Catalogue

01. Best Practice of You Can Do It! Education

AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA ONLY

This workshop presents the basic theory and practice of YCDI! Education as it relates to increasing student achievement, positive behaviour and wellbeing. Teachers will learn how to help develop student confidence, persistence, organisation, getting along and resilience as well as positive Attitudes (e.g. optimism, high frustration tolerance and self-acceptance). YCDI! Education training includes classroom and school-wide practices and the use of YCDI! student development curricula (YCDI! Early Childhood Program Achieve, 2nd Ed., NEW Program Achieve). Ideal for a school new to YCDI! Education or with new staff or staff needing a refresher in YCDI! 

Target AudiencePrimary and Secondary School educational staff
DeliveryFull day or 2 x half-days or twilight sessions presented at your school by a YCDI! Education Trainer
Price*$1250 full day session
$750 x 2 half-day or twilight sessions
*Price does not include travel expenses for Trainer
BookingContact You Can Do It! Education
Toll Free 1800 155 603
Email enquiries@youcandoiteducation.com.au

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02. The Resilient Educator

AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA ONLY

This highly acclaimed half-day workshop presented at hundreds of primary and secondary schools and enjoyed by over 10,000 teachers is designed to promote self-awareness and self-management in the face of tough work situations and people. The Resilient Educator helps teachers and administrators develop the positive attitudes and social and emotional skills to perform at their best.

This workshop is an ideal experience for teachers to gain greater understanding and appreciation of the attitudes and social-emotional skills taught in YCDI! Education social-emotional learning curricula.

Workshop Topics

  • Resilience: Personal capability
  • Resilience: The Big Picture
  • Adverse events in school
  • “Things are neither good or bad, but thinking makes them so”
  • Re-calibrating the badness of adverse events: The Catastrophe Scale
  • Check-up from the Neck-up Survey” The battle between “positive” and “negative” Habits of the Mind
  • Individual Action Plan for Building Resilience at Work (and Home)

    Step 1. Take Stock

    Step 2. Take Control

    Step 3. Take Action


Target Audience Teachers, school leaders and staff
Delivery One half-day or twilight session presented at your school by a YCDI! Education Trainer
Price* $750 half-day session
$750 twilight session
*Price does not include travel expenses for Trainer
BookingContact You Can Do It! Education
Toll Free 1800 155 603
Email enquiries@youcandoiteducation.com.au

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03. Attitudes and Behaviours for Learning (AB4L)

AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA ONLY

This workshop designed for primary and lower secondary-level classroom teachers focuses on the integration of personal, social and learning attitudes and skills during the teaching of literacy and numeracy.

Workshop content:

  • social and emotional learning skills that contribute to student engagement and achievement,
  • how to integrate five SEL teaching practices for strengthening the positive attitudes and behaviours of students across a literacy lesson.

Goals of the AB4L Professional Development Program

  • To increase knowledge of the role students’ attitudes and social-emotional skills play in their engagement and learning,
  • To learn about a group of attitudes and behaviours for learning that research indicates as having a significant influence on student engagement in their development and learning of literacy, numeracy and other academic skills,
  • To learn how to integrate the AB4L program in the teaching of literacy, numeracy and other essential learning areas to increase student engagement and achievement.

Published research indicates that the AB4L teaching program strengthens students’ attitudes and social-emotional skills needed for engagement, cooperative learning, independent classwork and homework and leads to an improvement in reading comprehension of students in the lower 50% of achievement.

AB4L practices that teachers develop further

  1. Develop the positive mindset of students,
  2. Share with students the goals/targets of the lesson and have them set their own learning goals,
  3. Identify behaviours for learning,
  4. Discuss positive and negative self-talk for learning,
  5. Communicate behaviour-specific feedback for learning.

AB4L enables a student to

  1. Begin their lessons with a positive mindset,
  2. Set a goal for what they want to learn during the class period,
  3. Apply behaviours for learning throughout lessons and during homework,
  4. (e.g., staying calm when they don’t understand what the teacher is explaining, raising their hand to answer a difficult question; staying on task and not being distracted by others when working independently),
  5. Employ positive rather than negative self-talk when faced with schoolwork that is hard or when making mistakes.

