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Idaho Council for Exceptional Children and Healing Children LLC Present:

Healing Discipline: Finding Joy in Working with Challenging Students

Healing Children, LLC

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Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
General Admission
CEC members can get $25.00 discount. Email to get the promotional code.
$250.00 $0.00
Early Bird
Early Bird special ends February 15th, 2017. CEC members can get $25.00 discount. Email to get the promotional code
$200.00 $0.00

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Event Details

 Idaho Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders and Healing Children, LLC are working together to present a two day conference! 

Course Details 

Conference is two days:

  • March 31, 2017 from 8:30 to 5:00 
  • April 1, 2017 from 8:30 to 5:00.  

Why this course?

Today’s educators have more responsibilities than ever before.  Teachers are increasingly accountable for student performance while trying to manage difficult behavior in the classroom.  Many good educators are leaving the profession due to feelings of hopelessness and helplessness.

Course Description

This two-day seminar is based on years of experience working with children with challenging behaviors and finding success using research based strategies.  This seminar provides educators with a better understanding of children who have suffered from disruptive attachment and trauma which are often the root cause of inappropriate and/or out of control behavior in the classroom. In a fun and interactive way participants will learn that an emotionally healing environment is created by establishing healthy boundaries as well as building healthy relationships with their students. As the educator develops the skills and confidence in working with challenging students they will feel more joy and success in their job. This leads to a deeper connection between the educator and the student thus enhancing emotional and academic growth.  Although the seminar is geared towards educators, mental health professionals and parents will also benefit.

Educational Goals and Learning Objectives

  • Participants will gain an understanding of healthy versus unhealthy childhood development and the impact it has on behavior.
  • Participants will gain a better understanding of the underlying causes of severe behavior, which includes trauma, attachment, temperament and entitlement.
  • Participants will have a better understanding of how their own personal history impacts interactions with others as well as the students/clients they work with.
  • Participants will learn how good relationships, healthy boundaries and effective communication can improve behavior and foster emotional healing in their students/clients.  
  • Participants will learn practical strategies and healthy discipline techniques that they can immediately implement in their classrooms. 


How do I get the Discount Code for being a CEC member?

Contact Whitney Schexnider at: 

How do I become a member of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and Idaho Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD)?

CCBD is a subdivision of Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

To sign up for CEC and/or CCBD, go to the the national CEC site by clicking on the link below.  Register or sign in if you are already a member.   From there go through the registration process and when signing up as a CEC member you may also choose to sign up as CCBD as a subdivision.  When you check-out make sure to choose Idaho as resident state.


How can I register for credit?

Participants can earn 1 college credit or get a certificate documenting 15 hours of instruction.  Credits through NNU or BSU are $60 a credit. 

Link to BSU:
Coming Soon!

In order to keep registration cost low, all participants will receive a URL link via email to conference materials and handouts 1 week prioir to the event.  These can be printed out and brought to the conference.

Where can I stay if I am coming in from out of town for the class?

The class will be held at the West Ada building in Idaho. Below is a link to nearby hotels to check rates an availability.

Refund Policy:  To receive a full refund a request needs to be made a week prior to the event through email to the event organizers at  If we receive a refund request less than a week before the event, the participant may transfer their registration to another event at a later date.  

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can contact Healing Children at the following locations:

1. email -

2. Phone - 1-888-311-1883

Healing Children, LLC website:

You can contact Idaho CCBD at:




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West Ada Building

1303 E Central Dr,
Meridian, Idaho 83642


Healing Children, LLC

Healing Children, LLC provides consultation and in-service training to adults (parents, educators, mental health providers, etc.) on how to effectively work with and build healing relationships with children who have severe emotional and behavioral challenges. We believe that through these relationships  life-long healing can occur.  Our mission is for all children to be emotionally healthy and happy. We believe as adults establish healthy relationships and appropriate boundaries children are more likely to grow and prosper.  When adults understand the impact of trauma and development they are better able to create healing environments for children.

Healing Children, LLC is co-managed by Leena S. Martin-Weaver and Traci Glover.  


Leena Martin-Weaver, Ed.S., NCSP

Leena completed her Education Specialist Degree in 1999. She became a Nationally Certified School Psychologist in 2009. Leena has worked as a school psychologist since 1999. She is a Love and Logic School Wide Discipline Facilitator. Leena has a passion for understanding how trauma impacts the brain and child development. She loves working with children who have severe emotional and behavioral difficulties and seeing their growth. She received the School Psychologist of the Year Award from the National Association of School Psychologists in 2011.


Traci Glover, M.Ed., LSW, LPC

Traci has been a Licensed Social Worker since 1994 and a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2009. She has worked as a school counselor since 1999. Traci is trained in EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) and in Attachment Therapy. She is a Love and Logic Parent Education Facilitator as well as a Love and Logic School Wide Discipline Facilitator. Traci loves helping children face their critical issues and as a result seeing them grow and become more confident. She received the Friend of the School Psychologist award in 2007 from the Idaho School Psychologist Association and the Elementary School Counselor of the Year award in 2010 from the Boise School District.

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