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Dec 19, 2018 @ 8:30 pm -9:30 pm (Eastern)

“Work it out!??”: Supporting Conflict Resolution Among Students

This presentation will introduce you to the core social skills, communication tools, and conflict resolution techniques necessary to help students solve problems independently of teacher intervention. You will learn how to create socially safe classrooms with unified rules and expectations, integrate problem …

Presenter: Zipora Schuck
Apr 09, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

How to Have Difficult Discussions with Children

We all know that uncomfortable feeling – we have to have one of those uncomfortable conversations with our children or our students. Whether it is discussing substance use, challenging behaviors, dealing with peer pressure, family issues, loss and trauma, or substance abuse, …

Presenter: Dr. Rona Novick
Mar 21, 2017 @ 8:30 - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Parenting in the Balance: When to Intervene and When Not To

Are you exhausted from managing every assignment? From solving every conflict? From never having time to yourself? We all want our children to be happy, successful, and well-supported, but it’s hard to know how much to be involved in our children’s lives …

Presenter: Dr. Yoni Schwab
Dec 13, 2016 @ 8:30 - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Managing Meltdowns and Taming Tantrums: Practical Strategies for Everyday Challenges

Many people think the words “tantrum” and “meltdown” mean the same thing, and they can look very similar when you see a child having one. But for children with sensory processing or self-regulation challenges, a meltdown is very different from a tantrum. …

Presenter: Amanda Morin
Nov 16, 2016 @ 8:30 - 9:30 pm (Eastern)

Positive Behavior Support – Motivating With Rewards that have No Salt, No Sugar, and Cost No Money

How can we use the science and knowledge of human behavior to support our children in all areas? This webinar will address myths about rewards and punishments and offer suggestions regarding motivating rewards that have No Salt, No Sugar, and Cost No …

Presenter: Dr. Rona Novick
May 31, 2016 @ 8:30 - 9:30 PM

Giving Thanks – Cultivating Gratitude in Children and Teens

Today’s culture of entitlement and privilege erodes our natural inclinations towards gratitude.  This webinar will provide information on many benefits of gratitude, and offer direct strategies to inculcate the attitude of gratitude in families and schools.  The developmental challenges across childhood, pre-teen, …

Presenter: Dr. Rona Novick
Dec 01, 2015 @ 8:30 - 9:30 PM

A Force of Nature: Supporting Strategies for Impulse Control

Does your child struggle with impulse control? Join this webinar to learn about strategies for supporting your child in maintaining self-control. Gain an understanding of the Stages of Development and learn practical strategies such as self talk, the “5 Step Plan”, and …

Presenter: Mindy Rosenthal
Oct 27, 2015 @ 8:30 - 9:30 PM

Teaching Teens: What Every Educator Should Know About the Adolescent Mind, Body and Soul

Teaching adolescents presents challenges and opportunities. When educators understand adolescent development, and appreciate teens’ approach to learning, their belief systems, their notions about rules and authority, and their passion for meaning and belonging, they can increase the effectiveness of their teaching. Learn …

Presenter: Dr. Rona Novick
Jan 13, 2014 @ 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Sibling Sniping, Bedtime Battles, Homework Hassles…Are We Having Fun Yet?

Do you try to avoid threats, bribes, and punishments, but find yourself using them anyway, just to survive the day? Join us for a webinar with parenting expert Joanna Faber and learn how to help your child cope with difficult feelings, engage your child’s …

Presenter: Joanna Faber
Mar 05, 2014 @ 8:00-9:00pm

What’s Behind Children’s Challenging Behavior and What Can We Do to Help?

This webinar provides a practical overview to the Collaborative Problem Solving approach to working with children who lack the skill to behave well. All children, parents and teachers want to do well. But even with the best intentions, unpleasant confrontations may arise …

Presenter: Claire Wurtzel
Dec 17, 2013 @ 8:00-9:00pm

Sustaining Motivation – A Delicate Balance

Ever wonder about how to encourage and support your child’s motivation?  Is there a possibility that your child will do her chores without nagging or his homework without needling?  In this webinar we will explore the differences between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation. …

Presenter: Meryl Silver
Oct 23, 2012 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Is My Child Typical? Understanding Variations in Child Development

How often we wonder why some children seem to easily accomplish tasks and achieve milestones while others struggle to keep up.  As parents, the dilemma is whether to assume these differences are part of typical development or indicators of more significant challenges. …

Presenter: Dr. Rona Novick
Dec 19, 2012 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Temperament- Understanding Children’s Pre-set Tendencies

Why do some children whimper quietly while others howl?  Why are some children timid, and others gutsy?  And why does a child who is so comfortable in one situation become distressed in another?  This workshop will explore the factors of temperament that …

Presenter: Dr. Rona Novick
Feb 23, 2010 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Is it Typical? Understanding Variations in Child Development – secondary school

How often we wonder why some students can achieve milestones while others struggle to keep up, and if these differences are part of typical development or indicators of more significant challenges? Understanding child development can be an extremely powerful and helpful lens …

Presenter: Dr. Rona Novick
Feb 16, 2010 @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m

Is it Typical? Understanding Variations in Child Development – primary school

How often we wonder why some students can achieve milestones while others struggle to keep up, and if these differences are part of typical development or indicators of more significant challenges? Understanding child development can be an extremely powerful and helpful lens …

Presenter: Dr. Rona Novick
Nov 13, 2008 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

De-Escalating Intense Behavior (part 2)

This two-session course will discuss predicting and noticing signs of escalating behavioral difficulties in students. It will provide participants with strategies to engage students in these most challenging moments, and strategies to help de-escalate and calm difficult situations. This course will introduce …

Presenter: Dr. Rona Novick
Nov 06, 2008 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

De-Escalating Intense Behavior (part 1)

This two-session course will discuss predicting and noticing signs of escalating behavioral difficulties in students. It will provide participants with strategies to engage students in these most challenging moments, and strategies to help de-escalate and calm difficult situations. This course will introduce …

Presenter: Dr. Rona Novick