Target Audience Primary and lower secondary-level teachers
Delivery One half-day or twilight session presented at your school by a YCDI! Education Trainer
Price* $750 half-day session
$750 twilight session
*Price does not include travel expenses for Trainer
BookingContact You Can Do It! Education
Toll Free 1800 155 603
Email enquiries@youcandoiteducation.com.au

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04. Student Program - You Can Do It! Keys for Success and Happiness

AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA ONLY

This program is presented by a YCDI! Education trainer to students to strengthen their social and emotional skills including positive attitudes.  A school may select from the following list of attitudes and social-emotional skills taught to students:

  • Work confidence
  • Persistence
  • Goal Setting
  • Time Management
  • Teamwork
  • Exam anxiety
  • Self-acceptance
  • Resilience


Target Audience Students in Years 4 -12
DeliveryFull day or 2 x half-day sessions presented at your school by a YCDI! Education Trainer
Price*$1250 full day session
$750 x 2 half-day session
*Price does not include travel expenses for Trainer
BookingContact You Can Do It! Education
Toll Free 1800 155 603
Email enquiries@youcandoiteducation.com.au

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05. Student Program - Bullying: The Power to Cope

AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA ONLY

Presented by a YCDI! Education trainer, this program combines animated video, discussion topics and group activities, students learn rational self-talk and coping skills to deal with teasing, bullying and other forms of anti-social behaviour. They learn to use the following four-step strategy when faced with bullying: 

  • Step 1. Use positive self-talk 
  • Step 2. Communicate to bully that you are not being hurt  
  • Step 3. Find friends  
  • Step 4. Seek professional help
Target AudienceStudents in Years 4 - 9
DeliveryFull day or 2 half-day sessions for students in years 4 – 9 presented at your school by a YCDI! Education Trainer
Price*$1250 full day session
$750 x 2 half-day sessions
*Price does not include travel expenses for Trainer
BookingContact You Can Do It! Education
Toll Free 1800 155 603
Email enquiries@youcandoiteducation.com.au

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06. Student Program - Taking success to the next level: Successful transition from primary to secondary school

AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA ONLY

This program is presented by a YCDI! Education trainer to students to strengthen their social and emotional skills including positive attitudes that will help them to: 

  • be independent learners, 
  • develop their leadership capacity, 
  • be self-managing and resilient in dealing with tough, challenging situations.

Topics include

  1. Setting goals 
  2. The ABC’s of emotions
  3. Confidence 
  4. Persistence 
  5. Self-acceptance
  6. Positive self-regard 
  7. Managing time
  8. How not to worry

Target AudienceStudents in Years 5-7
DeliveryFull day or 2 x half-day sessions presented at your school by a YCDI! Education Trainer
Price*$1250 full day session
$750 x 2 half-day sessions
*Price does not include travel expenses for Trainer
BookingContact You Can Do It! Education
Toll Free 1800 155 603
Email enquiries@youcandoiteducation.com.au

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7. Parent Talk - Parent Stress Management and Resilience

AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA ONLY

At your school, a YCDI! Education Trainer can present a parent education session to groups of parents/caregivers of children of all ages. These engaging and informative presentations include handouts, discussion and interactive activities.

In this talk, participants will learn:

  1. how to stay calm and be resilient when facing adverse situations with their children.
  2. to recognise a range of adverse situations that arise with their children that have the potential for pushing their emotional buttons.
  3. about typical negative emotions parents may experience when facing adverse situations with their children.
  4. how their own thinking—and not their children’s behaviour—has a significant influence on how calm or stressed they are in the face of adversity.
  5. to identify stress-creating thoughts and how to replace stress-creating thoughts with those that lead to greater control and calmness.
  6. to keep adverse events with their children in perspective (not blow things out of proportion).
  7. the importance of accepting themselves, and not putting themselves down, when things are not going well with their children or when faced with a negative aspect of their own parenting.
  8. be able to identify a variety of different things they can do to be resilient.

Target AudienceParents & Guardians of children of all ages
Delivery60-90 minute sessions offered during or after school/early evening by a YCDI! Education Trainer
Price*$495 per session
*Price does not include travel expenses for Trainer
BookingContact You Can Do It! Education
Toll Free 1800 155 603
Email enquiries@youcandoiteducation.com.au

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8. Parent Talk - The Parenting Style that Matters Most

AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA ONLY

At your school, a YCDI! Education Trainer can present a parent education session to groups of parents/caregivers of children of all ages. These engaging and informative presentations include handouts, discussion and interactive activities.

In this talk, parents will learn the importance of:

  1. being authoritative in their approach with their children rather than aggressive or passive.
  2. firmly communicating realistic, high, and clear expectations to their children concerning achievement and behaviour
  3. setting home rules and consequences can help them help their children achieve high standards and make good behavioural choices
  4. being consistent and persistent in enforcing rules
  5. accepting their children when their children do not live up to ’parents’ expectations concerning achievement and behaviour.
  6. teaching children to not put themselves down when they have not achieved in their schoolwork or have behaved poorly.
  7. teaching their children to accept themselves, while working to improve their achievement and behaviour.

Target AudienceParents & Guardians of children of all ages
Delivery60-90 minute sessions offered during or after school/early evening by a YCDI! Education Trainer
Price*$495 per session
*Price does not include travel expenses for Trainer
BookingContact You Can Do It! Education
Toll Free 1800 155 603
Email enquiries@youcandoiteducation.com.au

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