Positive Youth Development Training

Our trainers help you foster real relationships while you learn and grow, preparing you for strong interactions and great impact. Course work is supported by a virtual learning environment, through live seminars and guided learning, participants gain knowledge of evidence based concepts, which Discover You™ is founded on. Courses are designed with adult learners as the key to impacting growth and change.

6 interactive hours

Description of Course

Foundational principles of a strengths-based approach to youth development, growth mindset and resilience, and the power of positive relationships. Focusing on adult development, this training emphasizes the value of meaningful interaction with others, adults and youth alike.

Course Core Concepts
  • Recognizing Strengths
  • Practicing Growth Mindset
  • Understanding Behavior
  • Communicating Expectations
  • Creating Connections
  • Developing Relationships

6 interactive hours

Description of Course

The science of applied positive psychology studies the strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive. It is founded on the belief that people want to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, cultivate what is best within themselves, and enhance their experiences of love, work, and play. When combining academics with character development, young people become the leaders of their life paths, armed with practical wisdom to make good choices, overcome adversity, lead happy lives, and positively contribute to society.

Course Core Concepts
  • Focusing on the Positive
  • Being in the Moment
  • Connecting with Others
  • Finding Purpose
  • Feeling Accomplished
  • Living with Energy

6 interactive hours

Description of Course

Discover You ™ focuses on personal growth and development using a process through which youth and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. 

Course Core Concepts
  • Self-Awarness
  • Self-Management
  • Social Awareness
  • Relationship Skills
  • Responsible Decision Making

6 hours with experienced coaches and content developers sharing application strategies in a professional learning community. Youth Development curriculum with train-and-impact lesson plans to implement instantly. Initial data analysis for up to 200 students through an automated survey collection tool exclusive to Discover You™.  

Building Strengths

Forging Futures

Mastering Skills

Designing Tomorrow

Weekly on Tuesdays from 5:15pm – 6:00pm EST

A cooperative learning space intended to connect the Discover You™ community to strengthen our understanding and collectively create solutions. All participants from Discover You™ program trainings are welcome to the professional learning community.

Data collection and presentation utilizing our specifically designed and validated survey tool from the Search Institute™ measuring change in Internal Developmental Assets, Resilience, Positive Identity, Growth and Development.

Office Location

6021 Eastman Ave., Midland, MI 48640