Nurtured Heart Approach Part 2
Instructor: Debra Boyer
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - Thursday, June 13, 2013
TWR // 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Stop-N-Go Center, Rm D104
Academic Level: Non-Credit
* 1.5 CEU's
NDSU DCE Recording Fee: $70
Understand the concepts and strategies of the Nurtured Heart Approach and apply the approach to intense situations. You will also explore the concept of dignity and how it relates to behavior change and conflict resolution.
The goal of this course is to review and deepen the students’ understanding of the crucial concepts and strategies of the Nurtured Heart Approach empowering them to apply the approach in more intense situations. The class will also explore the concept of dignity thus enriching the students’ paradigm related to behavior change and conflict resolution.
- The educator will understand that a child’s behavior can be changed by noticing and creating successes for the child even in intense situations. A strong positive reaction to desired behavior as well as a neutral reaction to unwanted behavior will foster a change in the child’s attitude and actions. Respecting the dignity of the child will enhance their sense of self.
- The educator will gain increased awareness of his/her own approach and beliefs regarding behavior change.
- Participants will discuss the concept of dignity and how it relates to the Nurtured Heart Approach. They will gain insights regarding the crucial role dignity plays in relationships as well as in solving conflicts.
Through reading, class discussion, practical application, role playing and journaling, students will:
- Demonstrate their knowledge of the crucial premises of The Nurtured Heart Approach.
- Understand the value of dignity and how an awareness of it will aid in fostering success and self-worth thus empowering people to reach their true potential.
- Enhance the skills related to using The Nurtured Heart Approach and apply them in any type of relationship.
- Gain an understanding of the difference between creating successes for challenging children and emphasizing their failures.
- Learn the process of instilling values and following rules by recognizing a child’s positive actions.