Davis Concepts for Life® Workshop

Unlocking potential

Are you an educator or a caring parent, navigating the challenges of supporting someone who struggles with focus, organization, or self-regulation?

Or are you a dedicated psychologist or therapist, feeling frustrated by the limitations of traditional therapies in addressing stress, anxiety, self-esteem, or interpersonal connections?

If any of these are you, you’ve come to the right place!

What is the Davis Concepts for Life® Workshop?

The Davis Concepts for Life® Workshop explores cognitive diversity, providing insights and practical strategies to unlock potential and foster meaningful growth. Through an innovative approach that surpasses traditional methods, this group workshop empowers individuals and their support networks to navigate challenges and embrace strengths on a transformative journey. Rooted in our philosophy of celebrating neurodiversity, respecting each individual, and building on strengths to overcome challenges, it offers a comprehensive framework for personal development.

What you will gain

By the end of the workshop, while not yet an expert, you’ll possess the understanding and tools to guide those you support through the Davis Concepts for Life® Program. You’ll be equipped to facilitate growth in executive functioning, self-awareness, self-regulation, focus, stress management, organization, decision-making, relationship building, motivation, and personal responsibility.

Insights, strategies and support for you

This intensive five-day workshop will enable you to:

  • Gain practical mental strategies for self-awareness, self-regulation, and managing sensory experiences, ensuring you remain calm and relaxed while working with the individual.
  • Develop a deep understanding of guiding individuals towards greater self-awareness and effective regulation of focus, stress, and energy levels.
  • Practice engaging, hands-on activities to actively create fundamental life concepts, making learning interactive and enjoyable.
  • Learn how to implement meaningful learning experiences in various settings, such as home, school, or external environments, using exploration to foster integration of conceptual knowledge into personal identity. This enhances comprehension of the world and establishes a firm foundation for lasting positive change.
  • Gain simple yet effective strategies for recognizing, establishing, and maintaining order in the physical environment.
  • Explore the core principles of the Davis Concepts for Life program, including essential cognitive concepts such as change, consequence, cause/effect, time, order/disorder, perception, emotion, motivation, responsibility, and relationship dynamics. These unlock new understanding of the world and promote cognitive flexibility, promoting personal responsibility and enabling fuller participation in life.
  • Improve social integration by understanding concepts that facilitate positive behaviors, authentic connections, and nurturing relationships.
  • Empower individuals to embrace their unique strengths and navigate daily challenges with resilience and confidence.
  • Cultivate a support network to continue your journey beyond the workshop setting.

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Benefits for those you support

Some of the most significant improvements reported back by people who have completed the Davis Concepts for Life® Program include:

  • increased self-awareness
  • greater ability to manage stress
  • increased ability to focus for periods of time
  • ability to monitor personal energy levels
  • improved ability to listen and take in what was being said
  • insight into the relationship between cause and effect
  • improved time management
  • better organization and ability to complete tasks
  • the ability to establish order in one’s environment and daily life
  • awareness of the role that emotion plays in self-motivation
  • the ability to apply a framework to establish self-responsibility
  • recognition of different types of relationships and acceptable behaviors within them
  • improved ability to make decisions based on what is right or wrong for self

How you will learn

During this five-day workshop, you’ll explore Davis methods in a group setting, with plenty of time for interactive discussions and hands-on learning. Whether you join us in person or online, our experienced, skillful presenters create a supportive and engaging environment, and give you a solid understanding of the Davis Concepts for Life tools and techniques.

With limited group size to ensure the highest quality of training, each day of the workshop is meticulously structured to cover essential topics, delivered through clear explanations, engaging demonstrations, Q&A sessions, and hands-on individual and pair-work practice using our signature clay modeling approach.

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Who should enroll?

This workshop is designed for parents, family members, educators, and therapists of individuals (over the age of eight) who experience challenges with executive functioning skills, stress and reduced focus, and/or who struggle with forming and maintaining relationships and managing their behavior.

Note

This course does not include certification or licensing for commercial use of the Davis brand and trademarks; such use requires extensive additional training. Please see our Careers Page for more information on how to become a licensed Davis Facilitator.

Workshop format and timeframe

Select from a variety of global locations, time zones and languages offering the Davis Concepts for Life® Workshop, designed for group participation both in person and online.

Face-to-face

Our in-person workshop is an immersive, enjoyable, and altogether unforgettable experience.

Alongside like-minded individuals and in a fun and supportive environment, you will experience first-hand how the Davis tools and techniques work. You’ll take home a whole new understanding of neurodivergent thinking and learning, as well as actionable new skills for use in your own life and in supporting your student or loved one.

Online

The online format is an equally stimulating and enjoyable learning experience. This is no dry webinar. We employ a host of creative innovations to ensure the same dynamic, social, hands-on experience that you would expect from any Davis methods workshop. Features of the online workshop experience include:

  • “Camera-on,” “mic-on” video conferencing for real-time interaction
  • Short video demonstrations of our main procedures in a face-to-face setting
  • Hands-on demonstrations of other key procedures
  • Adapted pair-work practice in “breakout rooms”
  • Content review and Q&A sessions to reinforce learning as you progress
  • In-session use of clay for hands-on experience of Davis Symbol Mastery

Timeframe

The workshop takes five full days (30 hours). This applies to both the in person and online formats.

Davis

“This workshop has revolutionized my inner and outer world(s).”

Workshop participant, Canada

“The concepts taught are foundational to build upon for a fuller participation in life for anyone.”

Workshop participant, Canada

“You will gain much more from the workshop than you ever thought you would.”

Workshop participant, Australia

Ready to unlock potential?

Don’t let this opportunity pass you by. Embark on a transformative journey with the Davis Concepts for Life® Workshop today. Contact us now to secure your spot and take the first step toward empowering individuals to thrive in their unique way. Let’s unlock their potential together!

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What happens next

To enroll, follow the link below to our Events Calendar, and find a workshop near you / in your time zone.

Alternatively, if you still have questions, contact us and we’ll have a representative reach out to you!

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Attend a Workshop

Explore our events calendar to see our upcoming workshops.

Events Calendar