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Discover how Conscious Discipline empowers adults to impact children’s behavior via a transformational, trauma-responsive approach to self-regulation. Conscious Discipline is a 25-year leader in self-regulation, wellness, and classroom management. It is based on current brain research, child development information, and developmentally appropriate practices. In this introductory event, Conscious Discipline Master Instructor Kim  Hughes guides your exploration of evidence-based strategies for creating an emotionally, physically, and socially safe school environment primed for achievement, as well as techniques to remain calm in moments of chaos.


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  • Location:
    • Louisville, KY
  • Facilitators:
    • Kim Hughes

Here's What You'll Learn:

Big Idea

Conscious Discipline impacts every facet of your life, including teaching, leading, parenting, relationships, and personal wellness. The strategies, skills, and mindset shifts of Conscious Discipline empower you to live your highest values while teaching and modeling healthy skillsets for children.

Who Should Attend

All those who regularly interact with children will benefit from Conscious Discipline’s adult-first approach to resilience, wellness and community. Educators, school leadership and parents are particularly impacted. No prior experience with Conscious Discipline is required.

Why Conscious Discipline?

In a sea of prescriptive curricula, Conscious Discipline stands alone in its reach, impact and longevity of results. Experience the improved relationships, increased achievement, decreased problem behaviors, enriched communities and personal empowerment of Conscious Discipline for yourself.

Workshop Materials

All attendees will receive access to training materials to print in advance of the event or download digitally to follow along on a tablet or e-reader.

More Information About This Event

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    KY Intro Schedule

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    The Introduction to Conscious Discipline: Two Days to a Better Way 2-Day Workshop will be hosted at the:

    Louisville Marriott East
    1903 Embassy Square Blvd.
    Louisville, KY 40299
    (502) 491-1184

    A limited number of guest rooms are available. Guest rooms are subject to availability. We recommend you reserve your guest room early. Special rate is available until March 22, 2023. Use this link to reserve your room: https://book.passkey.com/event/50485532/owner/2768/home

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    Event Confirmation

    Seating is limited. Please make sure the contact information you provide when you register is truly the best way for us to reach you prior to the event. If you have not received your confirmation prior to workshop date, it is your responsibility to contact Conscious Discipline. We recommend that you do not purchase non-refundable airfare until you receive an email confirmation from Conscious Discipline. Conscious Discipline assumes no responsibility for travel arrangements made prior to written confirmation of your acceptance as an attendee.

    By registering for a Conscious Discipline event, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions detailed below and includes a publicity photo release.


    Cancellations must be received in writing via email to [email protected]consciousdiscipline.com. Refunds will be processed as follows:

    • Up to 30 days before the start of the event: Full refund of tuition paid.
    • 14-29 days before the start of the event: Refund of tuition paid less a $100 processing fee.
    • Within 14 days of the start of the event: No refund.
    • No-shows: No refund.

    Conscious Discipline reserves the right to substitute speakers at any event. In the unlikely event an institute is cancelled, registrants will be refunded paid institute tuition only.

    Workshop Substitutions

    Attendees of Conscious Discipline Summer Institute (CD1) may substitute another person for their seat at no extra charge up to one week before the start of the event. Substitutions made after that time are subject to a $25 processing fee. Please notify Workshop Registrations by e-mail.

    Conscious Discipline reserves the right to substitute speakers at any event. In the unlikely event a workshop is canceled, registrants will be refunded paid workshop tuition only.

    Liability / Media Release

    I agree that no filming, video or live capture of any kind is allowed at this event. I hereby release, discharge, and hold harmless Loving Guidance, Inc., its employees, independent contractors, administrators, agents, assignees and anyone who it may be claimed liable from injury or damage. This is a binding and voluntary release for all injury, accident or death for both person and property. I assume all risk for travel, attendance, and participation in the event.

    By registering and attending any Conscious Discipline event, I AGREE and indicate that I understand the terms and conditions stated here.

    I give permission for myself to be videotaped, audiotaped and photographed. I understand that Conscious Discipline (DBA of Loving Guidance, Inc.) of Oviedo, Florida will own the video/audio tapes or photographs (the “media”) and any works which may utilize the media, including the irrevocable right to edit, broadcast, print reproduce the works and to offer the works for sale to the public. This also includes the right to copyright and the right to license others to use the Media in connection with the works.

    I agree that the Content may be combined with other images, text, graphics, film, audio, audiovisual works; and may be cropped, altered or modified. I agree that I have no rights to the Content, and all rights to the Content belong to the Conscious Discipline and Assigns assigned by Conscious Discipline. I acknowledge and agree that I have no further right to additional consideration or accounting, and that I will make no further claim for any reason to Conscious Discipline and Assigns. I acknowledge and agree that this release is binding upon my heirs and assigns. I agree that this release is irrevocable, worldwide and perpetual, and will be governed by the laws (excluding the law of conflicts) of the state of Florida.

    Because Conscious Discipline is sensitive to the privacy of those appearing in the Media, there will be no credits given to myself in the Media or the works or derivative works utilizing the media in whole or in part. I also agree that I will not receive any payment for appearing in the Media, or the works or derivative works using the Media. I waive, on my own behalf, any rights or interest in and to the Media and any works utilizing the Media, and will have no claim of any kind against Conscious Discipline, its executors, licensees, successors or assignees based on the exercise of any rights granted hereunder or for the use of the Media, or works containing it.

    I further waive, on behalf of myself, the right to inspect and/or approve the products of Conscious Discipline that utilize the Media, including any works and written copy that may be created in connection therewith. I hereby warrant I am of full legal age, have full legal authority and am otherwise competent to sign this Release, and by registering and attending, I further warrant that I have read and understand all of these terms. Conscious Discipline also reserves the right to substitute speaker(s) at any event.

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    Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

    Institutes, Workshops and selected e-Courses offered by Conscious Discipline, LLC, are approved for CEUs through Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW). Attendees who wish to obtain CEUs must apply through CUW at www.cuw.edu/apply.

Replace educational practices that compound the problem with Brain Smart strategies that enhance resilience, connection and cooperation.

This introductory course to Conscious Discipline provides a high-level overview of key components. Attendees will:

• Experience the power of a Brain Smart Start
• Comprehend three key differences between traditional discipline and Conscious Discipline.
• Investigate how Conscious Discipline supports an adult-first mindset shift within ourselves so we can support internal growth within others.
• Define the four Conscious Discipline Brain Smart Principles.
• Discover how the Seven Powers of Conscious Adults lead to the Seven Skills of Discipline, the importance of a School Family and the structures that will support your practice.
• See behavior as an indication of missing skills or needs.
• Learn about the Conscious Discipline Brain State Model as a framework for better understanding internal brain-body states behind behaviors so you can respond consciously in the moment of need.
• Understand how safety, through self-regulation, enhances adults’ and children’s ability to recognize and manage upset.

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