Preventing Power Struggles: Teaching Responsibility and Cooperation

based on the principles of
Conscious Discipline by Dr. Becky Bailey

Power Struggle Book Cover


March 6 and 13, 2013 (must attend both)
11:15am – 1:15pm (light lunch included)
333 East Campus Mall, 4th Floor


Conscious Discipline ( is an emotional intelligence program consisting of Brain Smart® strategies for responding rather than reacting to life events. It is a research-based program that presents 7 Powers and 7 Skills proven to increase academic achievement, decrease behavior problems, and improve quality of relationships (parent to child, sibling to sibling, parent to parent, teacher to student, student to student, teacher to parents, and coworker to coworker).

In this workshop you will be given information and practice related to the following topics:
1. Active calming: brain based strategies for turning off the stress response. These strategies are considered to be among the greatest technology of the 21st Century.
2. Providing safety and love: strategies that set a foundation for helping kids learn and grow.
3. Why do children misbehave?: understanding underlying needs.
4. Understanding power: punishment vs. rescue vs. responsibility.
5. Creating P.E.A.C.E: responding rather than reacting in conflict situations.
6. Strategies for healing the effects of conflict: repair your mistakes, plan and problem solve, connect meaningfully.


Presenter: Linda Nylund, M.S. is a retired Speech and Language therapist with 38 years of experience working with children and parents. In her role as teacher and parent, she found the facilitation of social emotional intelligence to be an essential foundational skill for successful teaching and parenting. It is her great joy to learn and teach Conscious Discipline as her way of continuing to contribute to her community.


Please follow the link below to register online.