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Ulric Johnson: Worshops and Presentations

  Workshops - Presentations


Workshops are design for one – two days, depending on the need of the organization. Presentations are from forty-five minutes to and hour, including questions and answers. All presentations are interactive, and depending on the number of participants could be expanded.

Workshops and presentations can also be developed and structure base on the needs of the organization.




Workshop 1: A Systhemic AproachTowards Peace/Justice Promotion and Violence Prevention

Systemic approaches to Peace/Justice promotion and violence prevention require intervention at youth, school, community and systemic. This one day work shop will explore the different levels of systemic changes that is necessary to authentically begin addressing the issue off violence prevention. 

Participants will have an opportunity to discuss the elements of systemic transformation.


Workshop 2: Reclaiming our power over violence

The 10C’s model of TAGV that is use to empower both the youth and parents enrolled in the program will be shared. The 10C’s model of awareness and change/transformation will be examined and broken down, in order to discuss what aspects of youth programs that make them successful in empowering young people to facilitate positive social change in their community.


kshop 3: Transformative Youth Leadership Development Approach to Violence Prevention

The youth leadership development approach is a powerful tool for youth violence prevention and justice building. Transformative Youth leadership development is a process by which young people build the competencies (knowledge and skills) necessary for adolescence and adult life based on their strengths, capacities and formative needs.  By focusing on the critical thinking skills and self awareness youth need to engaging with other practitioners to create a transformed communities and spaces that support the positive leadership development of young people.


Workshop 4: Prevention of Teen Dating Violence

This workshop will help participants understand the effects of teen dating violence.  This interactive session will speak to common myths about dating violence with young populations and provide practical tools in addressing unhealthy behaviors.  The Teen Dating Violence workshop will examine signs of abuse, how to promote healthy relationships for youth, and how community stakeholders can get involved in dating violence prevention.


Workshop 5: Youth Mentoring – A Strategy for Youth Violence Prevention

Research demonstrates that the presence of a positive adult role model to guide a young person’s development is a key protective factor against violence.  For many youth, a structured mentoring program can bring this critical relationship into their lives.  This workshop will focus on the research-based practicies that promote positive outcomes for youth in adult-child mentoring relationships; bring voices from the field on successful program models; and offer strategies to integrate a mentoring component into out-of-school time youth development programs.


Workshop 6:  Applying the Public Health Aproach to Violence Prevetion

The Public Health Aproach have been successful in adressing a variety of Public Health Issues. This workshop wiill expose participants to the Public Health Model and how it have been successful in reducing violence such as Youth Gang-Drugs-Domistic Violence-Poverty-Ism’s. The role of the church, parents,schools,criminal justice,media,community and busness will be explored.


Workshop 6: Gang Violence Prevention and Intervention: A Cross Cultural Perspective

This  workshop will help participants better understand gangs (violence) from a cross cultural perspective. Workshop participants will look at how a culture that promotes violence, compitition and win- lose ideology,  support the social and economic forces that drive youth to join violent gangs.



Workshop 7: Bullying and Violence two sides of the same coin

This workshops describes the state of the science of identifying children at risk for teasing and bullying, application of this information to an evidence-based practice model, and development and implementation of a research study designed to build resilience in children.

 Sample Presentations:


  1. Gang Violence Prevention and Intervention: A Cross - Cultural Perspective

  2. Public Health Aproach to Violence Prevention: Youth-Guns-Drugs

  3. The 10C’s model of Awareness and Change

  4. Cross Cultural Comepentecy: Atttitude –Knowllege-Skills

  5. Do and don’ts  of working with youth of color

  6. Transformative youth leadership and development

  7. Domestic Violence prevention a cross cultural aproach

  8. Cross Cultural Counseling

  9. Youth suicide prevention and intervention

  10.  Behavioral Management

  11. Increasing parent involvement

  12. Substance abuse counseling with people of  African Decent

  13. Reality Therapy and its application in addressing Addictive Beahvaiors

  14. The 10C’s model an it’s applications in the context of school, management, counseling  and  community organizing

  15. Participatory-Action Research vs.  Non Participator –Standard Research 

  16. Understanding Diversity: race-ethnicity-gender- class-culture

  17. Conflict Management-Transformation vs. Conflict Resolution –Change

  18. Understanding and addressing Ism’s: racism-sexcism-adultism-heterosexcim-ect.

  19. Multicultural Education

  20. Global youth leadership development

  21. Teens Advocating a Global Vision AKA(Teens Against Gang Violence)

  22.  The 5 W’s of Being an Inclusive School

  23.  HUMMER: It’s role in being and effective educator-counselor-leader

  24. Reclaiming once Humanity in a dehumanizing world

  25. JUSTIC: Why are we not talking about it?

  26. Positive vs. Negative addiction

  27. Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome (PTSS)

  28. Tran-generational Trauma



















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