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Youth Change Workshops has been lucky enough to get a lot of praise and accolades for its inservice trainings; books for counselors and teachers; Behavior and Classroom Management Problem-Solver Blog and new online professional development classes. We've had so much attention that we've had to create an archive of past Youth Change news. Right now, you're on our page for current news. So, If you are looking to learn even more about our innovative ideas for helping turnaround troubled and problem children and teens, stay tuned to the developments on this page.

 

Youth Change Professional Development Workshops

is the New Publisher

of the 2017 Oregon Teacher Inservice Bulletin

teacher professional development bulletinYouth Change Professional Development Workshops, in cooperation with the Oregon International Council, will be the new publisher of the 2017 Oregon Teacher Inservice Bulletin.  Oregon Teacher Inservice Day is October 13, 2017 and the Bulletin is your guide to all the professional development workshops, courses, seminars and classes that will be offered for educators on that day. Click to add your K-12 teacher professional development workshop to the calendar. Click to view the Oregon Teacher Inservice Bulletin. This is the link that will be kept up-to-date as new workshops, seminars and other events are added. The Bulletin is getting a makeover and will now have color and larger print. In addition, the new Oregon Inservice Bulletin will be ADA compliant and easier to read for everyone. July, 2017

 

Seattle, Washington Breakthrough Strategies

2018 Teacher, Counselor

Professional Development Workshop Scheduled

teacher professional developmentIf you have defiant, depressed, angry, absent, difficult or violent students, then plan to be in Seattle on April 19-20, 2018 for the Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Professional Development Workshop. You'll learn hundreds of use-now strategies that are more effective and more powerful than conventional approaches you learned in college or on the job. If you're a teacher, counselor, psychologist, psychiatric nurse, school guidance counselor, family therapist, social worker or juvenile court staff member, this workshop will make your job so much easier. What kind of year will it be without Youth Change Workshops' problem-stopping, problem-preventing, innovative behavior improvement strategies? Make the two day investment that delivers years-long results. We make working with difficult students less difficult. On a bad budget? Financial aid is a quick phone call away at 503.982.4220. Whether you have kid problems or money problems– or both– we can help. May, 2017

 

Online Breakthrough Strategies Workshop

Grad Credit and OSPI Washington Teacher Clock Hours

Registration Now Completed Online

online teacher training coursesWhen you sign up to take our Online Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Professional Development Workshop and want to earn 1 graduate credit, you can now sign up for credit completely online. The provider of our college graduate credit is Seattle Pacific University, and they have moved to a totally online registration system. Our Washington State OSPI Teacher Clock Hours provider for our online video Breakthrough Workshop is Central Washington University. You still need to purchase the online professional development workshop here on Youth Change's website. After purchasing, you will instantly be able to watch the online video workshop. You will also instantly receive sign-up information for earning optional college credit and 10 Washington State OSPI Teacher Hours. Our new Online Workshop College Credit and Washington State Clock Hours Information page has all the details you need to sign up.  May, 2017

 

Seattle, Washington Workshop

Grad Credit and OSPI Teacher Hours

Registration Now Completed Online

teacher clock hours and creditWhen you register to attend our Seattle May 4-5, 2017 Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Professional Development Workshop and want to earn 1 graduate credit or 10 Washington State OSPI Teacher Clock Hours, you can now sign up for credit and hours online. The provider of our college graduate credit and Washington State Teacher Clock Hours, Seattle Pacific University has moved to online registration, streamlining sign-up for our participants who attend our conference in Seattle, Washington. You still need to register for the workshop here on Youth Change's website, then you sign up for optional credit or hours. You can quickly sign up for credit and clock hours on Seattle Pacific University's online registration page. You can start registering here for college credit and hours for our May 4-5, 2017 professional development workshop. You will find the new online university credit and clock hours registration system to be much faster and easier than using the old paper forms. Our College Credit and Washington State Clock Hours Information Page has all the details you need to register.  April, 2017

 

