No One Likes a Bully
Course Code: 1439
  • Tuesday February 9th 2016 (7:00pm - 9:00pm)
Bullying has been making headlines recently. Have you wondered exactly what bullying is? Have you wondered if your child is a bully or a victim of a bully? Join us to explore what traits and behaviors create bullies and/or victims. We will be discussing strategies to support and change behaviors for everyone involved.

This workshop will address the nature of bullying and what research tells us about it. Some of the major questions addressed will be: What is the definition of bullying (all forms)? What does bullying look like? How often does it occur? Where and when does it occur? How is it different in males and females? What are typical characteristics of victims – warning signs? What are typical characteristics of bullies – warning signs? What are the behavioral and mental health affects to bullies, victims and bystanders? This workshop will address the affects of bullying which may include depressed mood, excessive fears and anxieties, changes in behavior and performance, failure to develop peer relationships, impaired concentration and thinking, suicidal gestures, the potential connection to substance use, and knowledge of steps to be taken if such warning signs are observed

This class will meet the criteria for the mental health requirement for license renewal.

When more than one person is registered, a "bring a friend" discount will be applied to this registration which reduces each registration by $2.50.

MnCPD Event ID #: 184661

This event is Co-sponsored with A.D.A.M.sm (Attention Deficit Awareness of MN, Inc.)
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Parenting the Love and Logic Way
Course Code: 1440
  • Saturday February 27th 2016 (8:30am - 4:00pm)
There is no more difficult, detailed and time-consuming job than raising children. Yet children come with no instruction manuals! The class "Parenting the Love and Logic Way" can be that manual in the areas of respectful communication and discipline. Attend this workshop to not only learn new techniques, but also be able to discuss it with parents of similar aged children.

At this session learn simple, low stress communication techniques that are effective with children from toddlers to teens. Avoid power struggles Guide your children to solve their own problems Model and teach responsibility and respectful communication Raise your children without raising the roof! Please note: An alternate weather date has been scheduled for March 5 in case of inclement weather When more than one person is registered, a "bring a friend" discount will be applied to this registration which reduces each registration by $12.50. Full payment confirms registration. Because we only take a 30-minute lunch break, please bring a sandwich or frozen entree to the class for yourself to eat. We will provide beverages and snacks. A certificate of attendance will be given at the end of the class
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Worried Sick: Tips for Managing Anxiety and Raising Confident Resilient Kids
Course Code: 1441
  • Monday March 14th 2016 (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Each year, the United States spends about 427 billion dollars treating anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. In any given year, somewhere between 13% (1 in 8) and 20 % (1 in 5) school age children will experience an anxiety disorder. One in four teens will have an anxiety disorder at some time during adolescence, and 6% of these episodes will be severe. About half of adolescents who experience depression, also have an anxiety disorder, and for the overwhelming majority (85%), the anxiety disorder came first.

Why, in a country and culture that is safer and more comfortable than at any other time in history, are our children worried sick? The latest brain research suggests that our survival instinct may be to blame. The very system that's supposed to warn us of potential danger has become so sensitive that it mistakes discomfort for danger, and can result in almost constant anxiety or panic.

Participants will learn how children's brains respond to stressful situations, based on current understanding of brain development. Parents will be provided with strategies to help children manage uncomfortable levels of worry, ways to create an environment that promotes calm rather than anxiety, and parenting approaches that support the development of happy, calm, and resilient children.

Please note: When more than one person is registered, a "bring a friend" discount will be applied to this registration which reduces each registration by $2.50. This event will offer teachers information about Early-Onset Mental Illness that may qualify as 2 CEU's towards relicensure.
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Parenting the Love and Logic Way
Course Code: 1442
  • Monday April 4th 2016 (5:30pm - 9:00pm)
    Monday April 11th 2016 (5:30pm - 9:00pm)
There is no more difficult, detailed and time-consuming job than raising children. Yet children come with no instruction manuals! The class "Parenting the Love and Logic Way" can be that manual in the areas of respectful communication and discipline. Attend this two-evening workshop to not only learn new techniques, but also be able to discuss it with parents of similar aged children.

