Staff Development


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Tailored to Your Staff

NOTE: We are not accepting new
bookings at this time as of 6.20.22


What if…
Your staff could have CONTROL OVER THE CONTENT of their
professional development training?

What if…
Your staff could actually name the problems that they face in their classrooms and offices, and GET TRAINING THAT PRECISELY FIT those needs?

What if…
Your staff could get PRACTICAL, REAL-WORLD, READY-TO-USE SOLUTIONS instead of more theory and philosophizing?


The answer to “What if…” is right here.


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  • Only Youth Change Workshops and Speaker Ruth Herman Wells, M.S. custom tailor every professional development training workshop to fit your exact participants
  • Only Youth Change Workshop and Speaker Ruth Herman Wells, M.S. target your exact students
  • Only Youth Change and Speaker Ruth Herman Wells, M.S. puts your staff in charge of their own professional development


Learn more about Top Ten Speaker Ruth Herman Wells by clicking here. View video of Ruth Herman Wells.

Within the first 10 minutes of your on-site workshop, your staff will be asked to name the most serious and problematic social, emotional, and school problems that their students present, then your workshop will deliver hundreds of immediate, innovative, real-world answers.

This workshop is packed with use-now, updated, more targeted methods that will transform your staff’s skills– and the results they achieve with even the most impossible-to-manage students.

These behavior management techniques are so effective and so easy to use, that your staff won’t want to miss a single one.


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yesterday’s strategies

with today’s kids


Working with difficult children and youth doesn’t have to be so difficult
When you schedule Youth Change Workshops to come to your site




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To Fit Any Setting

Youth Change and professional development speaker Ruth Herman Wells, M.S.have provided professional development to every type of site imaginable– from elementary schools to high schools, from charter schools to juvenile detention, from Pre-K to adult schools, from colleges to foster care agencies, from treatment centers to state hospitals, from group homes to correctional programs, from alternative schools to home school parents, from conferences to institutes, from special ed programs to independent living programs, from middle schools to Job Corps, from charter schools to day treatment settings, and everywhere in between.

No matter what type of child, youth or young adult you serve, Youth Change Workshops and veteran trainer Ruth Herman Wells has the innovative, practical solutions for your more serious and persistent student behavioral, social, and school conduct problems.

A typical Youth Change workshop packs a whopping 100 interventions to help turnaround problems like work refusal, defiance, truancy, delinquency, cyberbullying, bullying, gangs, anger control issues, ADHD, misbehavior, Asperger’s Spectrum Disorder, bullying, Oppositional Defiant Disorder,unmanageable behavior, poor school performance, peer interaction difficulties, and Conduct Disorder.

Look at several workshop and keynote professional development  proposals designed to precisely target the special needs of each site:


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We can prepare a customized, problem-stopping proposal for your staff and your students.

If you want to precisely target your participants’ needs, contact us now while open dates remain.

If we have the date available, we will customize a professional development training event that will be practical and packed with innovative behavior and classroom management solutions.

View video of workshop Instructor and student behavior management expert, Ruth Herman Wells, M.S.

Call now toll-free to 1.800.545.5736, or email.



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