater knowledge for working with this population.

Evidence

Presenter will provide.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Sister Corbin was born in Elizabethtown, Ky. Currently, she ministers as the Youth Development Coordinator for the YMCA Safe Place Services in Louisville, Ky.

Sister Corbin entered the Congregation on Sept. 14, 2009, from St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in Indianapolis.

She graduated from the University of Indianapolis with bachelor’s degrees in German and youth ministry.

Sister Corbin has ministered in Indiana and Kentucky.

Tricia Eskridge - Presenter will provide.

Presentation Year

2019

Start Date

3-5-2019 2:45 PM

End Date

3-5-2019 4:00 PM

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Mar 5th, 2:45 PM Mar 5th, 4:00 PM

Youth Experiencing Homelessness: Five Things They Want You to Know

Session 7 (Ballroom F)

This workshop will invite participants to identify their current knowledge and biases related to youth who are experiencing homelessness. Presenters will share information gathered from focus groups of youth in Louisville, KY, who have utilized the services of the YMCA Safe Place Services. The presenters will walk the participants through the top five things that youth want the adults in their lives to understand, highlighting resiliency factors for this specific population. Finally, presenters will work with participants in developing the skills of understanding and expressing empathy with this population. Participants will gain a greater knowledge for working with this population. 2:45 – 4:00 p.m. (Session 7) #