Leading social and emotional learning provider to host in-person events in Orlando; locations of satellite events to be announced in early 2020   

ORLANDO, Fla. (December 5, 2019)

Conscious Discipline, a comprehensive social and emotional learning (SEL) provider that combines trauma-informed care, discipline, self-regulation and school culture into one integrated process, today announced dates and location for its 2020 Summer Institutes.

Conscious Discipline’s premier event, the weeklong Summer Institute provides an in-depth introduction to the adult mindset shift and skillset upgrade that is required to effectively implement SEL in a classroom, school or district. The event blends interactive lectures, modeling of SEL skills and techniques, and daily hands-on practice in a small-group setting.

“Summer Institute is an intensive learning opportunity that challenges participants to reflect on their beliefs and past experiences,” said Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor Jill Molli. “We bring SEL concepts to life throughout the week with real examples, informed practice and personal connections.”

Attendees learn the seven powers of self-regulation and the seven skills of discipline, equipping adults with the ability to remain calm and choose an effective response to conflict. Through the Conscious Discipline Brain State Model, they learn to recognize three brain states in children and adults, and how to help children shift into the optimal state for learning and problem-solving. Event facilitators model the creation of a caring, cooperative and inclusive School Family and teach attendees to bring the same skills and structures to their own schools. Outcomes of implementing Conscious Discipline include a positive shift in school culture, reduced discipline referrals, improved academics and test scores, increased teaching time and low staff turnover.

“The Conscious Discipline Institute was executed at such a high level, and I appreciated that the information was evidence-based and rooted in neuroscience,” said 2019 attendee Kristen Balhoff. “I was told by a colleague that it was going to be life-changing, and it was. It has significantly impacted how I interact with others.”

Registration for Conscious Discipline events now features both Individual and Team options. Team Registration, intended for groups of two or more, offers helpful tools for schools and districts bringing groups to events, including a more convenient checkout process and the ability to invite attendees and manage seats within the Team.

The 2020 Summer Institute schedule consists of three sessions. Session A focuses on SEL implementation with infants and toddlers, while the other sessions are intended for a general audience.

Summer Institute Session A: Infant/Toddler 

June 7-12, 2020

Orlando, Fla.

Facilitators: Dr. Becky Bailey, Certified Instructor Angela Fraley

Summer Institute Session B

June 21-27

Orlando, Fla.

Facilitators: Dr. Becky Bailey, Certified Instructor Kim Jackson

Summer Institute Session C

July 19-25

Orlando, Fla.

Facilitator: Certified Instructor Jill Molli

Summer Institute availability is limited to maintain a personalized experience, and tickets sell out quickly. Additional satellite locations will be announced in early 2020. Register for Summer Institutes and events at www.ConsciousDiscipline.com/professional-development/events. To learn more about Conscious Discipline, visit www.ConsciousDiscipline.com.

About Conscious Discipline

Conscious Discipline provides a comprehensive, trauma-informed social emotional program that is based on current brain research, child development information and developmentally appropriate practices. All aspects of Conscious Discipline focus on creating a safe, connected environment for children to learn and practice the skills needed for healthy social, emotional and academic development. Conscious Discipline methodology has been recognized by SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), and it was named a national model for character education by the Florida State Legislature. Research shows that Conscious Discipline decreases aggression, impulsivity and hyperactivity while creating a positive environment in the school or home. In schools, Conscious Discipline has been shown to decrease discipline referrals while increasing teaching time and academic achievement. Learn more at www.consciousdiscipline.com.

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