Speaking

 

Book Yafa (Margit) Luria for educational keynotes or workshops at your school, workplace, or community organization.

“You are wonderful. On a scale of 1 – 10, Margit, you’re a 12!” – Diane W, Bellevue, WA.
“I love the fun way you present information, Margit!” —  Cathy Bader, North Carolina
I’ve been following Margit for a while. Her classes are wonderful. She is passionate with a capital P, entertaining, and inspiring” — Juli Dell, San Jose, California

logos-of-places-ive-spoken-up-to-end-of-2016

Free pre-recorded webinar: “The EASIEST Ways to Motivate Your ADHD Child/Student.”

*  *  *  *  *

90-Minute Parent Education Presentations:

Fee: $500.00 (*includes a 50-minute follow-up phone consultation for all attendees)

“Focus and Motivation for Your Children or Teens”

  • A new paradigm for motivation
  • How to focus your child
  • No more yelling, nagging or lecturing
  • Tricks behind creating a family plan that totally works
  • Increase your child’s sense of responsibility
  • Tips, tricks, strategies, and scripts

“I got my number one game-changing parenting tip from your MamaCon presentation!” — Kim Estes, Bellevue, WA

“I could listen to you all day!” — Cecily, Washington State PTA Convention

“I came back for seconds!” — Rula, Washington State PTA Convention


* “Stress-Free Family Conversations” 
(for parents of kids 5 – 9 years old)
* “Powerful Conversations” (for parents of tweens & teens)

  • Discover the most common traps & pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Learn how to talk so they’ll listen and listen so they’ll want to talk to you!
  • Find out the secret to communicating with an angry child
  • Increase family harmony
  • Why parents have more power than you think!
  • Join in on the role-play awesomeness!

“Yafa has infectious positivity” –Dan A, Kirkland, WA

“Margit (Yafa) Crane turns parents into rock stars!”  — Diane & Deborah F., Vancouver B.C.

“Margit (Yafa) is the queen of talking to teens!” — Amy Lang, Birds + Bees + Kids, Seattle

 

For Educators:
I offer 1/2 day and multi-day workshops for educators, therapists, child-care, and child-welfare personnel.
Call for further details: 206-326-8446

” Mistakes that Keep Professionals Frustrated and Stressed-Out When Working with ADHD Children and Teens”

  • Distinguish between the myths and the truths.
  • Learn 12 little-known characteristics of ADD and ADHD.
  • Super-charge those “executive functions.”
  • Create a bag of tricks, tips, strategies and scripts to channel kids’ energy and spirit.
  • Learn how to effectively partner with families for mutual support and mutual respect.
  • Get guidance on how you can help these kids in a meaningful and enduring way.

This is the perfect in-service or team-building event for teachers, school counselors, school administration, and other health and social services personnel.

1/2 Day (4-hour) Workshop includes:

  • “Playbook” (reference guide) on strategies for day-to-day intervention & in-the-moment crises
  • Copy of the Amazon best seller: Getting Schooled: 102 Practical Tips for Parents, Teachers, Counselors, and Students About Living and Learning with ADHD, by Margit Crane Luria
  • Follow-up 50-minute phone consultation with each faculty member that attends
  • Fee: $1500.00

4-Day Program includes:

  • 1-day workshop
  • “Playbook” or reference guide on strategies for day-to-day intervention & in-the-moment crises
  • Copy of the Amazon best seller: Getting Schooled: 102 Practical Tips for Parents, Teachers, Counselors, and Students About Living and Learning with ADHD, by Margit Crane Luria
  • 4 days of classroom observations with written recommendations for teachers and school counselors. Effective strategies for working with ADHD and Sensory-Challenged students.
  • $10,000.00 + travel, if necessary

“Margit has a special gift for reaching misunderstood kids.” –Joan Garnjobst, Seattle Public Schools Guidance Counselor

“Margit Crane, family advocate and loving optimist, brings an engaging, real world perspective to all her lectures, and blends theory with practice in an easy-to-follow, yet thoroughly professional style. Highly recommended as a speaker!”
–Sarah Weir, Child Care Resources, Seattle, Washington

“Margit Crane is a dynamic speaker with a passion for working with kids of all ages. She brings enthusiasm and creative alternatives to struggling individuals and families. She has been a great resource for our school counseling program at Seattle Pacific University!” –Cher N. Edwards, Ph.D., Chair of School Counseling and Associate Dean

For Teens:

How to Train Your Parents – (1 hour workshop) The companion workshop to “Powerful Conversations,” above. We’ll talk about how teens sabotage their conversations with their parents and we’ll role-play effective communication techniques.

Pretending Your Way to Success  (2 hours workshop) Through stories, role-play, and a variety of directed and small group activities, “Pretending Your Way to Success” empowers and encourages middle and high school students to build their futures today! The premise is that success is not dependent on luck, or who your parents are, or how much money you have, and that the path to success can be fun and not stressful.

“It was fantastic! Margit, you approach the kids with humor and a straightforwardness that they respond to. They were struck by how useful the information was and actually applicable to their lives in an everyday kind of way. Thank you for providing such an excellent program that speaks to the needs of our teens.”
–Lisa Dills, Teen Services Librarian, Burlington, WA

Before: “I’m afraid that no one will accept me for who I want to be.”
After: “What I got most out of this was that we can be who we want to be and don’t have to be anyone else. There is nothing that could have been better about today.” — C.K., age 15

——————–

If you are interested in pricing or booking a presentation, call 206-326-8446 or email: BlockedToBrilliant@yahoo.com

——————–