Portland: Breakthrough Classroom Management Counselor andTeacher Professional Development Conference (YC PDX)

Venue: Holiday Inn Portland/Tigard

Location: Lake Oswego, Oregon, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 09, 2014 / 9:00 am - (PST) End Date/Time: Oct 10, 2014 / 4:00 pm - (PST)
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Got difficult students? We've got your solutions. The Breakthrough Strategies  Classroom Management Solutions Conference delivers hundreds  of innovative classroom management intervention strategies for failing students, work refusers, delinquents, at risk kids, defiant youth, emotionally disturbed children, and  teens from troubled families. College credit and free CEUs, plus distance class available. Try these innovative behavior and discipline strategies free at website. Info: dwells@youthchg.com, 800-545-5736. Financial aid offered.      Seattle, WA: May 1-2, 2014      Portland, OR: Oct. 9-10, 2014      Online, webinar, and on-site presentations available


15700 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd
Lake Oswego
United States

Conference Speakers

Author, Speaker and Workshop Instructor  Ruth Herman Wells, M.S. is the Director and Founder of Youth Change Professional Development Workshops. is the author of dozens of books and articles, and is the creator of the Breakthrough  Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Workshop and book series.

In 2011, Ruth was named a Top Ten Education Speaker by several organizations.  She is an adjunct professor for two universities, a featured columnist for and her unusual classroom management posters have been heavily featured in the media, and can be seen on many North American TV shows and movies including in the two Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies.

Ruth and Youth Change Workshops have won many awards, and been included on many "Top 10 Speakers" and "Best of" lists on many mental health, counseling, education, classroom management, special ed, speaker and career ed sites. Ruth is the creator of School Skills Training, the practical classroom management approach that actually teaches kids the exact skills that they need to become successful, motivated students. Ruth provides live, online, distance, and on-site professional development workshops, and breakout classes. She is also a popular K-12 education speaker and keynote presenter for both educators and mental health professionals.

Additional Information

Scholarships offered for teachers, counselors, foster parents, and anyone who works with troubled and problem teens and children. Call 503-982-4220.

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