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Portland, Oregon
Behavior and Classroom Management Bullying, School Safety, School Violence Prevention Motivation, Work Refusers and Under Performing Students


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My Expertise

You name the problems, we bring the solutions. Working with difficult students doesn't have to be so difficult.

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What I like to talk about

Sample Workshop Titles:

Temper and Tantrum Tamers

Classroom Management Problems Solved Here

Control the Uncontrollable Student

Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth

Plus opening, teaching and closing keynotes.

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My Background

Ruth Herman Wells M.S. is the director of Youth Change Workshops. Ruth is a veteran trainer of teachers, counselors, therapists, special educators, principals, teaching assistants, social workers, psychologists, juvenile justice staff and foster parents.

Ruth has managed several programs for troubled youth and children, and has been a columnist, adjunct professor, author and popular speaker for decades. Visit to learn more.


Youth Change Workshops has provided workshops and keynotes from the Florida Keys to the Arctic Circle, from Boston to Los Angeles and everywhere in between.

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