The Bridges Foundation offers Educational and Parental workshops and training’s that teach participants techniques and tools that proactively foster a culture of respect and dignity for all.

Participants learn new tools and techniques that promote effective management of challenging behaviors; understanding behavior and what it’s communicating; how to more effectively motivate and positively model to others. In particular, our workshops focus on how highly sensitive children and adults perceive and experience the world around them.

Workshops are generally offered as either (1) six hour training or (2) separate four hour training sessions, however workshops can be customized to meet individual needs.

Examples of Covered
Training Topics:

  • Module One – ACT NOW: Attendees will learn about principles of conduct and disposition for all persons, emphasizing assessment, pro-activity, role modeling and mindfulness
  • Module Two – Stress and Prosperity charting: Attendees will learn to identify levels of challenging behavior, their potential causes as well as aspects of a healthy, prosperous life
  • Module Three – Refocusing: Attendees will learn how to state and hold to expectations, set limits and a variety of refocusing tools
  • Module Four – Building Cooperation: Attendees will learn tools to utilize in assessing the level of potential cooperation in others
  • Module Five – Really attending: Attendees will learn techniques aimed at gaining insight and rapport with others
  • Module Six – Knowing your options: Attendees will learn a variety of responses to challenging behaviors
  • Module Seven – Influence, inspiration and control: Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the differences of each and their impacts
  • Module Eight – GRACE: Attendees will learn about utilizing aspects of Energetic Mindfulness™ in their work