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Finding Joy in the Journey: Adoptive Moms Retreat
Community Alliance Church
Sarah How will be participating in this Adoptive Moms' Retreat presenting two Keynotes and one breakout session
Keynote AM: Finding Joy in the Journey
As a mom have you lost joy in the journey? Do you find yourself repeating the rules, trying to find just the right consequence or incentive to get better behavior, raising your voice, only to repeat the same routine day after day while seeing the same behavior? There is another way and you can find joy in the journey of again. You aren't alone in finding parenting can be tricky, overwhelming, discouraging and frustrating especially with children who are adopted, intense and challenging. Come and learn about the relationship focused Nurtured Heart Approach, created by Howard Glasser, MA., to empower you to create connected, healthy and positive relationships with your child. Learn to take this approach and pair biblical principles to support your faith and parenting while finding your way back to joy.
Breakout Session: Understanding Trauma in Adopted Children
What is trauma and how does it impact your child who is adopted? Come ready to shift your perspective on behavior and gain a deeper understanding of how to intervene and promote learning and healing in your home with your adopted child.
Keynote PM: The Power of Words
As moms it is hard to find positivity in the midst of problems, crisis and disappointments. It is time to take a new perspective at what is happening in your home and harness the power of speaking words of truth in love. Learn how to shift interactions from corrections/criticism to recognizing the truth of what is going well in your relationships and authentically and genuinely appreciating the children that God has placed in your life.
Date: September 29, 2018
Detroit Lakes, MN
The Connected Classroom: Implementing the Nurtured Heart Approach® in Chinese Immersion Programs
Madison Elementary School
This is a full day site visit to Madison Elementary's Chinese Immersion Program in collaboration with St. Cloud State University Confucius Institute. The purpose it to directly coach and observe Chinese teachers in their implementation of the Nurtured Heart Approach. Additional feedback and training will be provided on day two.
Closed Professional Development for Educators
St. Cloud, MN
Introduction to the Nurtured Heart Approach®: 6 week Class
Lake Park Audubon Elementary School Media Center
Do you find yourself nagging, threatening to take things away, or yelling at your child just to listen only to repeat this same routine day after day while seeing the same behavior? If you feel like you are spinning in circles…there is another way! You aren’t alone in finding that parenting can be tricky, especially with a child who is intense or challenging. The Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA®) was designed to gift adults with the methods to create healthy, positive relationships between themselves and children which leads to children being more successful in school, home and life. This relationship-focused approach supports growing children stronger on the inside by developing their Inner Wealth®. Inner Wealth means children know who they are and begin making choices that reflect positive values and character. For six weeks, a group of parents will come together and learn the NHA created by Howard Glasser, M.A. These classes will be taught by Sarah How, who is an Advanced Trainer in the NHA and a practicing Nationally Certified School Psychologist. This class is a series of 1 hour each week. Plan to attend all sessions. Space is limited to 25 people. Register online with LPA Community Education Nurtured Heart Approach Class.
Dates October 24, November 7, 14, 21, 28 and December 5, 2017 (skipping Halloween week)
Audubon, MN 56511
Understanding Trauma and Creating Trauma Sensitive Schools
Pelican Rapids Public School
What is trauma and how does it impact students' learning during the school day? This presentation is designed to increase educators understanding of children who have experienced trauma. Educators will gain an understanding of how to intervene and promote learning and healing in the classroom and school environment. Educators will also learn to use the Nurtured Heart Approach to grow trust and inner wealth in children with traumatic experiences.
Closed Professional Development for Educators
Pelican Rapids, MN
Nurtured Heart Approach® with a Biblical Viewpoint
The Nurtured Heart Approach® will explore a set of strategies to improve relationships alongside biblical principles. Families love this study. Learn how to shift interactions from corrections/criticism to recognizing the truth of what is going well in your relationships and authentically and genuinely appreciating the people that God has placed in your life. You will leave knowing the core methodology of the Three Stands® of the NHA®.
Fargo First Assembly | Fireside Room
Recharge with the Nurtured Heart Approach®
North Dakota Council for Exceptional Children
Do you find yourself repeating the rules, trying to find just the right consequence or incentive to get better behavior, raising your voice, only to repeat the same routine day after day while seeing the same behavior? There is another way! You aren't alone in finding teaching can be tricky, especially with children who are intense and challenging. The Nurtured Heart Approach, created by Howard Glasser, MA., was designed to empower adults with the methods to create healthy, positive relationships between adults and children which leads to children being more successful in school, home and life. This relationship focused approach supports children growing stronger on the inside by developing inner wealth. The approach is based on a three stand methodology. Come learn or relearn and become recharged and empowered to create positive relationships that support learning in the classroom.
Target audience: General and Special Education Teachers, School Administrators, Special Education Directors, Counselors, School Psychologists, School Social Workers
Holiday Inn, Fargo ND