Embracing Growth Through Gentle Teaching: A Journey with COR Support

Gentle Teaching has been an incredible force of transformation in my life, both within and beyond the walls of COR. Being part of this organization has allowed me to witness my personal growth and evolve into a role model at home, at school,…

Nurturing Growth Through Gentle Teaching: A Personal Journey

Creating an environment where the concept of support is obsolete has been my mission in cultivating a culture of gentleness. The journey with the woman I support has been gradual, marked by the delicate task of building trust—a challenge not…

Embracing a Culture of Gentleness in Every Aspect of Life

At Creative Options Regina (COR), the spirit of gentle teaching transcends the confines of the workplace—it becomes a way of life. I firmly believe that fostering a culture of gentleness is not merely a job requirement but a personal commitment…

Embracing Interdependence: Nurturing a Culture of Gentleness in Every Home

At the heart of my work lies a commitment to fostering a culture of gentleness, particularly within the homes of the individuals I support. Stepping into someone's personal space prompts a crucial reflection: Who am I to impose demands and unrealistic…

Embracing a Culture of Gentleness at COR: A Support Person’s Journey

As I reflect on my journey with COR, I am filled with gratitude for the invaluable training and knowledge I have gained. When I initially sought employment, my primary goal was to find a person-centered environment where I…

Embracing Equality and Unconditional Love in Gentle Teaching

In the realm of Gentle Teaching and my experiences with COR, the essence of a culture of gentleness resonates profoundly when we recognize the fundamental equality shared by all individuals, regardless of their ability level. This belief has…

Embracing Humanity: Acknowledging Vulnerabilities and Celebrating Gifts

In the realm of Gentle Teaching and Interdependence, we delve into the profound essence of humanity—understanding who the other is, unraveling their vulnerabilities, and cherishing the unique gifts they bring to the world. Caregivers embark…

Nurturing Engagement Amidst Resistance: A Gentle Teaching Approach

Encountering resistance from those who refuse to participate is a common challenge in caregiving. Here are practical insights for navigating these situations: Establish Structure: Ensure a structured daily routine for meaningful engagement. Collaborate…

The Heart of Gentle Teaching: Mentors Embrace the Power of Presence

In the realm of Gentle Teaching, a profound truth resonates: "Mentors cannot give what they do not have." This principle, articulated by John McGee, encapsulates the essence of mentorship, emphasizing the transformative power of genuine connection…

Embracing Unconditional Love in Challenging Moments

In the realm of caregiving, it's essential to acknowledge our shared humanity and foster connections that transcend moments of hardship. John McGee, a guiding light in the philosophy of Gentle Teaching, encourages us to challenge the prevailing…

Embracing Unconditional Value in Gentle Teaching: A Journey of Transformation

At Gentle Teaching International, we've discovered that the catalyst for change lies within ourselves – in our warmth, tolerance, and the translation of values into relationships grounded in companionship. The essence of our interactions should…

The Transformative Journey: Stretching Toward Other-Centeredness in Gentle Teaching

At Gentle Teaching International, we embark on a profound pedagogical journey, one that centers around the transformative process of stretching. In the realm of caregiving, our focus is on imparting a sense of "safe" by embracing the person…