Reclaiming Youth Seminars

Event Details

Date: July 16 - July 20, 2019

Location: Froiland Science Complex


Reclaiming Youth Seminars

Augustana University, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

July 16-20, 2019
Froiland Science Complex

Innovative strategies for all who work with youth

This unique event will inspire and rejuvenate professionals and those who mentor challenging children and youth.

In the News: 2019 Reclaiming Youth Seminars

In the News: 2019 Reclaiming Youth Seminars

Network with the authors of the best-selling book, Reclaiming Youth at RiskLarry Brendtro, Martin Brokenleg, and Steve Van Bockern — along with leading experts in the field from across the U.S.A. and beyond. Transform the way you work with children and families. Beneficial for everyone in education, prevention, treatment, youth care, and justice settings.

Keynotes and dozens of presenters explore timely topical strands:

  • Trauma, Resilience, and Thriving
  • Social and Emotional Learning in Classrooms and Schools
  • Strength-Based Treatment with Children and Families
  • Positive Climates in Residential Care and Juvenile Justice
  • Native American and First Nations Youth and Communities
  • Native American and First Nations Youth and Communities


Reclaiming Youth at Risk Pre-Conference

Date: July 16-17 (Tuesday-Wednesday)

Larry Brendtro & Mark Freado

Price: $395 (Includes lunches & resources)


Reclaiming Youth Seminars 

Date: July 18-20 (Thursday-Saturday) 

Hosts: Martin Brokenleg, Larry Brendtro,

Steve Van Bockern, & Mark Freado

Price: $475 standard rate, $425 group rate (3 or more)

(Includes lunches & resources)



Since 1994, the Black Hills Seminars on Reclaiming Youth have been at the leading edge of strength-based approaches with challenging children and youth. Now this annual conference is relocating to Augustana University in Sioux Falls where the Reclaiming Youth movement originated. Optional Reclaiming Youth at Risk pre-conference takes place July 16-17 with Larry Brendtro and Mark Freado. This certification course addresses the Circle of Courage needs for Belonging, Mastery, Independence, and Generosity.


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