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GWC 500-34 Framework for Understanding Challenging Behaviors: Lost At School Book Study is a Course

GWC 500-34 Framework for Understanding Challenging Behaviors: Lost At School Book Study

Jun 1 - Jul 1, 2018
1 credit

$45 Enroll

Full course description

Event Sponsor: *

Northridge Elementary, Bismarck Public Schools

Event Contact Name: *

Julie Frank

Position or Title: *

K-5 Instructional Coach

Event Contact Phone: *

(710) 880-6814

Event Contact Email: *

julie_frank@bismarckschools.org

Event Location: *

online

Event Start Date: *

Friday, June 1, 2018

Event End Date: *

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Objective and Outcomes: *

Participants in this online book study will:
• Pursue a common understanding of why school discipline is “broken” and how a new conceptual framework can facilitate shifts in a system that isn’t working for teachers, parents, and challenging kids.
• Familiarize themselves with the lagging skills and chronic unsolved problems that underlie challenging behavior, and some of the triggers that activate it.
• Reflect upon their own experience and professional practice, and that of their colleagues across the state, as they assess the contexts within which Collaborative Problem Solving (Plan B) may be applied in their schools and the extent to which Plan A and Plan C characterize their schools’ current discipline policies and procedures.
• Learn and practice the three steps for doing Proactive Plan B: empathy, define the problem, an invitation.
• Share their Plan B experience with other participants.
• Learn when and how to use Emergency Plan B and how to use Plan B in groups.
• Identify and consider structures for supporting and sustaining systemic change in discipline policies and procedures.

Resources/Course Materials: *

Lost at School by Ross W. Greene book
Padlet links

Attendance: *

Participants will be required to contribute to discussions, answer questions and complete practice assessment tools

Evaluation and Evidence of Learning and Application: *

Participants will be required to:
-complete weekly assigned readings
-contribute to discussions
-answer chapter discussions questions
-complete practice assessment tools
-complete a reflection summary of group's input
-identify how the framework can be applied at NR