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Seven Powers: Power of Perception

Power of Perception Big Idea: No one can make you angry without your permission. Goal: To teach adults and children to take responsibility for their own upset. Skill: Composure...

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Uplifting Youth Through Healthy Communication About Race

Creating the Space to Talk About Race in Your School

Discussions of racism and race typically are not part of school culture or curriculum. The National Education Association suggests that this is because “racism is so complex and contentious,...

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The Importance of Healthy Communication About Race Within Families

For parents, discussions about race and racism can be challenging. Still, it’s important to have conversations about this critical topic. The American Psychological Association (APA) explains that when you...

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Conscious Discipline Master Instructor Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo connects with an attendee on stage. The Conscious Discipline Brain State Model banners are displayed on stage: Executive State (Problem Solving, green), Emotional State (Connection, blue), and the Survival State (Safety, red).

Conscious Discipline Receives CASEL’s Sought After SELect Program Designation

(JUNE 2020) Conscious Discipline has been selected for inclusion in CASEL’s Guide to Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs, recognizing Conscious Discipline as a leader in impactful social and...

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Understanding Safety, Connection and Problem Solving

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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Active Calming Through the Ages

Active Calming Through the Ages

My name is Hannah. I am 19 years old and in my sophomore year of college. My brother, Daniel, is 15 years old and in his freshman year of...

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COVID-19: Five Helpful Responses for Families

COVID-19: Five Helpful Responses for Families

Kids don’t say, “Beloved parent, I’m having difficulty in my daily life. I don’t fully understand what’s happening, I miss my friends, I’m afraid someone I know is going...

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Conscious Discipline Research-Based SEL Parent Education Curriculum

Conscious Discipline’s Parent Education Curriculum Designated Research-Based SEL

(FEBRUARY 2020) The Conscious Discipline Parent Education Curriculum (CD PEC) has been designated “research-based” by a team of independent reviewers. The new designation is listed in the Office of...

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Coaching Children Through Upset: Lessons from a Purple Crayon

Conscious Discipline is a lifelong practice and an ongoing journey. I’ve been a Certified Instructor for a decade, and I’m still learning valuable lessons about myself and my interactions...

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