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Discovering your Strengths is a Course

Discovering your Strengths

Ended May 31, 2022

Full course description

Since the days of Aristotle, humans have been driven to understand what it means to live a good life. Over the past 30 years, scientists have uncovered the ingredients, and more importantly, they’ve identified how to use that knowledge to help us flourish personally, academically, and socially. In this 2-hour workshop, discover the 24 strengths of character and grow those strengths. Learn to have strengths-based conversations and implement activities to bring out the best in ourselves.

 

Lead Learner: Cynthia Redfern

Credit & Type: 2 Hours PD Hours | Staff Development

 

Timeline Overview

  • Self-Paced course available throughout the 2021/2022 school year. 

 

Target Audience

  • Admin Pro-tech
  • Certified Staff
  • Classified Staff
  • Charter Certified Staff
  • Charter Classified Staff
  • DCSD Certified Substitute 
  • DCSD Student Teacher

 

Outcomes

Participants will leave with:

  • Understand the origins of a strengths-based approach
  • Differentiate strengths from traits, talents and skills
  • Explore the “strengths mindset” and how to hold it while working with others
  • Understand the role strengths play in overcoming challenges
  • Apply 3 simple, ready-to-use strengths activities