Every person who works with young people gets in this field because we want to make a difference in the lives of the kids we work with. But between the budget cuts, student behavioral problems and being understaffed, many youth workers and school administrators are overworked. With limited time and waning energy it can sometimes feel like we are having no impact at all.   But what if you could increase your influence and effectiveness without adding more work to your plate? The strategies and methods Michelle walks you through apply to kids from all walks of life and are transferable to whatever role you play in a teen’s life. The below seminars offer new approaches to your current job which help decrease burn out and increase your effectiveness.


  • Safety Zone: Creating a safe place for kids to talk

  • Playing your position