Helping Children Manage Anxiety

Answering Children’s Difficult Questions

Answering Children’s Difficult Questions It’s natural for children to have many questions about COVID-19, the life changes it has brought, and when life will return to normal. Responding to...

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Understanding Safety, Connection and Problem Solving thumb

Understanding Safety, Connection and Problem Solving

Understanding Safety, Connection and Problem Solving Join Dr. Becky Bailey to discover how the Conscious Discipline Brain State Model can help you decode children’s behavior and respond effectively to...

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Providing Safety with Safekeeper Rituals and Agreements

Providing Safety with Safekeeper Rituals and Agreements

Providing Safety with Safekeeper Rituals and Agreements As we transition to home learning, it’s crucial to remember: If children don’t feel safe and don’t feel loved, they cannot learn....

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The Basics of the Conscious Discipline Brain State Model

The Basics of the Conscious Discipline Brain State Model

The Conscious Discipline Brain State Model reminds us of the brain’s three hierarchical needs: Safety, connection and problem solving. Times of stress and transition often see a spike in...

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How to be a Safekeeper: Emotional Safety for Adults

How to be a Safekeeper: Emotional Safety for Adults

“Safekeeper” is the term Conscious Discipline uses to describe the adult’s role in the home or school. Our primary job is to keep children physically and emotionally safe. The...

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COVID-19 Safety: Handwashing Tips and Information

COVID-19 Safety: Handwashing Tips and Information

Handwashing is always important for good health and hygiene. During the COVID-19 outbreak, it is also one of the simplest and most useful ways to keep ourselves, our families...

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Podcast

Healing After a Natural Disaster with Conscious Discipline

Real Talk for Real Teachers with Dr. Becky Bailey and special guests April Carr and Hillary Spratlin Episode Summary Conscious Discipline is both trauma-based and trauma-informed. It emphasizes optimal...

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Navigating Lockdowns 5 Key Takeaways for Parents

Navigating Lockdowns: 5 Key Takeaways for Parents

This article was adapted from the podcast episode Navigating Lockdowns from a Student and Parent Perspective with Dr. Becky Bailey, parent Nicole Mercer, and high school student Hannah Mercer....

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Navigating Lockdowns 5 Key Takeaways for Teachers

Navigating Lockdowns: 5 Key Takeaways for Teachers

This article was adapted from the podcast episode Navigating Lockdowns from an Educator’s Perspective with Dr. Becky Bailey, preschool teacher Tiffany Taylor, and fifth grade teacher Kristin Abel. Read...

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