Free Scholarships Open for

2017 Seattle, Washington

Counselor and Teacher

Professional Development Training Workshop

free workshop for teachers and counselorsSign up now to attend our Seattle May 4-5, 2017 Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Professional Development Workshop free as a scholarship participant helping out with workshop logistics. There are just a limited number of these free workshop registrations so call us now to grab one. Call 503-982-4220 and in just a couple of minutes you will be signed up to get all 200 awesome behavior and classroom management strategies offered in this information-packed workshop. Anyone who says they need a free slot can qualify. In exchange for free tuition, you will help out a bit with workshop logistics for the conference. You will still receive the same course workbook and materials, and can still earn affordable college graduate or undergraduate credit, along with free clock hours. (Washington State Clocks Hours cost $33.50 but all other clock hours have no charge.) Get the best classroom management workshop in the country at no charge by calling to become a scholarship participant. February, 2017.

 

Youth Change Professional Development Workshops

Partners with Central Washington University

To Offer Washington State Teacher Clock Hours

online teacher professional developmentYouth Change Professional Development Workshops has partnered with Central Washington University  to offer Washington State OSPI Teacher Clock Hours for the affordable price of $33.50. We have 10 clock hours available for our online, in-person and on-site Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Trouble Youth Workshops. That means that if you're a Washington State teacher who needs to quickly earn 10 Washington Teacher Hours, you've found the live, online or on-site professional development course that will deliver fast hours. To earn the hours, you attend a 10 hour live workshop, watch our 10 hour online course, or host a 10 hour on-site presentation at your school, agency or conference. Your homework is a pre- and post-test. Once you complete the two tests, you are ready to send in your forms and receive your hours– if you pass your tests, of course. Stop worrying about how to find Washington State Teacher Hours in a hurry. Youth Change Professional Development Workshops has you covered. We offer an information-packed classroom management workshop that will be one of the most useful, helpful, informative, problem-stopping course you've ever taken. Even better, we can help you get those important Washington State Teacher OSPI Clock Hours quickly, usually within a week to three weeks from start to finish. If you have questions about earning Washington State Teacher OSPI Clock Hours, email us for help, or call 800.545.5736. To read more details on all our inexpensive graduate and undergraduate courses for teachers, counselors, principals and other professionals and para-professionals, click here. To view an online workshop preview and see our easy clock hours sign up process, click here. View the CWU Washington State OSPI Teacher Hours registration page for Youth Change's Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Workshop to see how fast and easy it is to sign up for Washington State OSPI Teacher Clock Hours. February, 2017.

 

Youth Change Director Ruth Herman Wells, M.S.

Keynotes Annual Lynn University Transitions Conference

keynoteRuth Herman Wells, M.S. was the opening keynote speaker at Lynn University's annual Transitions Conference in Boca Raton, Florida. Speaking to nearly 500 high school teachers, special educators, educational coaches, psychologists, school counselors and professors, Ruth discussed the reality of teaching students with learning differences. Read more details about the conference and keynote. To book Ruth for your next conference keynote, or for conference breakout workshops, call 1.800.545.5736 or email for information. Find out why Ruth's keynotes and breakout workshops are often standing room only. February, 2017.

 

2017 Portland, Oregon

Professional Development Training Workshop Scheduled for

Oregon Teacher Inservice Day

oregon teacher inservice bulletinSign up now to be in Portland for our next counselor and teacher professional development conference. This popular workshop has limited space so don't wait to sign up. The workshop features Youth Change Workshops Director, Ruth Herman Wells, M.S. as instructor (shown at left.) Portland, Oregon teachers always turn out for a presentation of the popular Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Professional Development Workshop so early registration is highly recommended. The information-packed, fast-paced  conference is coming back to Portland, Oregon on October 12-13, 2017. If you are on a poor budget, easy-to-get, work-study scholarships are available by calling Youth Change Workshops at 503.982.4220. You also can choose to earn optional $55 college graduate credit. If you need CEUs, 10 free clock hours are offered. If you are a Washington State teacher or counselor, you can earn 10 Washington State Teacher OSPI Clock Hours from this course for a $20 fee. Read more about  Washington State Teacher Clock Hours here. Read more about this powerful professional development workshop, or look for the workshop to be featured in the Oregon State Teacher Inservice Bulletin published each September. Or, you can  view the workshop flyer. Online training options also are offered. Sign up to take the workshop online. If you have a group, Online Group Licenses are offered. January, 2017.

 

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