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Walking the Four Directions: A Traditional View of Discipline

August 07, 2013

First Nations Behavioral Health Association’s Society of T.R.U.T.H. announces a workshop for parents, foster/adoptive parents, teachers, juvenile probation workers, group home, detention or shelter home workers, parent trainers, substance abuse workers or anyone that works with Native American youth and families.

  • When and where: October 14 – 16, 2013 – Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake, Minnesota
  • Cost: $375 per person

This is a great opportunity for an intensive 3-day workshop on using the medicine wheel to develop strength-based techniques when working with tribal youth.

Using the “medicine wheel” as a framework, participants will learn:

  • A traditional view of discipline
  • How to build positive relationships with youth
  • Proactive means of teaching or working with youth
  • How to promote balanced youth with strong leadership skills
  • How to move youth towards independence and self-reliance

Using the “Laws of Nature” and an inter-relational view of the world, this workshop explores how the four cardinal directions or “medicine wheel” can be used as a framework that adults can use to help them define a style of parenting, discipline or leadership that is strength-based, non-confrontational and culturally responsive.

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