2017 Conscious Discipline Event – The Big Picture

Conscious Discipline® –  The Big Picture

August 9-10, 2017

Doubletree Worthington – 175 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43235

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 Intended audience:  Head Start and Early Head Start Administrators, Coaches, Mentors, Teachers and Assistant Teachers

In this two day training, participants will have the opportunity to step back to look at the “big picture” of Conscious Discipline focusing on implementation issues specific to Head Start and Early Head Start with a programmatic approach to infusing Conscious Discipline beyond the classroom.

Wednesday, August 9th

 Conscious Discipline Implementation in Head Start and Early Head Start

 Abbi Kruse, Nationally Certified Conscious Discipline Instructor

Participants will explore how Conscious Discipline can be used to support children and families impacted by adverse childhood experiences and the parallels between Conscious Discipline (Safety, Connection, Problem Solving) and Trauma Informed Care (Safety, Connection, Managing Emotions).

 

Thursday August 10th

 Conscious Discipline – Beyond the Classroom

Abbi Kruse, Nationally Certified Conscious Discipline Instructor

This training examines how the powers and skills of Conscious Discipline can be applied not only to our work with children but to our interactions with coworkers and adult family members.

 Conscious Discipline – Back to Basics

Renee Sutherland, Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor

This session will cover the skills and classroom structures of Conscious Discipline for staff from programs that are new to Conscious Discipline and staff who are new to programs that implement Conscious Discipline.

As a result of this event, participants will be able to increase the fidelity of their implementation of Conscious Discipline throughout their Head Start program.

 Registration Fee: $275

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Abbi Kruse is the founder and Executive Director of The Playing Field, an early education program that serves children from very diverse racial and socio-economic backgrounds. Through an Early Head Start grant, children experiencing homelessness are cared for right alongside those from far more advantaged families’

Before founding The Playing Field, Abbi served as the Director of the University of Wisconsin Preschool Lab. She had come to that role after serving as the Professional Development Director for a Head Start program. Other professional experience includes early childhood teacher, instructional coach, and administrator. While Abbi has worked in a variety of ECE settings, she holds the work of Head Start in high regard.

Abbi is Nationally Certified Conscious Discipline Instructor. She is also a part time faculty member at Madison College.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and has nearly completed a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with and Early Childhood emphasis.

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