Are you raising a second set of children or youth at a time you thought you would be planing your retirement? This discussion will focus on specific issues that may be challenging for grandparents today and uncover ideas and solutions for greater success and less stress.
Do you sometimes feel like you don't know how to help your child? Children with behavorial health needs do not come with a manual! Positive behavorial supports emphasize practical ideas about how to meet your child where they are and utilize their motivation to increase success. This workshop will offer a framework to understand the nature of your child's behavior and methods to flexibly respond to the needs your child presents. Understanding and using stage of change concepts, maximizing provider induement, and enhancing natural supports will be emphasized to provide usable tools that can be applied in a variety of real-life situations. Come and learn how to manage your childs tantrums by using positive behavorial supports.
This unique and interactive program allows participants to experience the same frustration, anxiety, and tension that children with learning disabilities face in their daily lives. See how teachers, social workers, psychologists, parents, and friends who have participated in Richard Lavoie's workshop reflect upon their experience and the way it changed their approach to children who have a learning disability.
Our children are our future and child abuse and neglect is everybody's business! In this workshop, learn what is considered child abuse; state and national statistics; what Maine law is and how to report child abuse or neglect, the difference between "Punishment" vs. "Discipline"; child behavioral management examples and what are family and child protection factors; in addition to hsaring strategies of parenting lessons learned.
This video workshop by author Rick Lavoie, MA, M.Ed, explores proven techniques, strategies, and scripts - based on six possible motivational styles - that will revolutionalize the way teachers and parents inspire children to succeed and achieve. Rick Lavoie explores common myths and give specific advice for motivating children.