What You Will Learn

When student interactions grow intense, it’s easy for an educator’s emotions to escalate – and to unconsciously move into fight-or-flight mode. The Responsibility-Centered Discipline™ approach promotes a paradigm shift in school discipline – with an emphasis on building positive teacher-student relationships and implementing a system that holds students accountable for their behavior. During this 90-minute webinar, Eric Clark, a Master Trainer who has implemented the principles of RCD as a teacher, assistant principal and principal, will illustrate how to build this valuable approach into your classroom or school and defuse explosive situations.

Webinar Highlights:

  • The connection between student responsibility and school climate
  • How relationship-building affects classroom management and academic performance
  • The responsibility pyramid
  • The three levels of compliance
    • Using the Give ’em Five™ conversation
    • Support
    • Expectation
    • Breakdown
    • Benefit
    • Closure
  • Importance of emotional control in difficult situations
  • How mastering challenging moments affects leadership
  • Examples of mastering the challenging moments with
    • Apathetic students
    • Attention seekers
    • Hostile students
    • Manipulators

When educators lose their self-control during challenging moments with students, they often become part of the problem – by empowering students to place blame on them. Modeling a calm, centered approach during intense times provides a great teaching moment! Following the principles of Responsibility-Centered Discipline forces students to become responsible for their own actions and to build solutions when they fail to meet classroom expectations!

You will learn to:

  • Employ the basic tenets of Responsibilty-Centered Discipline
  • Build relationships with students based on the Responsibility Pyramid elements and 6 Keys to Creating a Responsible School
  • Use the guided conversation – Give’Em Five Components – to manage challenging moments
  • Coach students to own their behaviors and maintain emotional control
  • Develop best practices for working with difficult students
  • Recognize the three compliance levels

You Will Also Receive

The $49 registration fee includes a PDF copy of the PowerPoint presentation that will accompany the live presentation. This will be emailed to each registrant the afternoon prior to the webinar.

Benefits from Taking this Webinar
  • Valuable Information – From a nationally known speaker with a reputation for providing insightful and useful information.
  • Inexpensive – Eliminate travel arrangements and travel expenses that you would ordinarily need to expend to attend a professional seminar such as this one.
  • Efficient – No need to spend time arranging for and traveling to this seminar
  • Access PowerPoint™ Visuals – as Eric Clark, M.Ed. progresses through the seminar. A copy of the PowerPoint™ presentation slides will be available to you upon registration.
  • Reproducibles – Handouts and worksheets will be available to you, upon registration.

Potential Funding

Research-based, outcome-based continuing education opportunities from Developmental Resources may qualify for funding under Title 1 Part A Targeted Assistance Program Grants; Title II Part A Improving Teacher Quality Grants; Perkins Professional Technical Education Grants as well as other federal, state and local sources. Requirements vary from state to state. Contact your local administrator.

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Group Discounts

Available for attendees from the same school system or private practice.

3-5 Attendees 10% off
6-9 Attendees 15% off
10-19 Attendees 20% off
20+ Attendees 25% off
Unlimited Access CD
The pre-recorded webinar on CD will be shipped to you for unlimited viewing.

In order to be eligible for group discounts, we must receive ALL registrations at the SAME time.

Single User
Grade Levels: K-12

Unlimited Access DVD
Grade Levels: K-12

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Eric Clark, M.Ed.
About the Presenter

Eric Clark, M.ED. is a Certified Master Trainer for Responsibility-Centered Discipline and helped shape the implementation materials for the program. He most recently served as Head of School at a progressive private school in the Midwest. Previously he served as Principal in a public school setting, while also serving as the District Technology Integration Specialist. Eric began his education career teaching English Language Arts, Journalism and Media Communications. Between his other responsibilities, he also launched a thriving publishing company. As an administrator, he has successfully implemented the supportive, non-exclusionary principles of Responsibility-Centered Discipline with elementary, middle and high school faculty and students.