2023 Teen Convening

About the Event

The first ever Teen Convening was held on March 1-2, 2023, at The Riverside in Boise. This two-day event brought together public and school library staff who serve teens. After participating in this training, attendees will:

  • Develop skills to help tweens and teens plan and engage in futures thinking activities
  • Understand key teen mental health concepts and resources
  • Learn how to use gaming to help tweens and teens build social-emotional skills

Access the 2023 Teen Convening Agenda here.

Day 1 Resources

Morning Workshop: Futures Thinking For and With Teens

Speaker: Peter Bishop, Teach the Future

Afternoon Sessions

Suicide Prevention Workshop – Idaho Lives Project

Teen Mental Health Resources – Idaho Children’s Trust Fund

Middle School Brain Development – Idaho Out-of-School Network

Serving Teens Panel

Questions? Email Jennifer Redford: jennifer.redford@libraries.idaho.gov

Jennifer Redford

Youth Services Consultant
Email / 208-639-4147
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