Youth Empowerment Coaching

Are you an individual who is concerned about ensuring that the Millennial generation is successful in life? Are you a parent, caregiver, social worker, counsellor, teacher who has a passion for coaching children and youth into becoming successful adults and global citizens, who will promote a culture of peace and unity? Are you committed to ensuring that children and youth grow up to live a sustainable and harmonious life and one of purpose, true to their passion? 

OCDT provides trainees with tool-kits and strategies to help the Youth Coach Practitioner to develop the competencies for engaging the youth in discovering, defining and planning the pathways to success.  We prepare trainees to work with two groups: The 12-19 years old and the 20-29 years old.

The following are the areas of coaching and training focus:

Youth Coaching Program (12-19 years)

  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Dealing with Anger
  • Dealing with Bullying
  • Intergenerational Relationship Building-A Practice Strategy
  • Improving Self Confidence, Self Esteem and Self Worth
  • Social Responsibility-1 (Teaching the Power of Compassion,
  • Empathy, Gratitude, Kindness and Love).
  • Who am I: Discovering Me-More than my Physical Body
  • Meditation and Listening Skills-Building listening skills
  • Visualization
  • Mental Preparedness for Success.

Youth Coaching Program (20-29 years)

  • Assertiveness and Self Branding Training
  • Cultural Diversity and Tolerance Studies
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Communications and Social Media
  • Dealing With Bullying
  • Ethnicity, Self- Awareness and Belonging
  • Ethics and Morality
  • Health and Wellness
  • Identifying and Growing personal Passions, Talents and Gifts
  • Improving Self Confidence, Self Esteem and Self Worth
  • Intergenerational Relationship Building-A Practice Strategy
  • Mindfulness Skills for Stress Management
  • Meditation and Brain Training
  • Mental Mapping and Visualization of The Pathways to Success
Course Duration

OCDT interested persons can study to become a Certified Youth Empowerment Coach Practitioner in a 16-hour program.

Course Objectives

Youth Empowerment Coaching is designed to assist young people between 12 and 29 years, to get them mentally prepared for success in academic, career and life so they can live a more fulfilled life now and well into the future.

The Youth Empowerment Coaching Program will assist youths to acquire knowledge and skills to improve assertiveness, set academic, career and life goals, increase self-confidence and self-worth. Youth Empowerment Coaching will also help them to deal effectively with social, emotional, peer-to-peer and parent-child relationship issues. Such coaching will assist them to identify practice strategies for dealing with those issues; identify their life goals and to define and map the path to success as they see it.

Our Certified Youth Coach Practitioner Training will help the Practitioner to guide the Youth to:

  • Restore broken relationships with peers, parents; between siblings and between members of the extended family.
  • Help youth to develop self-esteem and self-worth.
  • Help youth manage emotions.
  • Help youth to manage conflicts within the family.
  • Help youth to learn and use strategies for handling deviant behavioural issues.
  • Help youth identify their passions, talents and special gifts.