Creating Positive Environment - RonaldMah

Ronald Mah, M.A., Ph.D.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist,
Consultant/Trainer/Author
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Creating a Positive Environment for Teachers & Children


FORMAT:
Lecture and Discussion- Participants are encouraged to make the workshop more relevant to their concerns by asking questions.

DESCRIPTION:
The environment for learning comes best from an environment that is secure, warm, sensitive, and stable.  The best academic environment for children's learning starts with emotional, social, and psychological health… and caring relationships.  This training looks at how academic and social-emotional environments facilitate the successful development of children across all aspects of their lives.


I. What is a positive environment?
Taking roll…
More than quiet, more than harmony, more than w/o conflict
Teacher definitions

II. Individual and the Community
Time Out Theories… The Good, the Bad & the Worse!
Community
Safety
Growth (& Change)

III. The Keys to Building Powerful Children
SFFS… SS… SS… SF

IV. Power and Self-Esteem
Coopersmith & RIPS

V. Respect & Developmental Theory
Sequential
Progressive
Skip or Rush
Trauma, Abuse, Excessive Stress
Satiation

VI. The Twilight Zone
"Neat"
Paper on the Floor
The Spelling Test
Doing Your Own Therapy
Ghosts: Anger, Control, Shame, Blame, etc.

VII. CRISIS

ADDRESS:
433 Estudillo Ave., #305
San Leandro, CA 94577-4915
Ronald Mah, M.A., Ph.D.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT32136
CONTACT INFORMATION:
phone: (510) 614-5641
fax: (510) 889-6553
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