JUST ANNOUNCED: Wired Differently October Seminars with Mike Paget

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Take advantage of Early Registration Discounts now!  This popular 1-day seminar is coming to:

  • Kansas City, MO
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Greensboro/W-S, NC
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Ontario, CA
  • Albuquerque, NM

Download the seminar brochure.

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Fundamentals of Self-Regulation Webinar – August 20, 2015

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USING A PURCHASE ORDER?
To submit a registration form along with a purchase order, click here. We also accept registration forms and school purchase orders by fax, mail or email (pd@accutrain.com).


If you had only 5 or 10 minutes with a student, what skills could you teach that would give him/ her the best chance to succeed academically and in ALL aspects of life?

Self-Regulation, sometimes called executive functioning, is a critical competency of universal skills necessary for academic success, emotional control and healthy social interaction. Self-regulated children are able to delay gratification and suppress impulses long enough to process consequences of their actions or recognize alternative actions that might lead to more positive outcomes. Helping children learn self-regulation earlier in life will greatly increase the positive impact on their academic performance challenges, anger problems, anxieties, school safety issues, self-esteem struggles, social troubles and more.

In this informative 90-minute webinar, author and consultant Brad Chapin will provide key strategies to use with all students – but especially those who have behavioral/emotional self-control and/or impulse-control issues. The insights, strategies and activities presented in this webinar are based soundly upon the evidence base of cognitive-behavior psychology. They are also consistent with the principles founding the RTI/MTSS, Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports and Responsibility-Centered Discipline movements. These approaches are creative, fresh and engaging in a way that will help create quick and observable changes in young people. Mr. Chapin will provide concrete lessons targeting each of the 3 skill-training areas identified in the Self-Regulation Training System (Physical, Emotional and Cognitive Regulation.)

Eventbrite - Fundamentals of Self-Regulation Webinar - August 20, 2015 @ 11:30 am

Fundamentals of Self-Regulation Webinar – August 20, 2015 @ 11:30 am

Eventbrite - Fundamentals of Self-Regulation Webinar - August 20, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
Fundamentals of Self-Regulation Webinar – August 20, 2015 @ 2:00 pm

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
• Develop an understanding of the Self-Regulation framework sufficient for teaching it to students and parents.
• Apply step-by-step strategies to teach young people how to increase Self-Regulation.
• Implement strategies in a way that is most effective for addressing multiple behavioral problem areas.
• Report measurable outcomes from the application of Self-Regulation strategies.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
• Classroom Teachers
• Principals & Other School Administrators
• Deans
• Special Education Personnel
• School Counselors
• Social Workers (all levels)
• At-Risk Coordinators
• Parent Advocates
• School Psychologists

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

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Brad Chapin, LCP, LMLP
A leading authority on Self-regulation, Brad Chapin, LCP, LMLP is a masters level psychologist with a passion for helping others learn the skills necessary for success and happiness. He is a best-selling author and nationally-recognized speaker in the area of Self-Regulation. He has served as the Director of Child and Adult Community Services for a large mental health center where he supervised 65 mental health field staff. Currently, he serves as Director of Clinical Services for Stormont-Vail Behavioral Health Services.
Brad created the Self-Regulation Training System from a practical, research-based foundation. His strategies have helped thousands of people develop the skills necessary for success in job and academic performance, relationships and overall wellness.
Brad is the author of Helping Young People Learn Self-Regulation (now in its second printing), Helping Teens Learn Self-Regulation, The Legend of the Regulators and the SECRET List – and the soon-to-be-released Helping Pre-K Students Learn Self-Regulation. He has also created several DVDs and additional resources for helping students learn Self-Regulation skills.

Molly Barker Names Tracie Berry-McGhee 1st “Ripple Person”

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These two inspiring women recently met at the Las Vegas Innovative Schools Summit in June. Both Girls on the Run and SistaKeeper STL have a laser-like focus on encouraging friendship, sisterhood and building other types of supportive relationships among girls.  We are excited to see how these two powerhouses continue to empower girls and women! Thank you Molly and Tracie!

Molly Barker meeting Tracie Berry-McGhee
Molly Barker meeting Tracie Berry-McGhee

(Taken from Molly Barker’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=943717895686007&id=271572732900530)

Let me joyfully introduce the first Ripple Person of the Ride! Tracy Berry-McGhee. She is the founder and creator of SistaKeeper STL. Tracy is an inspiring woman using the power of the spoken word and listening circles to give voice to girls in communities throughout St. Louis (and the nation.)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4bW7jUmPrU

She kindly gave me a tour of her community yesterday. Here are some photos highlighting our time together.

We ate lunch at Cathy’s Kitchen and Tracy introduced me to Cathy Jenkins. Kind, warm and welcoming she stopped by our table to be sure the food was up to the reputation the restaurant had acquired. Tracy told me the story of how folks from Ferguson, locked arms in front of Cathy’s Kitchen to ward off violent protestors during the verdict protests. The restaurant has been a gathering place of kindness, love and warmth…for years…and still is.

She drove me to the Ferguson swimming pool, where kids of all colors flew down the swirly sliding board and families lay out in the sun.

She drove me through the apartment complex where Michael Brown lived. I saw the spot on the road where he died. There is now a newer square of black asphalt that covers the spot. There were apartments on either side close to the road, kids playing and folks sitting out on their porches.

Tracy and I spent a good amount of time in her office…a very warm and welcoming space…a small table fountain gurgling peaceful waters. I smelled the faint hint of incense. Posters of strong African-American women on the wall and empowering quotes and words of wisdom were scattered everywhere.

We talked and talked and listened to one another. Tracy’s program is powerful. She empowers through listening. She creates safe places for girls to share their fears, their hopes, their anger, their sorrows, their dreams…their love. She speaks of the feminine divine and the healing gifts it can bring to our wounded neighborhoods and the people who live in them. She has introduced Sista Keepers to hundreds of folks and wants to introduce it to hundreds more. I look forward to helping her however I can.

We finished up the day walking the Labyrinth at the Zion Church in Florissant, MI. I felt the peace I’d be searching for on my way out here, settle in. Finally.

I heard a distant train let go it’s mournful noise and thought of the poem my new and fast friend Robert, shared with me just this morning.

I found a cardinal feather.

Molly Barker's photo.
Molly Barker's photo.
Molly Barker's photo.
Molly Barker's photo.

2015 Innovative Schools Summit Video Playlist

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The 2015 Innovative Schools Summits are officially in the books and by all accounts were a great success!  Check out these clips of just a few of our awesome speakers!

If you missed it, make plans to join us next year:

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2015 Innovative Schools Summit Atlanta

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2015 Las Vegas Innovative Schools Summit Recap

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