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Continuing Education

Choice Words: Igniting Greatness in Youth

Date: 5:00pm PST February 10, 2016 Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate School, South Chapel

  • Carolyn Jones, LCSW
    Carolyn Jones, LCSW

Lewis & Clark Graduate School, South Chapel

This 2-part workshop will help teachers, parents, counselors and others in the lives of young people learn about The Nurtured Heart Approach®. This relational method awakens greatness and inspires successful behavior in children and is a powerful way of bringing inner wealth to all children while facilitating parenting, mentoring, and classroom success.

The essence of The Nurtured Heart Approach® is a set of core methodologies that has a proven impact on every child, including those who are challenged behaviorally, socially and academically.

The Nurtured Heart Approach® has also been shown to create transformative changes in children diagnosed with ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and other behavioral, emotional, and anxiety related symptoms.

Participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of why conventional methods of parenting, therapy and teaching may often fail with intense children, despite the best intentions
  • Learn how to help children exhibiting difficult behaviors, such as symptoms of ADHD or ODD, to use his/her intensity in successful ways
  • Learn methods to building a child’s “Inner Wealth”, allowing a shift from negative to positive choices, using core methodologies of the Nurtured Heart Approach

Workshop Details & Registration

Date: Wednesdays, February 10 & 24, 2016

Time: 5-8 p.m.

Instructor: Carolyn Jones, LCSW

Fee: $60, includes 6 CEUs/PDUs. $30 for students. Lewis & Clark Alumni save 20%.

Lewis & Clark School-Based Mentors and Supervisors: Free. Please contact to register.

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About the Instructor

Carolyn Jones, LCSW, has 30 years experience as a special and general education teacher,School  Counselor, Behavioral Specialist, and Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports Trainer and Coach for schools. Carolyn is the owner of Upward Consulting in Salem, Oregon, and works with school staff and families to help create nurturing environments for all children’s success.

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