Professional Development Workshops are an integral part of support for your staff. The Character Effect™ takes it a step further by grounding the workshops in self-care for the teachers all through the lens of character strengths and mindfulness.

Building Relationship and Increasing Resilience Series:

What will teachers & staff walk away with?

Weaving Mindfulness into My Classroom & My Life

  • Discover easy tips and strategies for incorporating mindfulness into your life
  • Identify mindfulness strategies to use with your students
  • Learn how to set up a Relaxation Station in your classroom

90 Minutes

Weaving Strengths into My Classroom & My Life

  • Discover easy tips and strategies for incorporating strengths into your life
  • Identify strength-based strategies to use with students
  • Learn about The Character Effect’s practical strength-based materials and resources

90 Minutes

Recharge & Regain Calm

  • Understand the impact of stress and secondary trauma
  • Learn how your mindset can reduce the impact of stress
  • Explore strategies for increasing life satisfaction

90 Minutes

Building Positive Relationships with Students

  • Reflect on the power of positive relationships
  • Explore three of The Character Effect’s practices to build positive relationships with students fast
  • Develop a plan to build positive relationships quickly with your students

90 Minutes

Individual Options:

Mental Health 101

  • Recognize red flags between normal childhood development and symptoms of mental health
  • Learn how to intervene to prevent mental health concerns from escalating
  • Identify how you can support student healing with targeted Character Effect strategies

90 Minutes

Creating an Equitable and Trauma-Informed Classroom

  • Learn how trauma impacts students' social, emotional, and physical development
  • Understand how trauma shows up in the classroom
  • Equitably mitigate the effects of trauma through The Character Effect's three practices

90 Minutes

Creating Powerful Family Engagement

  • Understand the factors that impact family engagement
  • Learn how to have productive conversations and foster powerful partnerships with parents
  • Explore the parenting tips and resources from Beech Acres Parenting Center's experience over 175 years of experience

90 Minutes

What's Happening Inside the Child Brain

  • Learn about brain development in elementary school students
  • Understand how brain development impact's student learning and behavior
  • Identify strategies and tips to build relationships and support school-age students' social emotional learning

90 Minutes

What's Happening Inside the Teen Brain

  • Learn about adolescent brain development
  • Understand how brain development impact's student learning and behavior

90 Minutes

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Framework

  • Identify ways The Character Effect can fit into your classroom management plan
  • Explore how the program can deepen your school's PBIS framework beyond just incentives.
  • Learn how our Ready to Learn plan and other resources can support student engagement in learning

90 Minutes

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