Elementary Special Education Teacher and CD Practitioner Baxter O’Brien Honored

(November 2019) Baxter O’Brien of Langley Elementary School Awarded the Rubenstein Award for Highly Effective Teaching Baxter O’Brien, a 3rd-5th grade special education teacher at Langley Elementary School in...

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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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Navigating Lockdowns 4 Key Takeaways for Administrators

Navigating Lockdowns: 4 Key Takeaways for Administrators

This article was adapted from the podcast episode Navigating Lockdowns from an Administrator’s Perspective with Dr. Becky Bailey and Certified Instructor Diane Phelan, a middle school administrator. Read more...

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Navigating Lockdowns How to Reduce Anxiety and Restore Safety

Navigating Lockdowns: How to Reduce Anxiety and Restore Safety

This article outlines a series of steps to complete before, during and after lockdowns to minimize anxiety and trauma. The Navigating Lockdowns series also contains shorter articles with key...

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Conscious Discipline to Host Event on Trauma-Informed Practices for Classrooms and Schools

Sold-out Building Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms and Schools: 7 Strategies for Teachers and Administrators event coming to Chicago ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2019) Almost half of the children in the United...

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Making a Difference in the Lives of Children in Foster Care

Real Talk for Real Teachers with Dr. Becky Bailey and special guest Amy Speidel Episode Summary What supports are available for helping foster parents manage the challenging behaviors that...

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Conscious Discipline Leads to Increase in Protective Factors, Decrease in Behaviors Caused by Trauma

Therapeutic Interagency Preschool Program (TIP), a collaboration between Butler County Educational Service Center-Head Start and Butler County Job and Family Services-Children Services Summary: This study measured the effects of...

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