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Responding to Rule Breaking: pre-requisite 28 hour Developmental Designs workshop

One Day Professional Development

  • Build confidence for dealing with disruptions
  • Shape your classroom to support positive behavior
  • Leave with a growth plan for a class issue or a challenging student

Prerequisite: Developmental Designs 1

Price: $219/person

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There’s more to discipline than just discipline!  Because many students struggle to connect to school and exercise the self-control needed to learn, rule-breaking happens, disrupting learning and eroding community. Further your study of the Developmental Designs approach to discipline by examining specific behaviors and their causes. Learn practical strategies to redirect rule-breaking with equitable responses that reduce behavior referrals and keep your focus on teaching and learning!

During the workshop staff will learn:

  • Important steps to creating a pro-social environment.
  • Create a classroom environment that reduces disruptions by meeting the five student needs.
  • Ways to analyze behaviors and implement equitable redirections that build resilience.
  • Language that is both warm and demanding.
  • How to cultivate effective teaching mindsets to support self-regulation in both students and teachers.
  • How trauma can affect behavior and strategies to support trauma-informed responses.

Prerequisite: Developmental Designs 1

Call: 612.822.3422 or Email: origins@originsonline.org with questions or to schedule for your school.

Note: The Origins Program reserves the right to cancel workshops and is not liable for any travel-related or other expenses incurred by a registrant or payee due to a canceled workshop.

Get ready for an interactive day of learning!

Just like in the classroom, you will gather in a circle for an advisory meeting. You will  talk, share, and problem-solve with other middle-level educators. Tap into real situations from your own experiences. Bring challenges you are facing with individual students or your whole class. The facilitator will lead you through exercises to help you enrich your advisory.

Workshop schedule

Most workshops begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.

Lunch arrangements for on-site workshops will be subject to the school agreement.

Certificate of attendance

You will receive a 7-hour certificate of attendance for participation in the entire workshop.


After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with more detailed information and the schedule for the workshop.

I will try to step back more and consult the pathways to self control for student behavior issues. ~Developmental Designs trained educator

Think about the need of the student without accepting the behavior. ~Developmental Designs trained educator

I am now calmer and more ready to start the year! ~Developmental Designs trained educator