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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

KidsPeace Certifies 7 New Associates in LSCI

Congratulations to these 7 newly certified LSCI practitioners from KidsPeace National Centers in Pennsylvania! To inquire about attending LSCI training at KidsPeace, click here. To bring an LSCI Trainer to your school or organization, email signewhitson@lsci.org Follow these links to learn about other LSCI training opportunities, including LSCI Skills for Parents & Caregivers or LSCI … Continued

All Behavior is Communication

LSCI training is based on establishing positive relationships with young people that help bring about lasting changes in thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Learn more at www.lsci.org or email signewhitson@lsci.org to learn how to bring an LSCI Senior Trainer to your school or organization.

Refresher Training in LSCI

Did you know that the LSCI Institute offers both live and online Refresher training opportunities? Here is what participants from a recent Refresher training in Georgia had to say about their training experience: HOW DO YOU SEE YOURSELF USING THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS YOU’VE OBTAINED? To de-escalate situations before a situation gets out of control … Continued

The Power of Positive Relationships with Students

Check out this fantastic 3-min video from Edutopia about the power of relationships in schools. https://www.edutopia.org/video/power-relationships-schools LSCI training is based on establishing positive relationships with young people that help bring about lasting changes in thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Learn more at www.lsci.org or email signewhitson@lsci.org to learn how to bring an LSCI Senior Trainer to … Continued

LSCI training to be offered Summer 2019 in Seattle

Overlake Hospital and the Specialty School will host the Seattle area’s annual Life Space Crisis Intervention weeklong certification course open to the public. The 2019 five-day certification course is the week of August 12th – 16th, 8:30am-4:30pm. Course credit and CEU’s are available through Seattle Pacific University (see below). LSCI PROVIDES SPECIFIC STRATEGIES FOR CHILDREN … Continued