Building Resiliency with Jody McVittee

Presenter Jody McVittie is a family physician with a state-wide following among schools, parents, and others who work with children. Her highly successful approach, called Sound Discipline, teaches adults how to build resilience and connection with children. Using engaging activities, Dr. McVittie demonstrates how children think and react when experiencing stress or trauma.

At this FREE workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Use connection and relationship to build kids’ resilience.

  • Reframe positive feedback to support self-confidence.

  • Recognize misbehavior as a call for connection.

  • Learn to address misbehavior with respect and room for growth.

  • Teach kids why their brains sometimes "won't cooperate" and what to do about it.

FAQs

Will clock hours be provided? Yes, clock hours for educators will be provided.

Is childcare available? Childcare will be provided during the afternoon session. To arrange childcare, please complete the childcare questions on the registration/check-out form.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email: ACEsActionAlliance@clark.wa.gov