Trainer Certification Event
February 24–26, 2020, 8:30am – 3:30pm Central
Become certified to take the insights from the Emotional Poverty training back to your school or district. Train others to help students understand and process emotions more effectively.
The workshop addresses emotional poverty and builds emotional wealth in your students.
- Provides understandings of origins of anger, anxiety, and avoidance
- Gives a language to talk about brain regulation, integration, and emotional competence
- Provides tools for educators to address and reduce anger, anxiety, and avoidance
- Helps educators manage the “classroom dance” that occurs between the educator and the students
- Provides the tools to motivate good behavior
- Identifies the differences in male and female emotional processing
Participants will receive a copy of Ruby Payne’s book Emotional Poverty, along with a USB drive containing a PowerPoint presentation and other resources.
“It was one of the most riveting speeches I have ever heard you give, and it gave us a sense of reassurance we all desperately needed. People cannot wait to get your book on emotional poverty. The information you provide can and will save the lives of so many children.”
—Jimmy C. Stokes, Ed.D.
In order to meet the prerequisite, you must have completed the six-hour Emotional Poverty public workshop in person or online.
Trainers must recertify every two years by December 31st of the second full year following certification.
Recertification may be done online or as an on-site workshop (only with sufficient demand).
The certified training is being held in the Hilton Garden Inn Nashville/Vanderbilt, 1715 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203.
There is no room block of reserved rooms. If you would like to stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Nashville/Vanderbilt, please contact the hotel directly at (615) 369-5900. Let the hotel staff know you will be attending the certified training.
There are a number of other hotels in the area that you can contact for reservations.