At these sessions learn simple, low stress communication techniques that are effective with children from toddlers to teens. Avoid power struggles Guide your children to solve their own problems Model and teach responsibility and respectful communication Raise your children without raising the roof! Please note: A snow date has been scheduled for April 18 in case of inclement weather on April 4 or 11. When more than one person is registered, a "bring a friend" discount will be applied to this registration which reduces each registration by $12.50. Full payment confirms registration. Because we only take a 30-minute dinnerbreak, please bring a sandwich or frozen entree to the class for yourself to eat. We will provide beverages and snacks. A certificate of attendance will be given at the end of the class
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Parenting the Love and Logic Way
Course Code: 1443
  • Saturday June 4th 2016 (8:30am - 4:00pm)
There is no more difficult, detailed and time-consuming job than raising children. Yet children come with no instruction manuals! The class "Parenting the Love and Logic Way" can be that manual in the areas of respectful communication and discipline. Attend this workshop to not only learn new techniques, but also be able to discuss it with parents of similar aged children.

At this session learn simple, low stress communication techniques that are effective with children from toddlers to teens. Avoid power struggles Guide your children to solve their own problems Model and teach responsibility and respectful communication Raise your children without raising the roof! Please note: When more than one person is registered, a "bring a friend" discount will be applied to this registration which reduces each registration by $12.50. Full payment confirms registration. Because we only take a 30-minute lunch break, please bring a sandwich or frozen entree to the class for yourself to eat. We will provide beverages and snacks. A certificate of attendance will be given at the end of the class
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9 Essential Skills of the Love and Logic Classroom
Course Code: 9555
  • Tuesday August 9th 2016 (8:30am - 3:00pm)
    Wednesday August 10th 2016 (8:30am - 12:30pm)
Are you seeking ways to raise your test scores by spending less time disciplining and more time teaching?
Want to be more compliant with MDE for positive intervention?
Wish for less burnout?
The following concepts will be taught in the course: Neutralize arguing Delaying consequences Empathy Developing positive teacher/student relationships Setting limits with enforceable statements Using choices to prevent power struggles The Recovery process Quick and Easy Classroom Interventions Guiding Students to Own and Solve their Problems A workbook and handouts are included in the course. Lunch will be provided on August 9 and snacks and beverages on both days.

Credit options:
1. University of the Pacific (PEDU) credits. You may get 1, 2, or 3 credits depending upon completion of assigned homework.
Credits fees: 1 credit-$62.00, 2 credits-$124.00, and 3 credits-$186.00. For more information about University of the Pacific, go to http://www.teacherfriendly.com.It is recommended to get all credits approved by your school district prior to applying for PEDU credits.
PEDU No. for this workshop: 9001 Develop a New Learning Activity Practicum
2. 10 renewal units for a teaching certificate.
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New Parent Coordinator Training
Course Code: 9517
  • Tuesday October 18th 2016 (10:00am - 11:30am)
Come to this training to learn about the Resource parent education program and accessing parent education dollars for your site.
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New Parent Coordinator Training
Course Code: 9521
  • Wednesday December 14th 2016 (10:00am - 11:30am)
Come to this training to learn about the Resource parent education program and accessing parent education dollars for your site.
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Parent Coordinator Forum
Course Code: 9522
  • Wednesday December 14th 2016 (12:30pm - 3:00pm)
Come to this forum to share and network with other parent coordinators regarding resources, speaker ideas and parent education program questions.
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Parent Coordinator Forum
Course Code: 9527
  • Thursday February 9th 2017 (12:30pm - 3:00pm)
Come to this forum to share and network with other parent coordinators regarding resources, speaker ideas and parent education program questions.
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