|Jim Coddington III||Using Media to Create a Need Satisfying Learning Experience||1. This presentation is for teachers, group facilitators, therapists, and anyone interested in exposing others to examples of Choice Theory in the media.
2. This presentation will reinforce Dr. Wiliam Glasser’s long-held belief that learning can be fun.
3. Participants will learn creative ways to share Choice Theory with others.
4. Participants will be offered the opportunity to share examples of Choice Theory educational and inspirational media with the group.
|Lois DaSilva-Knapton||Promoting Psychological Safety through Effective Lead Management|| 1. Participants will be able to define psychological safety
2. Participants will get a first-hand view of classrooms in Kenya, Africa and understand the importance of psychological safety
3. Participants will understand the “why” regarding psychological safety
4. Participants will be able to define lead management and how it can enhance psychological safety in the workplace
5. Participants will understand the difference between lead management and boss management
|Laura Frey||Enhance Well-Being in Schools: Total Behavior & Basic Needs||1. Participants will discuss and enhance understanding how the traditional concept of Applied Behavior Analysis in the field of education can be integrated into Choice Theory 5 Basic Needs and Total Behavior to promote educator and student well-being in the learning environment.
2. Participants will discuss and enhance understanding of how the 5 basic needs that can be applied to the function of behavior and maintaining consequence in a behavior pathway format in a functional behavior analysis (setting event-antecedent-behavior-maintaining consequences-function).
3. Participants will discuss and enhance understanding of the importance for teachers to understand their own basic needs and engage in self-reflection of their own basic needs to enhance self-understanding of their behavior pathways as a key component of well-being.
4. Participants will discuss how educator self-reflection for well-being increases the educator’s ability to understand and apply Choice Theory to student well-being in the classroom (student’s 5 basic needs and total behavior).
|Michael Fulkerson||Choice Theory Based Intervention Strategies||Participants will learn the following:
1. How to define a problem through the lens of Choice Theory.
2. How the human machine works.
3. To ask four to five questions to improve decision-making.
4. To list six strategies that will help themselves and others.
|Steve Hammond||Keynote: A Legacy of Light, A Future of Promise||Dr. William Glasser cast a great light throughout his life as a student of psychology, as a practitioner, as an innovator and entrepreneur, a teacher with conviction and a friend to so many throughout the world. He has claimed a spot in history and has been and will be noted for his brave, dispassionate yet optimistic view of humankind’s ability to heal itself from the challenges of the modern era.
Dr. Glasser was not pollyannish. No, his methods were grounded in reality, honesty, integrity and truth. His worldview was founded on the belief in the potential of the innate goodness of humankind and the ability of balancing individual needs with that of the common good. A decade ago he left us with the challenge of teaching the world Choice Theory reflecting his worldview of peace and joyful living. Steve’s remarks will center upon Dr. Glasser’s legacy what it means to the future of the world and what we can do today to add our light to the sum of the light he has created.
|Steve Hammond||Intentional, Total Formation||1. Describe what Dr. Glasser’s Quality School Vision combined with the educational vision called Intentional, Total Formation
2. Learn how students reach their highest potential in all aspects of their lives
3. Learn how schools reach their highest potential by empowering schools with a vision of the total formation of each student, creating the skills, attitudes and beliefs that will last a lifetime.
|Judith Klefman||Finding Balance-What if..||This presentation will assist the participants in continuing Dr. Glasser’s unwavering desire for exploration and change. Participants who attend this training will
1.be engaged in a conversation to the grow the organization to better represent the county in which we live
2.assist in making a plan to bring this idea to fruition; and
3.contribute to a shared resource of ideas to facilitate the plan.
|Robert J. Martin||Connect with Students and Involve them in Learning and Achievement||1. Learn multiple ways of connecting with students, self-evaluate what they are doing to connect with students, and consider how they can add new ways of getting to know them better.
2. Learn ways of involving students in their own learning, self-evaluate how they currently involve students, and consider additional ways of involving students.
3. Learn how to identity key curriculum objectives and involve students in meeting those objectives to increase achievement. Meeting basic needs is not an addition to the curriculum. There is always time to connect with students and involve them in learning and meeting basic needs when involvement focuses on curriculum objectives that increase achievement.
Sharon Carder Jackson
|GIFCT-US Quality Schools Committee||1. OBJECTIVE #1: the background history & components of the GIFCT-US
Quality Schools Committee
2. OBJECTIVE #2: the process to become a Glasser Quality School or
Glasser Quality School Educator.
3. OBJECTIVE #3: about& from products that the GIFCT-US Quality Schools
Committee has developed and how they can be accessed for professional use.
4. OBJECTIVE #4: upcoming GIFCT-US Glasser Quality Schools Committee goals and
activities for the near future
|Kim Olver||Intro to Mental Freedom||1. Analyze the principles of Mental Freedom.
2. Evaluate these principles within the context of Choice Theory.
3. Apply the principles of Mental Freedom to their own lives and the lives of their clients.
|Brian Patterson||Connect and Lead: Choice Theory Leadership at Work||Participants will
1. learn how to facilitate focus for their team, earn trust, model quality work
2. become a co creator of solutions
3. make a lasting impact on the world with people and products.
All of these outcomes are based on application of Glasser Lead-Management and Deming’s Lean concepts.
|Michael Rice||Choice Theory Psychology Guide to Addictions||1. Why people drink alcohol or use drugs
2. Is Addiction a Choice?
3. The 3 stages of addiction
4. Identifying someone with an addiction
5. My Choice Theory approach to counseling addicted populations
Q and A session to end the presentation
|Patricia Robey||Let’s Talk! Consultation, Application, and Supervision in CT/RT/LM/QS||Participants will:
1. Learn and share ideas about how to apply CT/RT/LM/QS to “real world” situations;
2 . Work with others to develop strategies to improve their practice of Glasser’s concepts and practices;
3. Develop skills and resources to enhance understanding and facilitate teaching Glasser’s ideas.
|Lucy Robbins||Learning Through Role-Playing||1. Learn at least 3 new techniques that are compatible with Reality Therapy
2. Enhance their understanding of basic concepts and procedures of Reality Therapy
3. Learn ways to enhance role playing skills
4. Role play with Lucy and/or peers
|Gloria Smith||Choice Theory Psychology Guide to Addictions||This presentation will provide an introduction to Teranga and begin a conversation to decontruct the current beliefs about mental health practice.
Participants will leave this training with an understanding of:
1. Some of the beliefs supporting current mental health practice
2. A definition of Teranga as an evidence-informed practice, language
3. Some tools to change the language in mental health practice
4. Some ideas to advocate for changing the way we do mental health
5. Promoting mental health vs mental illness
|The Role Identities Play in Growth and Healing||1.What is required for growth
2.The importance of the perceived world in relation to healing
3.The critical role identity plays in our lives
4.Understand how identity evolves
|Why People Have Difficulty Living Choice Theory||1.Why people have difficulty living Choice Theory
2. How beliefs keep us repeating old patterns
3. What promotes growth and the 3 key ingredients
4. Why inner stability is the first step to resilience
|Robert Wubbolding||Demonstration with Difficult Person: Is Personal Responsibility Still Culturally Relevant?||1. Summarize the value of personal responsibility and how it connects with CT/RT
2. Identify 3 “take home” counseling interventions that are useful
3. Explain the value of “the fork in the road” technique
4. Discuss the current controversy in the professions that focuses on “personal responsibility”