Preventive Discipline: by Lucio Padilla
Interventions for destructive behavior
Lucio Padilla is an experienced speaker who facilitates parent workshops for school districts in California.
with Disruptive Behavior
The effectiveness of
instructional programs is measured by student academic achievement.
The factor “Learning” is not constant because of its
dependence on student engagement. When
students are focused and interested on a subject they learn and
master the skills offered by teachers.
But when students display disruptive behaviors they interfere
with instruction and the learning process.
Disruptive students limit themselves and others to the full
advantage of academic instruction.
The workshops promote school and parent involvement in a team effort to deal with many of the destructive behaviors found in many of our children labeled as being “At Risk”. The emphasis is to change adults from controlling to influential role models. Without a proper family and school influential structure, many adolescents struggle to acquire effective social and academic skills.
The workshops are designed to assist parents and
teachers to form a coalition and develop structures to change negative
are emotional lectures that helps adults analyze themselves as being part of
the problem and the solutions to destructive behaviors such as: apathy
for school, drugs, gangs and teen pregnancy.
It contains a variety of interactive activities for participants
to review effective strategies such as:
Establishing positive relationships
Understanding dynamics of behavior
Dealing with destructive behavior
Developing a nurturing academic environment.
Where did you go to school to be a parent?Has anyone asked you this question? Where did you get your degree to be a parent? What is your answer to this question? Most people attending my conferences look at each other puzzled by this question and answers differ. The most common answers are, "I did not go to school, I learned from my parents". "I used the trial by error method". "I learned in the school of life". "I didn't know there was such a school". Can you imagine? The most important task of a human being, raising our children, and yet we do not prepare ourselves for it. We get degrees as lawyers, doctors, accountants, managers but rarely to become parents. Read More....
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Workshops are offered in
English and Spanish
Lucio Padilla has recently published his auto-biography
Lucio Padilla is an experienced speaker who provides parent trainings for many school districts in California. His workshops are very popular at the Annual State CABE Convention.