Empowering Youth Program
Mindfulness and Youth Behavior Challenges
In today's world, stress affects us more than ever before.
Wisdom From The Edge recognizes that children reflect this reality, with internalized stress causing withdrawal and externalized stress leading to challenging behaviors.
The program teaches teachers to assess behaviors using skills like empathetic listening, social-emotional awareness, and de-escalation techniques.
Through effective collaborative conversations, teachers aim to form partnerships that foster hope, agency, and success in their students.
This Half Day Workshop offers teachers practical and evidence-based strategies for promoting positive youth behavior.
In-person and virtual classroom options available.
As an ISBE Professional Development Provider, this program offers
15 CEU's plus 1 Lane Placement
Certificate after completion
Program Cost (Including CEU's): $325 per Teacher
Program Objectives & Outline
This powerful program offers teachers practical and evidence-based strategies for promoting positive youth behavior. Some highlights of the program include:
Understanding the roots of problem behavior: The program helps teachers understand the underlying reasons for problematic behavior, such as stress, trauma, or unmet needs, and how to address them.
Developing positive relationships with students: We emphasizes the importance of building positive and respectful relationships with students to create a safe and supportive learning environment.
Implementing positive behavior support: Teachers are taught how to implement positive behavior support strategies that are proactive, preventative, and focus on reinforcing positive behavior.
Managing challenging behaviors: The program provides practical strategies for managing challenging behaviors, including de-escalation techniques, behavior contracts, and consequence systems.
Promoting social-emotional learning: The program helps teachers promote social-emotional learning by teaching skills such as emotional regulation, problem-solving, and empathy.
Collaborating with families and other professionals: Teachers need support and our program emphasizes the importance of collaborating with families and other professionals to support the positive development of students.
Our Program Works!
The study concluded that small group settings and short
intervals, along with practice exercises to implement weekly,
resulted in less stress and overall happiness.