Event Details

WA "No, I don't want to!" Workshop

05/10/2018 09:00 to 05/10/2018 16:00
Venue: South Perth Community Centre

This workshop will provide participants with the most up-to-date information to:

  • Increase your understanding of children’s social-emotional development
  • Minimise problem behaviours and facilitate inclusion through the Pyramid Model

Based on extensive research, Mary Louise will deliver a one-day interactive workshop in Perth, where participants will take away practical strategies that they can start implementing the very next day. This one-day workshop is suitable for educators, therapists, in fact anyone working in early childhood and early childhood intervention settings!


Dr. Mary Louise Hemmeter is a professor of Special Education at Vanderbilt University. Her research focuses on effective instruction, supporting social emotional development and addressing challenging behavior, and coaching teachers. She has been a Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator on numerous projects funded by the US Departments of Education and Health and Human Services. Through her work on the National Center on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning and funded research projects, she was involved in the development of the Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Young Children and a model for coaching teachers to implement effective practices known as Practice Based Coaching. She is currently leading projects focused on examining the efficacy of the Pyramid Model in infant toddler, pre-k and kindergarten settings. She is a co-author on the Connect4Learning Pre-K Curriculum. She was a co-editor of the Journal of Early Intervention and President of the Council for Exceptional Children’s Division for Early Childhood. She received the Mary McEvoy Service to the Field Award and Merle B, Karnes Service to the Division Award from the Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children.

Websites detailing The Pyramid Model and available resources




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