Training for Foster & Adoptive Parents

We were so thrilled to read the news that Sesame Street has introduced a new muppet to its show, offering greater visibility to young people in foster care. Karli is a friend of the lovable character, Elmo, and is living with “for now” parents “until her mommy can take care of her again.” Check it … Continued

New LSCI Posters Now Available!

Recently, one of our certified Senior Trainers asked if the LSCI Institute had posters available that featured the six stages of LSCI and/or the six interventions. The answer then was “not yet” but the answer now is “Yes!” Please check out the two brand news posters we have available. Each is designed to offer you … Continued

LSCI Training in Vermont

We love to hear from our participants! Here’s what a Special Educator from Castleton Elementary School in Vermont had to say about her recent LSCI training: Describe the significant learnings you are taking away from this course: This course has really improved my interviewing and intervention skills. Before taking this course, I was stumbling through … Continued

LSCI Offers Training on Changing Passive Aggressive Behavior

The Angry Smile training courses are designed for anyone who lives, works, or interacts with a passive aggressive person and wants to better understand and manage the often- troubling dynamics. For your convenience, we offer The Angry Smile training in 3 different formats: LIVE, FULL-DAY TRAINING LIVE, 2-HOUR TRAINING ONLINE TRAINING We also offer The … Continued

REGISTER NOW for our FREE Parenting Webinar

Topic FREE Parenting Webinar: Parenting the Challenging Child Description An in-depth interview with the book’s author, Signe Whitson. Join us for an in-depth interview with Signe Whitson, author of the new book “Parenting the Challenging Child.” We’ll discuss how her professional and personal experiences led her to write this book, which addresses a relevant and … Continued

LSCI Training Teaches Adults to Respond More Effectively to Kids

While many professionals attend in-services and other training events prepared to learn new skills and strategies for changing the behaviors of children, LSCI training offers its course participants something far more powerful: skills and strategies for changing their own behaviors! When adults are educated and empowered to choose de-escalating responses over conflict-fueling reactions, positive changes … Continued

LSCI Institute Offers Training for Parents & Caregivers

The Parents Division of the LSCI Institute offers training to meet the unique needs and challenges of biological, foster and adoptive parents and caregivers. Based on the book Parenting the Challenging Child: The 4-Step Way to Turn Problem Situations Into Learning Opportunities, our trainings: * Provide specific skills for building more positive relationships with kids … Continued

LSCI Training in Baltimore, MD.

Here’s what a Special Education Teacher from Hillcrest Elementary School in Baltimore, MD had to say about the LSCI Certification training experience: Describe the significant learnings you are taking away from this course: The Conflict Cycle is a skill that allows us to dig deeply into the different ways students express their emotions and let … Continued

LSCI Training in New Hampshire

Our participants from Londonderry School District in New Hampshire were asked about the most significant skills they are taking away from their LSCI Certification training. Here’s a sampling of what they had to say: De-escalation techniques, active listening, speaking to students in a tone that is understanding, how trauma affects the neurological growth of the … Continued