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Walking the Talk….the importance of living what we teach.

2022-06-22T12:36:59+02:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Bez kategorii|

I was a youth care worker for over 40 years and, I must admit, that there were days that took effort to not become apathetic.  However, I made that effort each time as I knew that the youth and staff I worked with deserved it and so did I. As a trainer and program coordinator of [...]

Motivation & Resistance by Bengt Daleflod

2022-03-23T11:55:35+01:00March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Bez kategorii|

Motivation & Resistance Difficulties and disturbances can of course arise in the ART group from time to time. It would be strange if this did not happen. As a rule, the participants are part of the ART group precisely because they have problems with disruptive and acting out behavior. An important question to ask is whether [...]

Skill: Giving Praise and Social Reinforcement

2022-03-23T11:49:47+01:00March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Bez kategorii|

Giving praise and showing appreciation is something that everyone who works with children, young people and clients has a use for. This skill can be practiced by trainers, transfer coaches, parents and adolescents. Here we have made a skill that you can practice and use.     STEP  NOTES FOR THE LEADER 1. Make sure to [...]

Participation, reinforcement and resistance

2022-03-23T11:37:39+01:00March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Bez kategorii|

University of Helsinki, Faculty of Educational Sciences Helsinki Studies in Education, number 128 Martta Maukonen Participation, reinforcement and resistance A case and action research study on the Aggression Replacement Training (ART) intervention Abstract The aim of this case and action research study is to describe the participation ofnfive fourth-grade boys in the Aggression Replacement Training (ART) [...]

Custom AART

2022-03-07T13:08:20+01:00March 7th, 2022|Categories: Bez kategorii|

Modum Bad is a psychiatric hospital in Norway for parents with mental illness, based on 12 week social medicine family treatment approach. Our school, therefore, has students aged 5 - 15 years. We function as a regular school with a small student to teacher ratio, working closely with parents and therapists at the hospital. To strengthen [...]

What should be done to counteract norm-violating behavior? A recent review of the research!

2022-01-19T15:15:13+01:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Bez kategorii|

The Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare has compiled the current research situation about the scientifically evaluated interventions that are best placed to reduce norm-violating behavior and relapses in crime in children. In November 2021, the National Board of Health and Welfare published guidelines for working with children between the ages of 6 and 17. [...]

Spreading the Holiday Spirit!

2021-12-25T16:05:52+01:00December 23rd, 2021|Categories: Bez kategorii|

A skill for adults to show consideration and spread joy to fellow human beings and animals 1. Notice signs that the holidays are approaching Recipes for Christmas and New Year's food are on magazine covers Businesses start decorating The Radio plays Christmas songs 2. Observe your body signals that give you cues that you are in [...]

Election letter to members 2021

2021-10-13T12:12:56+02:00October 13th, 2021|Categories: Bez kategorii|

Dear PREPSEC International members Since its inception in 2012, PREPSEC International has held 4 elections, every second year, and members have chosen a dynamic and capable team each time. This year should be no exception! According to our statutes: 4.6 Election procedure Elections are arranged via the web every second year. The executive board informs the [...]

The Importance of Integrating Motivational Interviewing Into Your Sessions

2021-03-19T21:44:21+01:00March 13th, 2021|Categories: Bez kategorii|

Think of those people in your life that have been the most encouraging.   When you’re around them you come away with a clearer understanding of yourself and the goals you want to achieve.  Your confidence and head are held a bit higher.  Someone that uses Motivational Interviewing skills has the ability to selflessly listen to your [...]

The Benefits of Kinesthetic Learning (learning by doing)

2021-02-02T13:34:40+01:00February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Bez kategorii|

While the dominant teaching model is that learning is ”sit and git”, strong evidence also points out that lecture alone does not ”cut it”. We actually have a strong connection between physical education and improved cognition. Educators generally tend to divide movement, emotion and thinking into separate compartments, however, the relationship of movement and learning is [...]

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