Workshops, Courses,
Master Classes

"Resilience is the internalization of co-regulation."
~ Mona Delahooke ~

"Beneath every behavior is a feeling, And beneath every feeling is a need. And when we meet that need rather than focus on behavior, we begin to deal with the cause not the symptom."
~ Ashleigh Warner, Psychologist ~

Strength-Based Learning and Parenting

Many people are becoming aware that focusing on strengths, in ourselves and our learners, is a better approach. However, something gets in the way of us putting that into practice. 

Join us for a 4-week course to learn how to integrate this new paradigm, with its tools and strategies, into your home and your learning environment.

Supporting Your Neurodiverse Children:

A Polyvagal and Trauma-Informed Approach to Challenging Behaviors

In this interactive workshop, we explore the Polyvagal Theory, the implications of the theory on building positive relationships and learning, the direct effects of trauma (both big and small), and the neuroscience of the mind-body connection. 

We will: 

  • understand the importance of safety in learning and forming relationships
  • develop a deeper understanding of motivations and behaviors 
  • expand our view of strengths to see what is strong in others
  • acquire strategies to stay centered in challenging situations
  • create safer environments where everyone can learn and thrive

Before helping learners, adults need to be grounded, regulated, and know their own strengths. Using a polyvagal-informed lens, you can create environments and experiences that unlock the potential in children.

Strength-Based Approach to Resilience

Learn strength-based practices that are respectful and inclusive of a child’s strengths, learning style, cultural background, and developmental capacities. 

In the Strength-Based Approach to Resilience course, you will practice strategies and skills to identify and override your natural tendency to work on fixing what you and your kids aren’t doing well. You will benefit from this course if you are an educator, parent, or caregiver who:

  • would like to deepen your understanding of using strengths to promote lifelong learning
  • wants to see the positive qualities and talents in yourself and in the children you serve
  • strives to create a safe environment for children where the skills of resilience can grow

We begin by expanding our own resilience with mindfulness practices paired with the CliftonStrengths assessment, and then explore how to incorporate these insights and practices into your family or learning environment.

What Learners and Families are Saying

" I have known Kathy and Monica for some years and this course certainly lived up to my expectations based on that experience."

~ Jaki, Educator

Book A Free 30-minute Consultation to see if this is a fit for your learner and family!

we can do it together