Teacher Conference Has Solutions for Cyberbullying, School Failure, Poor Motivation, and Gangs, Plus Financial Aid for Teachers

Workshop shows teachers how to prevent cyberbullying, work refusal, tardiness, absenteeism, and apathy. Financial aid is available to eduators and counselors. Participants will learn 200 new classroom management strategies to stop behavior problems. The workshop is coming to Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington.

January 27, 2011 (FPRC) -- Cyberbullying, iPhones, and texting didnít even exist when many teachers were training to become educators, yet these are some of the current, major problems that dominate many contemporary classrooms. Colleges prepare teachers to work with students from years past, and fail to provide practical, updated training to ready teachers for todayís new breed of student. That is part of why many teachers find it nearly impossible to establish successful classroom management. The Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Workshop provides teachers, principals, teaching assistants, school counselors, special educators, and administrators with updated, new training to prevent and manage contemporary classroom management and school behavior problems. The seminar will be held in Seattle, WA on May 5-6, 2011, and Portland, Oregon on October 13-14, 2011.

The workshop instructor is Ruth Herman Wells, M.S. Earlier this month Ms. Wells was ranked by SpeakerWiki.org as the nationís #3 speaker in elementary education, and #9 for high school education speakers. The workshop is sponsored by Youth Change Professional Development Workshops. Financial aid is available by calling 1-800-545-5736.

In addition to learning state-of-the-art techniques to control studentsí cyberbullying, the workshop includes specific steps on how to manage students who refuse to complete their work. The course also shows how to motivate unmotivated and apathetic students, and how to improve attendance and punctuality. Participants will also learn how to avoid peer conflict, stop disrespect, and prevent school shootings. The classroom management strategies are drawn from instructor Ruth Herman Wellsí books, which include Temper and Tantrum Tamers, Turn On the Turned-Off Student, and All the Best Answers for the Worst Kid Problems: Conduct Disorders. These methods are especially designed to work when traditional methods fail.

Presenter Ruth Herman Wells, M.S. is a featured columnist for SEEN Magazine, an adjunct professor, and the author of 24 books. Her unusual classroom posters were featured in the hit movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Teachers can sample the methods at Youth Changeís award-winning web site, The Problem Kid Problem-Solver, http://www.youthchg.com. The website is a 'Google Favorite Place,' and has been described as the internet's largest collection of problem-stopping strategies, books, and downloads for teachers, youth workers, and social workers.

To register, request information, or order free sample interventions, contact Ruth Herman Wells, Director of Youth Change at 1-800-545-5736, dwells@youthchg.com, or visit http://www.youthchg.com.

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For more information contact Ruth Herman Wells of Youth Change Professional Development Workshop  (http://www.youthchg.com)
503-982-4220

Keywords: cyberbullying, training, teacher professional development

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